Evening events will start at 8 pm on the FOURTH WEDNESDAY of each month
and will be held in the

3 Upper FitzWilliam Street
Dublin 2.
(very near Baggot Street)

The United Arts Club is right beside Baggot Street, and a five-minute walk from Leeson Street or Mount Street, so it is well served by buses. Parking is abundant and free (after 7.00 p.m., which is ideal for our meetings at 8.00 p.m.).

The season starts off with an afternoon event:

Sunday 4th September

Our Annual Barbecue


Time 3.00pm.
Venue: 5 Claremont Road,Sandymount, Dublin 4 (beside Sandymount Green)

Norman & Anita O’Galligan have kindly permitted the use of their garden for this enjoyable event.
The society will provide charcoal and some cooking stoves, but additional barbecue cookers are welcome. Contact Hon. Secretary if you intend to bring a cooker.

Members are welcome to bring friends. Members will bring own food and drinks.

We will be inviting many guests, including the members of the Chinese Students and Scholars association, who are mostly post-graduate students, so this could again provide an enjoyable chance to meet some of our Chinese visitors.


Wednesday 28th

Shanghai of Old

A talk and visual presentation by Denis Mullen and John Stafford


Yu Garden

Shanghai is the most vibrant and dynamic city in China. This talk will deal with the early history of the city, from its opening up to the west in the 1850's.
Denis knows the city well, and has many photographs. John will talk about his connection to Shanghai through his father, who was a prominent member of the business community there in the 1920's.


Wednesday 26th

Acupuncture: China’s Traditional Medicine


A talk by David Earle

Acupuncture has been around since the Bronze age, and many people from the west are amazed at its methods and successes.

Tonight we will learn about the cultural, traditional and historical aspects of this branch of Chinese medicine.


Wednesday 23rd

A Chinese Miscellany

with emphasis on



This is an audience participation evening. Members and friends are invited to contribute their own short (5-10 minutes) item of Chinese interest: anecdote, experience, story, poem…..

Variety and interest are guaranteed.


Wednesday 7th

Chinese Quiz and Social


Our annual test of knowledge, on matters (mostly) Chinese.

This is a table team test and a great social and fun event, topped off with our traditional tea/coffee and mince pies.