Local Organisations: Dublin & Fingal
A list of Dublin Historical and Archaeological societies can also be found here: http://www.dublinheritage.ie/associations/index.htm
DUBLIN CITY AND FINGAL
Partial commissioned research service.
Established in 1981, the BHS’s goal is to promote an interest in the local history of Balbriggan & District through lectures, publications and exhibitions.
The meetings of the Clontarf Historical Society take place on the second Monday of the month at 8.15pm in the Resource centre St. John The Baptist Church Clontarf Road from September to May. New members are always welcome!
The Boards main role is to prepare and oversee the implementation of a ten -year strategy for the economic, social and cultural development of Dublin. To facilitate local involvement in the development of the strategy a Community Forum was established in January 2000.
It has the general aim of promoting an interest in all branches of natural history. The Field club activities are educational and provide opportunities for people to share their interests in, and learn about the natural history of our environment. The Club is concerned with the conservation and protection of rare and endangered plants and animals and the protection of sites of scientific interest.
The Loughshinny & Rush Historical Society was founded in 1989 to ‘compile, research, record and correlate the history folklore and traditions of the Loughshinny and Rush area of North Fingal’.
This local Family History Society was formed in April 1993. Monthly lectures are arranged for the 3rd Thursday of each month and these are detailed at: http://www.ballinteer.dublindiocese.ie/parish_bulletinboard.htm#Hist
The monthly meetings are held at 8pm. (February to June & September to November, inclusive).
The Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Heritage Society offer a Partial Service for enquirers seeking information on their ancestors from south County Dublin. Typically an Initial enquiry receives a reply from this Centre within two weeks.
The Society aims to promote and sustain an interest in the culture, heritage and history of Ireland, with a particular interest in the area formerly covered by the Borough of Dun Laoghaire (estb. 1930) including the towns of Dun Laoghaire, Dalkey and Blackrock on Dublin’s Riviera. The Society has a special interest in the history of the town of Dun Laoghaire (formerly Kingstown) and the Harbour at Dun Laoghaire.
Clondalkin History Society was founded in September 1982, after a project was initiated by Clondalkin Junior Chamber to test the interest for local history in the area. The Society’s stated aim was that through lectures, seminars, exhibitions, field trips, urban and tourist trails to encourage knowledge of Clondalkin’s heritage and to promote a personal identity with the area.
To find out the history of the Malahide area. To gather details of events both major and minor, record them and narrate them through lectures and walks. To instill a love of Malahide village and surroundings among the people who live here. To preserve the unique qualities of Malahide, which may be in danger of being lost. In the long term to produce a booklet on the history of the Malahide area. To establish a Museum.
Local History, Heritage and folklore for Skerries & Fingal.