Foxrock History Club Upcoming Meetings

FOXROCK LOCAL HISTORY CLUB

Our next March public meetings are via ZOOM on

TUESDAY 9TH (1) AND

TUESDAY 16TH (2) MARCH 2021

AT 8.00 P.M. SHARP

MAIN TALKS (1) WALLED GARDENS IN OUR AREA IN THE PAST. BY MYLES REID (on the 9th

There once was a lot of walled gardens in the Foxrock are mostly attached to the big bones that were plentiful this part of Dublin A few have m ed, but many now have housing built in these area From researching old map and the records of the Large houses in the area Mylen has built up a record of where these were who the owners of these houses were and what has become of these once fine country houses and gardens

Hear how these burden were once the food source for the big house is well an applying fresh flowers to the house See your local area in a new light and maybe be encouraged to make your garden more productive.

(2) Eoin Ó’Duffy. By Maurice Manning (on the 16th)

Eom ‘Druty was m Irish nationalist, a military leader and popular conservative head of Fine Gael Irish Race) who played a significant role in the development of their armed forces and police. His support of fascism during the 1930s however, cost him much of his popular support Duffy joined the Irish rebels against England in 1917 He became commander of the Irish army (1924-25) after the formation of the Irish Free State (1921) nd served as chief Comission of the Civic Guard (police) from 1922 to 1933. After his removal in 1933 le joined the opposition to Eamon de Valera Fianna Fail government and helped form the Fine Gael party, serving as its president from 1933 until his forced resignation the next year

Maurice Manning will give a very insightful view of Eoin O’Duffy. Maurice was a member of the reaches for 21 yearn, serving m both the Dail and the Seanad He is President of the Irish Human Rights Condition as well as Chancellor of the National University of Ireland,

INVITE FOR THESE ZOOM MEETING Members will receive an email with the invite password

Non Members please send an email to: info@foxrocldocalhistory.ie for a password to this meeting



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