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After five months a smaller than usual group of members met for the August meeting. Being the first meeting since the more restrictive conditions required by the COVID-19 virus, the current rules including social distancing did not reduce ...

Posted on 04 Aug 2020 by webmaster.

The HTFS committee is continuing to monitor the CVID-19 situation and announcements of the Government and Health authorities.  As a result it is not expected that members' meetings will not restart before August 2020.  The committee will further review this situation in July and decide then should the restart of members' meeting be further deferred.  We are not planning to be pace setters once restrictions are lifted but to continue with a conservative approach.

Posted on 22 May 2020 by webmaster.

Update

Meetings deferred now to at least August 2020.  Please refer to later post.

Meetings Cancelled

It is an unfortunate fact that so many events have already or are being cancelled due to the Coronavirus.  The HTFS Executive at a meeting today has decided in the interest of all members who attend monthly meetings and lectures that these are to be suspended, certainly for April through to June when the situation will again be reviewed.

We will update this post as and when necessary and to let you know when monthly meetings will resume.

Posted on 17 Mar 2020 by webmaster.

"The Flight of the Wren", written by Orla McAlinden, is a book dedicated to the memory of Irishwomen and "The Lost Boys of Mr. Dickens", by Steve Harris is the gripping real-life story of two young boys in the 19th century sent by the British Government as impoverished and unwanted juveniles to exile in Van Diemen's Land in the world's first prison built exclusively for children at Point Puer.

Posted on 07 Sep 2019 by webmaster.

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