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Apr

30

10:30

"From Russia with Love & Other Adventures"

Conor O'Clery

  • 📅Tuesday, April 30, 2019
  • 🕥10:30 - 12:00

Conor O Clery talks about his best selling book "The Shoemaker and his Daughter", a fascinating account of his wife Zhanna's family and their transition from Stalin's Soviet Union to Putin's Russia. If time allows, he will also tell a few tales about his long celebrated journalistic life on The Irish Times.


May

14

10:30

Poetry, please!

Members

  • 📅Tuesday, May 14, 2019
  • 🕥10:30 - 12:00

You are invited to nominate a favourite poem, by a published poet. The theme can be romantic, reflective, quizzical, humourous...any mood you like.

Those selected will be read aloud and discussed at this regular Tuesday meeting. Please send your choice and the reason why the poem is important to you to: dldk.u3a@gmail.com , marked "Attention: Annie"

You will receive a reply.


May

21

10:30

A Special Invitation to members

The Seamus Heaney Exhibit, BoI,College Green

  • 📅Tuesday, May 21, 2019
  • 🕥10:30 - 12:00

The National Library, as curator, has kindly offered us two exclusive tours of this new exhibition celebrating Seamus Heaney. They can accommodate 25 people on each tour, starting at 10.45 and at 11.30 am. Please apply,as soon as possible, stating your preferred time,

to : dldk.u3a@gmail.com , marked "Attention: Denise" .

You will receive a reply.


May

28

10:30

Our European Parliament Elections!

Your DLDK Pundits

  • 📅Tuesday, May 28, 2019
  • 🕥10:30 - 12:00

What have we done?!?

The next elections to the European Parliament are expected to be held between 23 and 26 May 2019. A total of 751 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) currently represent more than 512 million people from 28 member states. In February 2018, the European Parliament voted to decrease the number of MEPs from 751 to 705 if the United Kingdom withdraws from the European Union on the current schedule.[3]


Jun

11

10:30

Harry Clarke; his Stained Glass Legacy

Dr Roisin Kennedy (UCD)

  • 📅Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • 🕥10:30 - 12:00

Dr Kennedy is co-editor of Harry Clarke and Artistic Visions of the New Irish State (Irish Academic Press 2018). She will talk about Clarke's work in stained glass and in illustration and explain why he was one of the most prolific and widely known artists of his generation.

One of his works is on display at Holy Trinity Church, Killiney Hill Road if you would like to see his work close up before our talk.


Jun

25

10:30

Science Forum

Professors Robert Barklie & Chris Stillman & other distinguished DLDK academics

  • 📅Tuesday, June 25, 2019
  • 🕥10:30 - 12:00

Details to follow


Jul

02

10:30

End of Term

No one: we are on vacation from 2nd July until 27th August

  • 📅Tuesday, July 2, 2019
  • 🕥10:30 - 12:00

There will be no main U3A DLDK main meetings during the months of July & August. However, there may be some limited group activities during this period, as decided by participants. We will notify members of any short courses which may take place during the summer vacation period.

And your Steering Group will meet on occasion during this time and will, as ever, remain eternally vigilant, as any Skibbereen ( & West Carbery, to give the full masthead title) Eagle would, as part of the price of liberty...( John Philpot Curran or not? ... apossible topic for another Tuesday...)





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