Honourable Treasurer MMRA – Applications Welcome

After many years of fine service Brendan McManus will be stepping down as Honourable Treasurer of the MMRA.  The election of the new Hon Treasurer will take place at the MMRA Annual General Meeting (date to be confirmed). The Treasurer is a member of the MMRA Executive Committee and to be appointed must have been a member of the MMRA for the preceding year. Hon Treasurer Duties include: Making bank lodgements and cheque/cash payments Reconciling the bank account and reporting on the financial transactions to the monthly MMRA Executive Committee meeting Produce the Annual Receipts & Payments Accounts for the Auditors (Hon) and have it certified for circulation to members and the AGM Subscription by cash/cheque payments are collected, receipts given and the payments with the duplicate receipt book given to the Treasurer for recording and lodging in bank Payments can be made by electronic fund transfer as advised by the MMRA Subscription Collector and also set out on the MMRA website.  These have to be reconciled with the monthly bank statement.  Payment advices, sequentially numbered, show the members details – name, address, amount paid are recorded. If you are an MMRA member and would like to be considered for this voluntary position please contact mmra@mountmerrion.ie. The Annual General Meeting for 2019 due to take place on April 23rd, 2020 was postponed due to Covid-19.  New date to be confirmed. MMRA Committee...

dlr Online Events & Irish Museums Online

Check out the dlr Events Guide for a wide range of online events and courses that may be of interest. DLR Events Guide for 2021 Online Events website including National Maritime Museum of Ireland January 28th talk ‘Dalkey Coast Watchers – World War II from Sorrento Park’ By Dr. Michael Kennedy of Royal Irish Academy. Register on Eventbrite – link for this lecture here. Southside Partnership and Women4Women Network for Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Courses and Events – January to June 2021 Programme Booklet dlr Gardening for Biodiversity Pilot Project aims to build a community of volunteers who are taking small steps to protect and encourage biodiversity in their own gardens.  For more details click here. Birdwatch Ireland Online Talks Feb to May 2021– The South Dublin Branch of BirdWatch Ireland, the national NGO wild bird conservation group, has a number of online talks planned for February – May 2021 Irish Museums Online: Includes Virtual and 3D Tours, 360° Visual Tours, Audio Tours and Podcasts, Online Collections and Exhibitions and Creative and Learning...