9th January - 12 March 2020 - Dunhill History Lecture Series XIV

Series XIV, 2020

The series will run for ten weeks, every Thursday from 9 January to 12 March.  Lectures are held at Dunhill Multi-Education Centre (opposite the GAA grounds). 

Starting at 8 p.m., each lecture lasts about an hour and is followed by a question & answer session and light refreshments.

9 Jan        Julian Walton: “Eaten by a hog”: The early history of Kilmeadan

16 Jan       Liam Suipéal: Coastal Place names from Dungarvan to Youghal - an illustrated talk on our coastal heritage.

23 Jan       Niamh Crowley: Women, the vote, and Waterford

30 Jan       Julian Walton:  The Hore family of Dungarvan

6 Feb     William Fraher: Visualising the past: Waterford County Museum’s photographic archive

13 Feb  Julian Walton: Charles Newport Bolton (1816-1884) – artist, genealogist, and historian of Waterford Harbour

20 Feb      Christina Knight O’Connor and Eddie Cantwell: Investigations at Gallows Hill, Dungarvan - a community archaeology project

27 Feb       Dave Pollock: Finding medieval Stradbally

5 March     Eugene Broderick: Thomas Meagher (1789?-1874): the forgotten father of Thomas Francis Meagher

12 March   Julian Walton: A surprise!