Celbridge Programmes

2019 – Programme of Talks (in Celbridge Library) and Outings.

Monday, 4 February 2019
7.30pm AGM
8.00pm Dr Séamas Ó Síocháin: No braver man – the life and varied career of Roger Casement – early career in Africa and South America

Monday, 4 March 2019
7.30 Dr Michael Potterton, Medieval historian and archaeologist: The medieval church at Ardrass, Co Kildare and its wider context.

Monday, 1 April 2019
7.30pm Dr Christopher J. Woods, historian and author of Bodenstown Revisited: Bodenstown pilgrimages: place, time and popularity

Monday, 13 May 2019
7.30pm Dr Joe Kehoe: Theme and Variations: Border crossings in the Story of the Radio Éireann Symphony Orchestra

Early August 2019 – TBCJoint commemoration of St. Mochua in Celbridge – (with Timahoe, Rathcoffey, Clondalkin)

Monday, 2 September 2019
7.30pm Dr Karina Holton: Lord Cloncurry V Sir John Piers: A case of Criminal Conversation

Monday, 7 October 2019
7.30pm Dr Gaye Ashford:The Letters of Mrs Katherine Conolly, 1707-1747

Monday, 4 November 2019
7.30pm Kevin Kenny: Get down on your knees and pray for Shackleton

Members outings and visits

17 March 2019 – St Patrick’s Day
Annual visit to St Patrick’s oratory, St Patrick’s hill and holy well.

Wednesday, 22 May 2019
Annual outing of members: Guided tour of Borris House, Co Carlow (ref. Home of McMurrough Kavanagh)
Further details TBC.