La Touche Legacy Conference 2017

The 29th La Touche Legacy Seminar and 4th Festival of History will take place over 29th & 30th September in the very historic surroundings of Greystones Golf Club. The  theme for this year is 'Foundation of a New State' and the Seminar will once more be running in association with the Greystones Archaeological and Historical Society  - all are welcome.  Full Programme details  are available here To register your interest : Contact Us    
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Win tickets to the La Touche Legacy Conference

In partnership with East Coast Radio, Anne Daly's Supervalu Greystones and the County Wicklow Library service, the La Touche Legacy are offering you the opportunity to win tickets to the conference and dinner for two.  
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The La Touche Legacy was founded in 1988

The La Touche Legacy was set up to develop the La Touche Legacy and recognize the contribution of the La Touche Family to Ireland.

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La Touche History

La Touche family members fled to Holland in search of religious freedom. The La Touche Bank came into being and in 1716, David joined forces with Nathaniel Kane, and the Kane-La Touche banking and poplin business prospered.

Picture of John David La Touche 1772

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The Bellevue, Delgany Family

The estate at Ballydonagh comprised 300 acres, with fine views across the Glen of the Downs and towards the Irish Sea.

The Harristown, Kildare Family

The historic lands of Harristown Demesne were in the hands of the Eustace family since the 16th century.

The Marlay, Rathfarnham Family

The story of the Marlay La Touches centers on banking and religion. David (the third) La Touche worked in the La Touche Bank.

Win tickets to the 2017 Conference

The Chairman of the La Touche Legacy George Jones this week announced details of the competition being run in conjunction with the 29th La Touche Legacy Seminar in association with the Greystones Archaeological and Historical Society 4th Festival of History. George...
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Excellent Launch of the La Touche Legacy Conference

At the launch of the 29th La Touche Legacy & 4th  Festival of History in Greystones Golf Club on the 29th May, 2017 Professor Michael Laffan Emeritus Professor UCD delivered a major paper on the first Leader and President of the new state W. T. Cosgrave. Prior to...
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The Foundation of a New State

Chairman of the La Touche Legacy George Jones announced details of the 29th La Touche Legacy and 4th Festival of history which will take place with a Launch & Lecture on 29th May 2017 at 7 pm in Greystones Golf Club with the main seminar and dinner taking place on...
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Great line up of speakers says George Jones

“Emerging Ireland Post 1916” Chairman of the La Touche Legacy George Jones this week said “they were delighted to have such a great line of speakers for this the 28th La Touche Legacy Seminar and 3rd Festival of History . The event run in conjunction with GAHS has the...
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Pat Cox – La Touche Legacy Dinner Speaker

Pat Cox President of the European Parliament between 2002 – 2004 is an informed politician ideally placed to offer an innovative and interesting speech at the La Touche Legacy Dinner on Saturday 24th September in Greystones Golf Club. Pat Cox served as President of...
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The La Touche Family in Ireland

The La Touche Family in Ireland - A Wonderful Gift for any occasion. This book of over 400 pages containing over 40 pictures half of them printed in full colour and is available in paperback. The book represents a major research effort on the part of the author,...
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The La Touche Legacy Conference 2016

The 28th La Touche Legacy & 3rd Festival of History Programme has been announced.  It is to be held on the weekend of September 23rd to September 25th in its new venue of Greystones Golf Club.Chairman of the La Touche Legacy George Jones said “they were delighted...
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The La Touche Legacy Conference 2014

Theme : The Great War Roadshow  Chairman of the La Touche Legacy Committee George Jones has confirmed that the 26th La Touche Seminar will be held during the September weekend of 26-28. The Seminar will of course change this year according to George Jones in view of...
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Launch of Bloomsday 2013 
in Greystones

The second annual Bloomsday celebrations to be held in Greystones this year was launched at a reception in the Library on Tuesday 4th June 2013 The event organised by the La Touche Legacy in conjunction with Restaurants/Cafes and Delgany ICA Drama and Creative Writing...
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La Touche Cup

LA TOUCHE CUP -   SPONSORSHIP BY LA TOUCHE LEGACY  The first Annual La Touche Cup Competition was hosted by the Greystones Soccar Club and took place over the August Bank Holiday and the La Touche Legacy sponsored the overall winners award - The La Touche Cup...
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