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Old Dublin Society

Members come from all walks of life and span wide age range but all share a love and interest in Dublin. Founded in 1934 to bring those interested in the history of Dublin and Dubliners together and to research, record and share that history Click here to read more

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Meetings & Outings

Twice yearly series of talks on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month from February to May and from September to November. A great opportunity to meet kindred spirits who share a love of and interest in Dublin’s history. Summer outings to places of interest throughout Dublin City & County

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The Old Dublin Society has published the Dublin Historical Record continuously since 1938. This contains the illustrated texts of talks which have been delivered by members and invited guests. The DHR is fully indexed and can be purchased and viewed online through JSTOR
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The Old Dublin Society Meet in
Dublin City Library & Archive 138 -144 Pearse St Dublin 2

All talks begin at 6.00pm. Admission free – All Welcome

Dublin City Library and Archive

Dublin City Library and Archive

  • Public transport: Pearse Dart station Westland Row is 5 minutes walk from the Dublin City Library & Archive. Dublin Buses 1, 47, 56a and 77a pass the door. Cross city Bus routes are 8 minutes away at D'Olier Street and College Green. Dublin Bikes: Pearse St. (No. 32) Fenian St. (No. 63) Sandwith St. (No. 64)

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