Killarney. the Royal visit of 1861 that put Killarney on the tourist map.Frank Tracy
This talk tells the story of the Royal visit
to Killarney of 1861 and of the tragic events that followed it for Queen
Victoria and her hosts, the Earl of Kenmare and Col. Henry Arthur
Herbert. It also tells the story of how these events led to the
establishment of the Killarney National Park.
Feb 2019 Issue
The Society for the Study of Nineteenth-century Ireland
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
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
Close to N11 Loughlinstown junction, Loughlinstown Drive
is a long winding cul-de-sac, and the Centre 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. Call in and meet us!!