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September 2021 to June 2022

September Meet and Greet in Marlay Park

An outdoor “meet and greet” coffee morning in was held on 9th September in Marlay Park. Around 40 members attended.

Future events

While we are still working out when and how we can start back with our regular indoor meetings, the committee of Marlay Guild are organising some events for members.

Members will be notified about upcoming events via text message and here on the website.

23rd September 2021 – Zoom talk

A Zoom meeting with Cathy Scuffil, Historian. The Zoom meeting will start at 7:45 on Thursday 23rd September. The subject will be Alderman Michael Flanagan, who owned or had an interest in much of South Dublin from the 1830s to the 1930s. Details of the Zoom meeting will be sent via text or email to members.

30th September – Yoga with Helen

Yoga is starting back on 30th September. There will be two classes each Thursday morning – 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

13th October – Nordic Walking in Kilruddery

Nordic Walking with a very experienced and interesting instructor, or a walk in the beautiful gardens of Kilruddery House. Due to a grant, this outing is free and is open to all paid up members who have been fully vaccinated. There are tea rooms and dining facilities there too, if you want to treat yourself afterwards.

Kilruddery is only 15 minutes from Marlay on the M50/N11 and car sharing is possible.

25th November 2021

Trip to An Grianan for the Christmas One Day Demonstrations – always a fun day out. Costs of €65 covers tea/coffee & scones on arrival, Traditional Lunch, High Tea before departure and Seasonal Demonstrations for all to enjoy. Transport costs not included; depending on numbers we may organise a bus. Early booking advisable. We will of course be following any government guidelines.

2022 – International Night

The country selected this year is Canada. On the night we will have a baking competition of homemade cookies or biscuits using maple syrup, so get practicing!