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August 2019

Heritage Week Outing to Walshestown Barrows with Dr David Mc Guinness

Saturday, August 24th, 2019 @ 2:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Walshestown Church Walshestwon, Co. Westmeath Ireland + Google Map
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Heritage week Outing this year will be to Walshestown Barrows Tour Prehistoric Barrows, Slanemore. Speaker Dr David McGuinness. Meeting at Walshestown RC church, on Saturday 24 August at 2.45 pm, finishing 4.15 pm Archaeologist Dr David McGuinness will lead a tour of the impressive prehistoric barrow cemetery at Slane More. A site which features in the Táin Bó Cúailnge. Please dress for the outdoors. At Slanemore (Slemain Mide) about 5km west of Mullingar is a cemetery of six barrows or…

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September 2019

Dr Ada Engkish, Revolutionary and Psychiatrist, Born and Educated in Mullingar Co. Westmeath

The Contribution of Irish Women During The Revolutionary Decade 1913-1923 by Professor Mary McAuliff, UCD.

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Greville Arms Hotel, Greville Arms Hotel, Pearse St,
Mullingar, Westmeath N91 X9RN Ireland
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A Lecture on the contribution of Irish Women during the revolutionary decade from 1913 to 1923 will be presented by Professor Mary McAuliffe of University College Dublin (UCD) Light Refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

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October 2019

The Michael Collins I Knew, by Nora Owen

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Greville Arms Hotel, Pearse St, Commons
Mullingar, Westmeath N91 X9RN Ireland
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Westmeath Archaeological and Historical Society Presents THE MICHAEL COLLINS I KNEW by Nora Owen On wednesday 16th October 2019 at 8pm in the Greville Arms Hotel, Mullingar. Refreshments will be served All are welcome

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The Why and The How of Oral History Research – Workshop by Adrian Roche

Saturday, October 26th, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Westmeath County Council, Aras an Chontae, Mount Street
Mullingar, Co Westmeath M91 FH4n Ireland
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Free
Adrian Roche of Oral History Ireland

Westmeath Archaeological and Historical Society will host an Oral History workshop in the Executive Lounge County Building Mullingar on Saturday 26 October next between 10am And 4pm The workshop will be facilitated by Adrian Roche from the Oral History Network of Ireland Adrian has wide experience of conducting oral history research publication and presentation This is an invaluable opportunity to learn the basics of gathering oral history source Material and conducting your own research This is a free event supported…

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Sean McGuinness Kilbeggan War of Independence Veteran

Thursday, October 31st, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Kilbeggan Parish Centre Kilbeggan, Co WestMeath Ireland
Free

Westmeath Archaeological & Historical Society Presents a Lecture by Dr Philip McConway on Sean McGuinness Kilbeggan War of Independence Veteran Refreshments will be served All Are Welcome

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November 2019

Countess Markievicz by Patrick Quigley

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Greville Arms Hotel, Greville Arms Hotel, Pearse St,
Mullingar, Westmeath N91 X9RN Ireland
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Westmeath Archaeological & Historical Society Present centenary Lecture by Mr Patrick Quigley on Countess Markievicz Refreshment will be served all are welcome  

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December 2019

Book Launch

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Greville Arms Hotel, Greville Arms Hotel, Pearse St,
Mullingar, Westmeath N91 X9RN Ireland
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Free

Westmeath Archaeoligical & Historical Society Invite you to a Book Launch by Melanie McQuade & Seamus O'Brien of "Begging Charity and Religion in Pre-Famine Ireland" by Dr Ciaran McCabe and "The Táin Route in counties Westmeath & Meath" by Paul Gosling All are Welcome & Refreshments will be served

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January 2020

The Last Ice Age in Westmeath by Dr Robbie Meehan

January 15th @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Greville Arms Hotel, Greville Arms Hotel, Pearse St,
Mullingar, Westmeath N91 X9RN Ireland
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Westmeath Archaeological and Historical Society Presents THE LAST ICE AGE IN WESTMEATH by Dr. Robbie Meehan On wednesday 15th January 2020 at 8pm in the Greville Arms Hotel, Mullingar. Refreshments will be served All are welcome

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February 2020

The Medieval Parishes of Westmeath

February 12th @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Greville Arms Hotel, Greville Arms Hotel, Pearse St,
Mullingar, Westmeath N91 X9RN Ireland
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Westmeath Archaeological and Historical Society Presents The Medieval Parishes of Westmeath by Dr. Rory Masterson On wednesday 12th February 2020 at 8pm in the Greville Arms Hotel, Mullingar.   All are Welcome, Refreshments will be served.

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March 2020

Send Them Home Sweating, A History of Irish Showbands

March 11th @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Greville Arms Hotel, Greville Arms Hotel, Pearse St,
Mullingar, Westmeath N91 X9RN Ireland
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Westmeath Archaeological and Historical Society Presents "Send Them Home Sweating" a History of Irish Showbands by Tony Browne On wednesday 11th March 2020 at 8pm in the Greville Arms Hotel, Mullingar. All are Welcome, Refreshments will be served.

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