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Archive: Measure Twice Cut Once

Date: 13th May 2014 6:30 PM Venue: Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club, 9 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 Lecturer: Dr Rosa Meehan – Curator, National Museum of Ireland ‘Measure Twice Cut Once’ Aspects of the Irish Country Furniture Collection at the National Museum of Ireland Rosa Meehan has been a curator in the Irish Folklife Division for five…

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Archive: Sweet Delights in Georgian Dublin

Date: 10th April 2014 6:30 PM Venue: The National Library of Ireland Lecturers: Dorothy Cashman and Tara Kellaghan Dorothy Cashman and Tara Kellaghan are currently engaged in researching traditions relating to elite dining in Georgian Ireland and frequently have recourse the National Library of Ireland’s excellent collection of period manuscripts. In this talk, Dorothy and Tara will…

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Archive: Treasures of the RDS

Date: Monday 17th February 2014 12:00 PM This tour will take in the history of the Royal Dublin Society in its Charters, Paintings, and Sculptures which are housed in a series of rooms culminating in the finest room, the Council Chamber. This contains portraits of past Presidents and other notable figures associated with its Foundation. The tour will…

Archive: Annual General Meeting 2014

Annual General Meeting 2014 Our AGM is scheduled for Saturday 1 February at 10:30 a.m. and will take place in Dublin at the Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club. Nomination Deadline All nominations for the committee election must be submitted to the Hon. Secretary no later than 11 January 2013. Download Nomination Form here

Archive: The Plasterwork of the Lafranchini Brothers Lecture

Date: Wednesday 11 December 2013, 6:30 pm Lecturer: Dr. Christine Casey Venue: Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club, Dublin 2 The plasterwork of Paolo, Filippo Lafranchini is the westernmost expression of a pan-European decorative phenomenon which exerted very considerable influence on Ireland’s native school of plasterwork. The Lafranchini were among a group of craftsmen who travelled to Britain…