Explore Dublin Dockland’s History this St Patrick’s Weekend

Dublin Dock Workers Preservation Society will be holding an exciting event as part of the St Patrick Festival in Dublin. The event which is free to attend will take place on Saturday 18th March in the Galleria in the Chq Building on the quays.

Two guest speakers Joe Mooney, from the Dublin Dockworkers Preservation Society & the East Wall History Group and Ann Matthews, historian, author and playwright, will be giving eye-opening accounts of the rich social history of Dublin’s docklands.

Joe Mooney will present his talk WAR & PEACE and the Dublin Docklands. The talk will examine a century and a half of human conflict, highlighting connections with the Dublin Docklands. Ann Matthews will then present the The Rich History of the Parish of St. Laurence O’Toole, an insightful look into the North Wall parish.

The event is free to attend and you can book your place hereThere is also currently an ongoing exhibition about the Dublin Docklands in the Chq Building which will run until 27th March, it’s free to attend and worth checking out.

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Ann Robinson
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