A glimpse of life in rural India – Thursday 11th March 2021

A glimpse of life in rural India  Sara McMurry will presented a talk  entitled ‘A glimpse of life in rural India’.  Sara McMurry was for a number of years a lecturer in Applied Mathematics at Trinity. Eighteen months after retiring she visited India for the first time, and was inspired to return as a volunteer, teaching underprivileged children. She […]

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Pitch and Putt outing – Malahide – 5 September 2019

Six of our members played a very enjoyable round of Pitch and Putt on the Malahide Castle Demesne course on Thursday, 5 September.  We divided the group into 2 3-balls and following coffee and refreshments in the Tree House Café set off for the course at 11.45. The course was in beautiful condition and we […]

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Poolbeg Lighthouse Walk – 14 May 2019

Ten of the members met outside the Bord Gáis Theatre on Grand Canal Dock on one of the best days of the year so far, one member joined us at the half way stage. The start of the walk was though urban landscapes, crossing the Grand Canal and then the Dodder to reach Ringsend and […]

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Tolka Valley Walk – 9th April 2019

On a grey but dry morning, eighteen of us met at 10.30 at the gate of Holy Cross College on Clonliffe Road.  A short walk through the college grounds brought us to the river bank.  We came out on to Drumcondra Road, through the Archbishop’s palace grounds, before rejoining the river at Drumcondra bridge and […]

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Trip to Istanbul – 25th to 29th March 2019

The 21 strong TRA 4 day excursion to Istanbul from March 25-29 started with a faultfree and on-time flight and a seriously edible meal courtesy of Turkish airlines.  They also allowed a free check-in bag, for the record.  We were met by our vivacious and carefree but very caring guide, Mellmet, who was with us […]

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Visit to the Tenement Museum – 13 March 2019

Members of the Association attended a tour of 14 Henrietta Street in the north inner city of Dublin on Wednesday, 13th March. Henrietta Street was built in the 1720s for Dublin’s wealthy elite.  The street consisted of elegant town houses built as one-family homes.  The tour of number 14 tells the story of the house […]

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