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Previous Talks

Talks presented during this year and previous years are listed below :

       
       
       
       
       
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
 2018

January

February

March

April

May

June

August

 Above the Hills - Ballyknockan & Poulaphouca

Last Train to Newbridge

Georgian Dublin - Henrietta Street

The Royal Curragh Golf

Gibbett Rath 1798 (Joint meeting)

Living in the Barracks

Great Connell Abbey

 D.McEvoy & B.Kinane

Liam Phelan

Eamonn Fitzsimons

Bill Gibson

Mick Moore

Frank Boland

Paul Cooke

 2017

January

February

March

April

May

June


September

October

November

December

 From the Liffey to the Atlantic Swell

Internments on the Curragh

Postcards from the Edge

Creating the Titanic Experience

The Changing Face of Rural Entertainment

St Conleth's Tennis Club

Photo exhibition "Wider Point of View"

Visit to Connelmore Graveyard

Archaeology of M7 and Sallins Bypass

Bridget Mary Redmond ( nee Mallick)

AGM and Slide Show

Conal Bradley

Reggie Darling

John Armstrong

Conal Harvey

Ger Dooley

Frank Boland

Vincent Brady

Paul Cooke

Noel Dunne

Dr Pat McCarthy

Raphael Ryan

 2016

 January

February

March

April

May

June

June

August

September

October

November

December

 "John Devoy" - Film

German Bombing on the Curragh

Launch of book: "Newbridge 1916"

"Eamon de Valera and Capt Eto Hitzen"

"Culm Crushers, Corn Stacks and Bilberry Picking"

Visit to Pollardstown Cemetery

"Dance Hall Days and Hucklebuck Shoes"

Tour of Newbridge College

Maire Ni Raghallaigh (Conradh na Gaeilge)

Hidden Rivers of Dublin & London

History of Ryston Lodge

Review of Historical Photos

J.Durney & D.Higgins

Liam Kenny

History Group

Eamon O Cuiv, TD

Michael Conry

Brian McCabe

Pat Lonergan

R.Ryan & V.Browne

Mary Ryan

Pat Byrne

Raphael Ryan

Paul Cooke

 2015


 January

February

March

April

June

August

September

October

Novemeber

December

 Motor Racing on the Curragh

The Sabbath Disturbed - 1914 Curragh Mutiny

Queen Victoria's visits to Ireland

St Brigid's Cathedral Kildare

A Walk up Mainstreet - Photo exhibition

Morristown Biller Graveyard booklaunch

AGM and James O'Dea railway photos

The Irish at Waterloo

Artefacts from the M9 excavations

Christmas Party and New Link Magazine



 Oliver McCrossan

L. Kenny/ J.Durney

Paula Lalor

A.J. Mullowney

V. Brady

Graveyard Visit


Peter Molloy

Noel Dunne

Raphael Ryan

 2014

January

February

March

April

May

June

September

October

November

December 

Kildare Local Council Elections 1921

Kildare's Sam Maguire

If Maps Could Speak - Ordnance Survey

Milltown 1923 - A Civil War Murder

Group Visit to Morristown Biller Graveyard

AGM and Viewing of Recently obtained Slides

The Civil Guard Mutiny - Kildare

I Remember it Well

Dan Donnelly

The Graveyard at Morristown Biller

Liam Kenny

Eoghan Corry

Richard Kirwin

A,J. Mullowney

 

Paul Cooke

Brian McCarthy

Liam Phelan

Larry Breen

Brian McCabe

 2013

January

February

March

April

May

June

September

October

November

December

Down on your knees and pray for Shackleton

Sculpture in Urban and Spiritual Environments

From Here to the Himalayas

The Ladytown Estate, Church and Graveyard

Visit to Great Connell, Abbey and Graveyard

Review of recently acquired Photographs

The Jubilee Nurses

Newbridge in 1913

History of Irish Ropes Ltd, 1933 to 1972 

Postcards of Newbridge

Kevin Kenny

Annette McCormack

Brian Geraghty

Brian McCabe

Con Manning

Paul Cooke

 

Raphael Ryan

Mary Ryan O'Shea

Paul Cooke

2012

January

February

March

April

May

June

September

October

November

December

History of Drama Groups in Kildare

The Villages of Bord na Mona

The Clongorey Evictions

The Dominicans in Newbridge

Visit to Bord na Mona Newbridge

Review of the Year and New Photographs

When Shopping was King

Kildare's connection with the Titanic

Transportation of Kildare Women to Australia

Christmas Review of New Photographs

Joe Connolly

Pat Byrne

Mary Ryan

Raphael Ryan

Pat Byrne

Paul Cooke

Barbara Walsh

James Durney

Catherine Fleming

Paul Cooke

2011

January

February

March

April

May

June

September

October

November

December

 

Historic Photos and Maps of Newbridge

Bord na Mona, Past, Present and Future

Growing up in Newbridge

Early 20th Century Postcards of Co Kildare

Guided tour to Pollardstown Fen

Review of Historic Photographs

Social Housing in Newbridge

Local Elections in Kildare

The Dominicans in Newbridge

Christmas Review of New Photographs

Paul Cooke

Pat Byrne

Raphael Ryan

Ronnie Matthews

Michael Jacob

Paul Cooke

James Durney

Liam Kenny

Raphael Ryan

Paul Cooke

2010

October

November

December

Public Meeting to Re-establish History Group

The Newbridge History Trail

History Group Committee, Planning Meeting 

 

James Durney

Committee

       
       

 

                        

 

Newbridge Railway Station

 

 

 

 

 

Morristown Biller - Graveyard Project

In August and September a group of volunteers embarked on a project

Con Manning