The Society are pleased to present a talk to be given by Martina Corrigan entitled "The Life and Times of Francis Sheehy Skeffington" on Thursday 20th April at 8pm in the Slane Youth Cafe building on Chapel St., Slane,
Martina, our treasurer, will trace the life of this highly principled man to his tragic death in 1916. Hoping you will be able to attend,
Sincerely Mary McDonnell, Secretary.
Slane History and Archaeology Society are starting their series of Spring Talks and are pleased to welcome Ashling Heffernan, Manager of the Battle of the Boyne Centre Oldbridge who will give a talk entitled "The Kings Gift -Mementoes from King William III", which should be of great interest to those who live locally and those interested in the Battle of the Boyne and its aftermath.
The talk will take place on Thursday 16th February at 8pm in the Slane Youth Club building on Chapel St., Slane. all welcome and parking available- do hope you can make it.
Best wishes, Mary McDonnell
Saturday 10th December 2016
Evening meal in Ardboyne hotel at 6.30pm
After the meal the group will attend an Emer Quinn concert in the Solstice theatre in Navan. All welcome. Please contact Mary McDonnell for details. 0872222144
Slane History and Archaeology Society are hosting a talk by well known sailor and conservationist Pat Murphy who will relate the story of the most famous yacht in Irish history- the Asgard.
Pat will tell the Asgards story from her launch in 1905 to her conservation in Collins Barracks Museum, including her voyage to carry guns and ammunition to the Irish Volunteers.
This promises to be an interesting evening so hope you can attend.
The talk will take place in the old Schoolhouse, Chapel St., Slane at 8pm on Thursday 10th November.
With kind regards, Mary McDonnell