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2016-2017 Presenter
Georgian Dublin Diarmuid Ó Gráda
1916 - The roles of St. John Ambulance Padraig Allen
Kevin Barry - talk + UCD story boards Prof. Eunan O'Halpin
Townships of South Dublin Seamus O'Maithu
Roger Casement, Alice Stopford Green and the shaping of Irish Nationality Dr. Angus Mitchell
Jonathan Swift and Money (clergyman, author and banker) Brendan Twomey
The Complete Guide to the Statues and Sculptures of Dublin City Neal Doherty
The Sinking of the Lusitania Cormac F. Lowth
   
2015-2016 Presenter
Tourist's Tales of Old Rathdown - how outsiders viewed us in pre-famine times Liam Clare
Dublin Tramways John Kelleher
Irish Historic Towns Atlas - No. 26 Dublin 1756-1847 Rob Goodbody
ASGARD, Kelpie, Chotah and Nugget - 1914 gun-runners on the Road to the Rising - and beyond Pat Murphy
Robert Tressell, Dubliner - author of The Ragged Trousered Philantropists
Bryan MacMahon
Dublin's Victorian Heritage Michael Barry
St. Columbanus and the Irish Monks in Europe Enzo Farinella
The Martello Towers of Dublin Rob Goodbody
   
2014-2015 Presenter
William Orpen - Stillorgan born Portrait and War Artist Dominic Lee
Brian Boru - 1014 and the Battle of Clontarf Dennis McIntyre
The Lighthouses of Ireland Brian Maguire
Forgotten Monkstown - renowned people etc Tom Conlon
A History of the Post Office in Ireland John Lennon
From Seed Shops to Garden Centres Myles Reid
Gallipoli Michael Lee
For the sake of the peat - the byways and narrow guage railways of Bord na Mona Sean Cain
2013-2014 Presenter
"Who fears to wear the Red Hand Badge" - The 1913 Dublin Lock-out and South County Dublin Padraig Yeates
Remembering Jammet's - the only French Restaurant in Dublin! Christopher Sands
William Ashfiord's Mount Merrion Finola O'Kane
The Little Ships in Ireland's history Pat Sweeney
Donnybrook - from tranquil Village to bustling Suburb John Holohan
Dublin's Theatre Royal Conor Doyle
Richard Turner 'Ironmaster' Stephen Kane
Birth of Aviation in Ireland Paddy Donoghue
   
2012-2013 Presenter
James Joyce - some historical meanderings Conal Hooper
In Honour and Memory - the Memorials of Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Tim Carey
'Memorabilia' evening Members & Visitors
The Glencree Story Frank Tracy
The History and Development of the Belfield Campus Gary Smith
Maritime Art around Dublin Bay Cormac Louth
In the footsteps of Howard-Bury, Shackleton and Crozier to Everest, South Georgia and the Arctic Frank Nugent
The Life and Works of Edward Lovett Pearce Pat Sheridan
   
2011-2012 Presenter
Titanic - the true story Ed Coghlan
Royal Dublin Society Dr. Tony Scott
Beaufield and its People Anne O'Connor
Dublin in 1911 James Scannell
Speeds's Map of Dublin 1610 Seamus O'Maitiu
History of Dublin Zoo Catherine de Courcy
Clonskeagh - a place in history Dr. Martin Holland
St. Helens' - 18th century mansion Moira Laffan