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Programme 2008 - 2009

All meetings begin at 7:30pm in (except for 20 October 2008 and 15 June 2009) Down County Museum

From 'A Survey of the town of Downpatrick in the County of Down and province of Ulster in Ireland' by James Maguire 1708 - PRONI D4 77A

Date Event
Monday 15 September A Century of Photographs - Images from the Down County Museum archive- Leslie Simpson
[VENUE: Presbyterian Hall, Kildare St. Ardglass]
Monday 20 October
F.J. Biggar - Ireland's Cultural Ambassador- Roger Dixon
Monday 17 November Launch of Society's Journal - Lecale Review No. 6 - Launched by Colin McGrath, Chairman of Down District Council - Musical entertainment and supper will be provided after the launch
Monday 15 December Sights Gone and Going in Lecale & Beyond - A photographer looks around him - Alan Johnston
Monday 19 January The Importance of being Wilde Down - The Wildes of Downpatrick - Maurice Cassidy
Monday 16 February The Belfast & County Down Railway - its rebirth in Downpatrick - Michael Collins
Monday 9 March Down Cathedral - The Saint Patrick Festival Lecture - Fred Rankin
Monday 20 April The Coastal Archaeology of Strangford Lough - Sineag MaCartan
Monday 18 May Annual General Meeting and Members items of interest
Monday 15 June Annual Outing - Guided walk around Downpatrick

Members: FREE
Visitors: £2.00
Saint Patrick's Festival Lecture: Free to all (Sponsored by Down District Council)