TITLE - The role of the oceans in Earth's climate: natural cycles and anthropogenic change
Leader - Professor Peter Croot

Wed, 05/05/2021 from 10:30 - 12:30 in


TITLE - Notre Dame de Paris. Triumph and Disaster
Leader - Professor Roger Stalley, Emeritus Fellow, Trinity College Dublin

Thu, 29/04/2021 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Interesting Women in the Life of Frederick William Burton - Artist, Antiquary and Director
Leader - Dr Marie Bourke, former Keeper and Head of Education at the National Gallery of Ireland

Thu, 15/04/2021 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - The Ancestral Stomping Ground – Our second visit!
Leader -

Wed, 07/04/2021 from 10:30 - 12:30 in


TITLE - Integrative COVID Medicine - Lifestyle Approaches To Staying Well During A COVID Pandemic
Leader - Dr Ceppie Merry, Integrative Infectious Diseases Consultant, St James's Hospital

Wed, 31/03/2021 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Recovering the Sacred Music of Medieval Ireland
Leader - Dr Ann Buckley, Medieval History Research Centre, Dept of History, TCD

Thu, 18/03/2021 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - The Ancestral Stomping Ground is visited by the Historical and Archaeological Sub-group.
Leader - OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS

Wed, 10/03/2021 from 10:30 - 12:30 in


TITLE - St Patrick in the Digital Age
Leader - Dr Anthony Harvey, Royal Irish Academy

Thu, 04/03/2021 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - The Housing Crisis; Towards a new Philosophy and Affordable Homes for All
Leader - PJ Drudy, Professor Emeritus of Economics, TCD

Thu, 18/02/2021 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - The water beneath our feet: Groundwater and our future
Leader - Bruce Misstear

Wed, 10/02/2021 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Using Complementary approaches to health maintenance in a global pandemic
Leader - Professor Helen Sheridan, TCD

Thu, 04/02/2021 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Robots: Past, Present and a Shared Future
Leader - Prof Kevin Kelly

Thu, 21/01/2021 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Henry Grattan of the Irish Parliament & His North Wicklow Connections
Leader - Local Historian & Bray Heads U3A member, Brian White

Thu, 07/01/2021 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - WISHING ALL OUR BRAY HEADS U3A MEMBERS, THOSE ON OUR WAITING LIST AND ALL IN OUR COMMUNITY IN BRAY A HAPPY & SAFE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR
Leader -

Wed, 06/01/2021 from 00:00 - 00:00 in


TITLE - The Group's Third Christmas Celebration
Leader - Bray Heads U3A Members

Thu, 17/12/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - NOTE - 2PM Start-Time: The American Election and its Aftermath: An Irish Perspective
Leader - Dan Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States

Thu, 10/12/2020 from 14:00 - 15:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - The Bray Heads U3A Second Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Leader -

Thu, 03/12/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Is zero COVID-19 possible?- testing, treatments, vaccines and population immunity
Leader - Professor Kingston Mills

Wed, 02/12/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Infrastructure required for a Zero-Carbon Economy - Gaining Public Support
Leader - Don Moore

Wed, 25/11/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Surviving 'the Group of Death': The winning by Ireland of a seat on the UN Security Council”
Leader - Ambassador Brendan Rogers, Deputy Secretary General of the Department of Foreign Affairs

Thu, 19/11/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - The Medieval Bray Project – Five Years of Exploration 2015–2020
Leader - David McIlreavy

Wed, 11/11/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Zoom Online Talk: Swift and his world
Leader - Professor Andrew Carpenter

Thu, 05/11/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Zoom Online Talk: COVID19: update
Leader - Professor Luke O'Neill

Thu, 29/10/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Zoom Online Talk: The Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement: History, Successes and Lessons for Future Action
Leader - Louise Fitzgerald

Thu, 15/10/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Zoom Online Talk: A book and a Bell: Glendalough on the morning of the 15th May, 1106
Leader - Mary Kelly

Wed, 14/10/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Zoom Online Talk: Wicklow’s Traditional Farmhouses: Rediscovering some of Wicklow’s hidden treasures
Leader - Christiaan Corlett

Thu, 08/10/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Zoom Online Talk: Biodiversity and the Programme for Government Targets
Leader - Steven Matthews, TD

Fri, 02/10/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Zoom Online Talk: Observing and Conserving our Native Wildflowers
Leader - Finola Finlay

Thu, 24/09/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Zoom Online Talk: Building a Just Transition to a Zero-Carbon Economy
Leader - Sinéad Mercier

Wed, 16/09/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Zoom Online Talk & Performance: An Illustrated Introduction to the Blues
Leader - Musician Frank Gallagher

Thu, 10/09/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - NO GROUP MEETINGS IN AUGUST. NEXT ONE ON 10 SEPTEMBER
Leader -

Sat, 01/08/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in


TITLE - Zoom Online Talk: The Georgians: from country house to the ‘season’ in Dublin
Leader - Dr Patricia McCarthy

Thu, 30/07/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Zoom Online Talk: The EU, the Pandemic, the Challenges that the Union Faces - and Ireland
Leader - Former Ambassador, Marie Cross

Thu, 16/07/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Zoom Online Talk: Margaret Thatcher and Ireland
Leader - Former Ambassador Frank Sheridan

Thu, 02/07/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Zoom Online Talk: The Leslie Family in Love and War
Leader - Mark Leslie of the Castle Leslie family, Co. Monaghan, Architect and ''Exhibitionist'

Thu, 18/06/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Zoom Online Talk: Kipling's Kim and "The Great Game"
Leader - Professor Peter Lynch

Thu, 11/06/2020 from 10:30 - 12:00 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Zoom Online Talk: "Who do we think we are?": Ancient DNA and Irish Origins
Leader - Dr Dan Bradley, Trinity College Dublin

Thu, 28/05/2020 from 10:30 - 12:00 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Zoom Online Talk: Communism, Sex and all that Jazz - Popular Anxieties in 1930s Ireland
Leader - Professor Fearghal McGarry, Professor of Modern Irish History at Queen's University, Belfast.

Thu, 14/05/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Zoom Online


TITLE - Zoom Online Event: Everyone Has a Story To Tell: A Guide to Creative Writing
Leader - Writer Liz McManus

Thu, 30/04/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in


TITLE - Really Tackling Climate Change
Leader - Professor John Fitzgerald, TCD, and Chairperson of the Climate Action Advisory Council

Thu, 05/03/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Universal Design: A transformative agent for a better future
Leader - Dr Gerald Craddock, Chief Officer at the Centre For Excellence in Universal Design

Thu, 20/02/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE -
Leader - Visit to the Seamus Heaney Exhibition 'Listen Now Again' & Workshop

Thu, 13/02/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in


TITLE - Elderhood ... Finding a Place in Time
Leader - Brian Keenan

Thu, 06/02/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - The Brontës: Genius, Talent ... or Failure?
Leader - Anne Johnston & Valerie Hand

Thu, 23/01/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Pencils to the Back - the Many Lives of a Foreign Correspondent
Leader - Journalist Conor O'Clery

Thu, 09/01/2020 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - The Bray Heads U3A Group Second Christmas Celebration
Leader - Group Members

Thu, 12/12/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - A Century of Irish International Diplomacy 1919-2019
Leader - Dr Michael Kennedy, Royal Irish Academy

Thu, 28/11/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Sustainable Energy Technology for our Country & our Homes: Some Practical Advice
Leader -

Thu, 21/11/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - The Art of Falconry and Why we Should all Love Birds of Prey
Leader - Dr Maurice Nicholson

Thu, 14/11/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - The EU/ US Relationship: Still Close but Increasingly Complicated
Leader - Anne Anderson, former Irish Ambassador to France, the EU, the UN (Geneva and New York) and, most recently, the USA

Thu, 31/10/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Keeping Safe at Home and Beyond
Leader - Bray Community Garda, Suzanne Byrne & Greystones Fire Brigade Station Officer, Ciaran Hayden

Thu, 24/10/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - William Trevor - The Writer and his Work
Leader - Dr Dolores MacKenna, author of a critical biography of William Trevor

Thu, 17/10/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Courage to Move
Leader - Sister Orla Treacy, IBVM

Thu, 03/10/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Guided Tour of the Joyce Tower Sandycove
Leader - Dr Seamus Cannon

Thu, 26/09/2019 from 11:00 - 12:00 in


TITLE - First Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The Bray Heads U3A Group & Membership Registration for the Year Ahead
Leader - Members of Bray Heads U3A Group

Thu, 19/09/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - The Search for Josephine Heffernan - and the Bray Connection
Leader - Brian White, Bray Historian & Bray Heads U3A Member

Thu, 05/09/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - GROUP SUMMER BREAK JULY & AUGUST, RETURNING 5 SEPTEMBER
Leader -

Mon, 01/07/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in


TITLE - Brian Maguire - A Contrary Viewpoint
Leader - Artist Brian Maguire

Thu, 27/06/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Visit to Alfred Cochrane's Woodland Garden at Corke Lodge
Leader -

Thu, 20/06/2019 from 10:30 - 11:30 in


TITLE - The extraordinary world of plants
Leader - Dr Matthew Jebb, Director of the National Botanic Gardens

Thu, 13/06/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - A 400 million year history of climate change revealed from fossil plants
Leader - Prof. Jennifer McElwain, currently the 1711 Chair of Botany at School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin and Head of Botany within the School

Thu, 30/05/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Tour of Glendalough's Historic Monastic Site: Starting at the Visitor Centre there at 10 a.m.
Leader - Group Member, Mary Kelly

Thu, 23/05/2019 from 10:00 - 12:30 in Glendalough Visitor Centre


TITLE - The Cochranes of Woodbrook House and Beirut
Leader - Alfred Cochrane

Thu, 16/05/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Visit to 1 Martello Terrace - Childhood Home of James Joyce, 1887-1891
Leader - Liz McManus

Thu, 09/05/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in


TITLE - Beyond Harry Clarke: The Story of Stained Glass in Ireland
Leader - Finola Finlay

Thu, 02/05/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Climate Change - Background, Consequences and What We Can Do
Leader - A Bray Heads U3A Group Discussion led by members Richard Webb, Jane Grimson & Siobhán Quigley

Thu, 25/04/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - What Happened to the Palestinians in 1948: Myth and Reality
Leader - Dr Conor McCarthy

Thu, 18/04/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Exhibition Tour & Workshop: 'Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again', Bank of Ireland Cultural & Heritage Centre, Westmoreland Street, Dublin
Leader -

Thu, 11/04/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in


TITLE - The Confidence Trick/Bridges to the Future
Leader - Professor Ian Robertson

Thu, 04/04/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - The Origin of Our World: Where Do We Fit In?
Leader - Christopher Stillman, Fellow and Professor Emeritus of Geology, Trinity College, Dublin, Volcanologist and Environmental Scientist

Thu, 21/03/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - An Inevitable Failure? Russia's experiment with Democracy and the Rise of Vladimir Putin
Leader - Judith Devlin, Professor Emeritus of Russian History, University College Dublin

Thu, 07/03/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Antarctica, Alaska and the Arctic: the amazing worlds of higher latitudes
Leader - Bray Heads U3A Members Jane & Bill Grimson

Thu, 21/02/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in


TITLE - Brigid's 'I Love Drawing' Class
Leader - Brigid O'Brien

Thu, 14/02/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in


TITLE - J.S.Bach and His Music
Leader - Tim Thurston, writer, broadcaster and lecturer, best known for his wonderful Lyric FM programme "Gloria"

Thu, 07/02/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - The Holocaust - a Second-Generation Perspective
Leader - Oliver Sears

Thu, 24/01/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - The GAA in Irish Society - Past to Present
Leader - Mark Duncan

Thu, 10/01/2019 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - The Bray Heads U3A First Christmas Celebration
Leader - TBD

Thu, 13/12/2018 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - The Good Friday Agreement 20 Years On
Leader - David Donoghue

Thu, 29/11/2018 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Tracing Our Ancestors: An Overview of Online Geneaology Records for Ireland
Leader - Tony O'Hara

Thu, 15/11/2018 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - The EU, Brexit and Beyond
Leader - Catherine Day

Thu, 01/11/2018 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Windows on Interesting Times: A Half-Century in the Turbulent Middle East - Discussion & Book-Signing
Leader - Michael Jansen, Middle East Analyst & Correspondent for The Irish Times; author of 'Windows on Interesting Times'

Thu, 25/10/2018 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Who in their Right Mind would want to Read Joyce's Ulysses?
Leader - Dr Séamus Cannon is an educator who in retirement indulges his interests in Joyce, Local History and furniture making. Former Director of the Blackrock Education Centre, Dublin.

Thu, 18/10/2018 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Women and Politics in Ireland Since 1918
Leader - Prof Yvonne Galligan

Thu, 04/10/2018 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Plants, Potions and Snails - The Central Role of Nature's Pharmacy in Modern Medicine
Leader - Dr Helen Sheridan, Associate Professor Pharmacy, TCD

Thu, 20/09/2018 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Inaugural Meeting of The Bray Heads U3A Group & Talk on 400 Years of Kilruddery as the Home of the Brabazons
Leader - Fionnuala Ardee of Killruddery House

Thu, 06/09/2018 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club


TITLE - Open Preview of The Bray Heads U3A Group
Leader -

Thu, 21/06/2018 from 10:30 - 12:30 in Bray Golf Club



Print Date: 09 May 2021