Golf Match 18th June 2015

A small group of retired Trinity staff played current Trinity staff in a golf match at Ashbourne Golf Club on Thursday 18th June. A beautiful day made up for the lack of success. Congratulations to Daphne Gill on winning the best retiree prize. Some photos may be viewed in the Gallery

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Long Room Hub – Upcoming Events

This is a list of some of the Arts and Humanities related events taking place in the Long Room Hub over the coming weeks: TUESDAY, 23 JUNE 2015 13:00 | Trinity Long Room Hub ‘I’ve Just Seen a Face: Preserving Photographs Worldwide From Benin and Beirut to Bogota’ A public lecture by Prof Debra Hess […]

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Medieval Dublin walk – 16th June 2015

Thanks to Lorcan O’Meara for giving us an excellent guided tour of Medieval Dublin this morning.  We started our tour just outside the Chester Beatty Library and roughly followed the line of the old wall of Dublin.  The weather was fine and about 30 of us walked for about two hours, finishing in Dame Street. Some […]

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Visit to Dublin Zoo – 25th May 2015

On 25th May 2015, fifteen members of our group enjoyed a private guided tour of Dublin Zoo led by its Director, Mr Leo Oosterweghel. The tour lasted almost three hours and was very enjoyable and we were lucky with the weather. As it was a small group and proved to be very popular, all the […]

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Visit to the National Gallery of Ireland – 12th May 2015

On Tuesday 12 May twenty-five members of the Association visited the National of Gallery of Ireland where we were very kindly treated to morning coffee in the Friends’ Room. We were greeted by Maureen Beary Ryan, Administrator of the Friends of the National Gallery, and her assistant Laura Buckley.  Maureen gave us an overview of […]

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Visit to Dublin Castle – 15th April 2015

On the morning of Wednesday 15 April 2015 forty members of the Association met for coffee in the Silk Road Café.  We then walked over to the State Apartments of Dublin Castle. The tour also included the Chapel Royal and culminated with a visit to the Undercroft. Our tour guide, Elizabeth, was excellent and gave […]

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Gardening course

A new series of gardening classes will start on Saturday 25th April and will run through May on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The classes will be held in the TCD Botanic Gardens in Dartry. Topics will include growing your own vegetables, choosing the right plants for your garden and also an introduction to garden design. If […]

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Long Room Hub – Upcoming Events

Members may be interested in some of the Arts and Humanities related events taking place over the coming weeks in the Long Room Hub.   THURSDAY, 23 APRIL 2015 09:15 | Trinity Long Room Hub ‘Scenographic Things / Scenography Objects’ A day-long performance research seminar organized by the TaPRA Scenography Working Group. Registration Required.   […]

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Annual General Meeting – 25th March 2015

The first Annual General Meeting of the Association was held on 25th March 2015 and was attended by 57 members.   The meeting heard the reports of the Chairperson, the Treasurer and the Secretary and also approved some amendments to the constitution.  A new Executive Committee was elected and will remain in office until the next AGM […]

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Altamont Garden – 11th February 2015

On 11th February, 39 of our members set off to visit Altamont Garden in Tullow, Co Carlow.  The trip was scheduled during Snowdrop Week.  We arrived at the Mount Wolseley Hotel for lunch about 12.15pm and had a good lunch in a reserved area of the hotel.  We then left for Altamont Garden, arriving just before […]

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