History Talk Series 2019

14th, 21st & 28th of November
History Talk Series 2019

Starting at 12:30 -2:00PM every Thursday from 14th -28th Nov 2019 in the Courtyard Room


14th November: Porcelain Through The Years
Newbridge House tour guide Rachel Carey hosts our first talk referencing the Lady Betty Cobbe’s ‘Peacock’ Worcester Porcelain currently on display in Dublin Castle.

21st November: William Kelly of Portrane - Forgotten Hero of the Famine and Land War
Local author Gerard Ronan will discuss his book. He has published three historical books in total ‘The Irish Zorro’, ‘The Round Towers of Fingal’ and ‘William Kelly of Portrane’ were published in partnership with Fingal County Libraries.

28th November: From Pat the Postilion, Linn the Butler, to Joney the Lady’s Maid
Cathal Dowd Smith, Curator of Newbridge House, has been researching the family archives to learn more about the three centuries of characters who populated the Servants Quarters at Newbridge. Join him as he unravels their working day, their interesting stories as well as some myth-busting realities of servant life. 
 
To book, please contact reservations@shannonheritage.com or ann.brophy@shannonheritage.com.
 

Membership

Enjoy a gift of magic and adventure with our Annual Membership Pass

Offering cardholders unlimited access to Malahide Castle and Gardens (including the Butterfly House and Fairy Trail) and Newbridge House and Farm, our new Annual Membership Pass makes light work of great days out for all the family!

Members can also enjoy a 10% discount on entry to other Shannon Heritage properties, 10% off in the Malahide and Newbridge gift shops, and much more...


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