This talk traces the family history of
Lord Massy of Duntrileague from the Battle of Hastings in 1066 to the
present day. Lord Massy had 34,000 acres of land and four mansions in
Ireland. In 1924 the 6th Baron Massy was carried from his last mansion
in the Dublin Mountains and dumped on the roadway. The present family
are ordinary working people living the in the UK.
Frank will be leading a guided walk for South
Dublin Libraries around the Massy Estate at Killakee (beside the Hell
Fire Club) at 11.00am on Thursday 16 August.
Flagging Ireland is a new 52-page full colour publication (August
2015) by the Genealogical Society of Ireland, edited by Stan Zamyatin Moore.
It deals with the design and use of flags in Ireland, north and south.
It is intended for use by school;s, colleges, sporting clubs and local
communities to assist them in the design, manufacture and use of flags.
This guide takes the reader through the steps to create a wonderfully
vibrant and visible representation of the unique local identities of
communities and groups.
The price is €10 +€2 p&p
For the month of October, the book is available at a discount of €3. Click here
The Daonchartlann is open to members and the public on Wednesdays 10.00-4.00 and on Saturday afternoons 2.00-5.00. The computer facilities there are being extended and it is hoped that there will be increased access to genealogy databases. There are always experienced members on hand to provide advice and assistance.
Close to N11 Loughlinstown junction, Loughlinstown Drive is a long winding cul-de-sac, and the Daonchartlann is located near the end, behind the DLR Leisure Centre. The nearest M50 junction is junction 16 Cherrywood. The centre is served by the 7a bus from Dublin via Dun Laoghaire, by the 111 bus from Dun Laoghaire and by the 111 bus from Brides Glen Luas station