Talks 2017

Lectures and talks take place at 7.30pm in the Helen Roe theatre, which is in the basement of Society House, 63 Merrion Square, unless otherwise indicated. All are welcome to attend.


6 February 2017
Picturing Ireland: a view of the nation from the National Library’s collections
Ms Katherine McSharry, National Library of Ireland


6 March 2017
Leap Castle, Co. Offaly
Dr Andrew Tierney, Architectural Historian


3 April 2017
Ritual and religion in the Early Bronze Age: insights from Roughan Hill, the Burren, Co. Clare
Dr Ros Ó Maoldúin, Director of the Irish Fieldschool of Prehistoric Archaeology


8 May 2017
Several thoughts on the evolution of the Irish Gothic capital
Dr Danielle O’Donovan, The Irish Heritage Trust


4 September 2017
Experimental archaeology: making, understanding, story-telling
Prof Aidan O’Sullivan, University College Dublin


2 October 2017
Breaking the mould: Ireland’s replicas of cultural objects from the historic to the digital
Ms Michael Ann Bevivino, Honorary General Secretary


6 November 2017
The medieval missal of Merrion Square – a fragile masterpiece revealed
Mr Timothy O’Neill, Member