WHAT'S ON NEXT..........1st February, 2018
(c) 2016 Mount Merrion Historical Society
8.00pm, Thursday 1st February, 2018
Mount Merrion Community Centre
Dublin since 1922
Illustrated talk by Tim Carey
Timís talk unfolds around hundreds of dates in the history of Dublin city, beginning with the founding of the Irish state - when Dublin had the worst slums in Europe - and ending in the last days of the Celtic Tiger. Through major events, Carey charts nearly a century of the capitalís history, from the Civil War, the Eucharistic Congress and President Kennedyís visit, to the 1986 earthquake, the Stardust disaster and the changing faces of the St Patrickís Day parade
Tim Carey is a historical researcher and has written many books including: Mountjoy: the Story of a Prison, Hanged for Ireland, Hanged for Murder: Irish State Executions, Croke Park: A History and his latest and most ambitious book to date Dublin Since 1922.