Meath Archaeological and Historical Society
Programme for 2003
Wednesday February 5
Leaving Certificate History Syllabus:
DR. FRANK HOLOHAN
St. Patricks Classical School
Navan. 8 p.m.
Wednesday February 19
Launch of Ríocht na Midhe 2003 by
MOST REV. DR. MICHAEL SMITH
Members and invited guests
Reception: 7.00-8.90 p.m.
"Galtrim, a small Meath parish and the Archdiocese of Armagh: the financial connection"
REV. GERARD RICE, P.P. Kilcloon
Dalgan Park, Navan. 8 p.m.
Sunday March 9
"The Hedge Schools, 1695 to 1831"
DR. ANTONIA McMANUS
County Library, Trim. 3.00 p.m.
Wednesday April 9
Annual General Meeting
"Expedition to the Antarctic"
St. Patricks Classical School,
Navan. 8.00 p.m.
Sunday May 18
DR. MICHAEL BAILLIE
Queens University, Belfast.
Civic Centre, Duleek.
Sunday June 8
FR. GERARD RICE P.P.
Date and Details later.
Sunday July 20
Mount Hanover House
NOEL RYAN/JOHN McCULLEN
off Duleek/Julianstown Road
Sunday August 17
"History of the Nugent Family in Meath and Westmeath"
Farrenconnell, Mountnugent Off Oldcastle/Mountnugent Road,
Sunday September 14
"Archives in Meath County Library"
County Library, Navan. 3.00 p.m.
Friday October 3
"Poets of Cultural Transition in Meath and `Breifne
SEAMUS MAC GABHANN, NUI Maynooth
in conjunction with 0 Carolan Harp and Cultural Festival
Sunday November 16
"Meath Clerics on the Continent in the 17th Century
DR. THOMAS OCONNOR NUI Maynooth
St. Marys Church of Ireland, Navan.
Press Release: 25th July 03
Sunday July 27th
"Le Cheile goes to the Cairns"
A talk by Professor Gabriel Cooney
Head of the Archaeology Department, UCD
Meet at Cairns Car Park at 6 PM
Weather permitting the talk will take place at the Cairns - otherwise it will be held in the Gilson School at 7:30pm