Bulletin No. 2

Monthly round-up for February:

Websites:

Enniskerry History

  • Article on a funny dining experience at Tinnehinch Inn in 1781.
  • A description of Enniskerry in 1815.
  • The beautiful Taylor and Skinner Maps of 1777.
  • A nice picture of Lough Bray Lodge, c. 1850.
  • Lists of the pallbearers for 5th Viscount Powerscourt’s funeral in 1809 were Cols Keating & Howard, Peter LaTouche, Mr Knox, Lord Monck & Henry Grattan.
  • A report in the 1814 Freeman’s Journal reports a Rev Robert Daly as rector of Powerscourt. Is this the earliest reference to him?
  • A picture of the Mrs John F Kennedy plaque at Powerscourt.

Calendar

  • 6th March, Glenview Hotel – “Recording Wicklow’s Wildlife” – Éamon de Buitléar, Kilmac History Society.
  • 7th March, National Library of Ireland – “Answering the sick call” – a talk on 19th century medical practitioners.
  • 8th March, Powerscourt Arms Hotel – “Shankill Evictions in the 1860s”, by Rob Goodbody, Enniskerry Historical Society.