Welcome to the official website of The Bray Cualann Historical Society

Josephine Heffernan, click image to view the French film about the Bray American Army nurse and her lost bracelet (Video courtesy of Hélène Lam Trong) 

“Please Stay at Home”

Some Historical Society events may be postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak, further updates will be posted on this web page.  Click here for further HSE advise and information.

Programme 2020 (subject to adjustment)

Dear member/Friend
Due to the Government restrictions on public gatherings our meeting this Thursday is postponed to a later date.
The society in conjunction with Wicklow County Council and History Ireland is working on a podcast about Henry Grattan.  As soon as we have final details we will send a email with directions to the podcast.
All other details of Talks and Walks will be posted this website.
We will post Historical items on the Following Facebook sites
(1) Bray Open Forum, (2) Bray Heritage (3) Enniskerry Then and Now
and Bray Cualann Facebook page.
Keep Safe
Brian White

16th January – AGM and talk, “The Great Northern Railway” by James Scannell. *           

20th February – “James Joyce Unplugged” by Anthony Jordon. *

14th March (Saturday), Historical Walking Tour of  Bray’s Promenade @3pm.

16th March (Monday), Historical Walking Tour of  Bray’s Promenade @3pm.

19th March – “Richard Barrington,  Human Science & Animal Science” by Paolo Viscardi.

16th April –   “Dublin Opinion” by Felix Larkin. * 

21st May – “Life and Times of Henry Grattan & Percy French” by Brian White. (Postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions)

15th to 23rd August – Heritage Week ( click here,  National Heritage Week site)

17th September – “Carrickmines Castle” by Mark Clinton. *

15th October – “The Townland of Newcourt, Bray, Wicklow” BCHS research team. *

19th November – TBC

*Illustrated Talk


Our monthly talks take place in the Royal Hotel, Main Street, Bray at 8pm
Admission €6, members free, all welcome to attend the talks.

For more information contact: Brian White (Chairperson BCHS)


e-mail; brayhistory@gmail.com

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