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1962 journal on the Holy Land digitised

Among the key duties of the Representative Church Body Library (RCBL) is digitising materials in their custody for public use. Among those items that have been digitised is a copy of a journal that was written by a young student, Patricia Ledbetter (now Smyth), as she travelled to Jerusalem and environs, via Holyhead, London, Frankfurt and Beirut, […]

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Church of Ireland Gazette (1915) digitised

The weekly editions of the 1915 Church of Ireland Gazette has now been made fully accessible online by the RCB Library. The 1915 editions add to those already available for the years 1913 and 1914, enabling further analysis of various aspects of the momentous changes that occurred in Ireland and now being marked in the Decade of […]

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St Patrick’s Cathedral: an architectural exhibition

To mark the 150th anniversary of the restoration of St Patrick’s Cathedral by Benjamin Lee Guinness (1798-1868) the Irish Architectural Archive invites you to the opening of ‘St Patrick’s Cathedral: an architectural exhibition’. It will be launched by the Honourable Rory Guinness. The event takes place at 45 Merrion Square from 6pm on Tuesday 12th May 2015. Space is limited so anyone planning to […]

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COIHS conference: 25 April 2015

With just over a week to go, the Church of Ireland Historical Society’s first conference of the year will take place at 11am on Saturday, 25 April 2015 in Armagh Public Library. Tea and coffee will be served from 10.30am. Speakers include Dr Immo Warntjes (Queen’s University, Belfast), Professor Pádraig Ó Riain (University College Cork) and Dr Ida Milne (Queen’s University, Belfast). The […]

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Lecture on Alexander Knox (1757-1831)

On Thursday, 16 April 2015 Dr David John William McCready will give a public lecture on the Anglican lay-theologian and sometime politician, Alexander Knox (1757-1831). The title of McCready’s paper is ‘Alexander Knox: his significance to the study of John Wesley and early Methodism’. This event will be held at Litton Hall, Wesley House, Leeson Park, Dublin and begins at 7.30pm. It […]

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The Deans of St Patrick’s Cathedral book launch

On Thursday, 9 April 2015, St Patrick’s Cathedral will host the launch of Decani: the deans of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin by Albert Fenton. The archbishop of Dublin, Most Rev. Michael Jackson, will officially launch the book. The event will take place in the Deanery, Kevin Street, Dublin 8 and begin at 6.30pm. Members of […]

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Bicentenary of St George’s, Belfast

As part of their bicentennial celebrations, St George’s Church, Belfast, is hosting its second annual lecture on Friday, 24 April at 7.30pm. This will be delivered by Rowan Williams, former archbishop of Canterbury, and current Master of Magdelene College, Cambridge. His talk will be followed by a discussion chaired by the Rev Dr Bert Tosh, […]

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Date for your diary: COIHS Spring Conference, 25 April 2015

The next meeting of the Church of Ireland Historical Society will be on Saturday, 25 April 2015 in Armagh Public Library, commencing at the usual time 11am. Registration will be open to those who are not members from 10.30am. As always, tea and coffee will be served before proceedings begin. Confirmed speakers are Dr Immo […]

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W. G. Neely Prize

The Church of Ireland Historical Society is pleased to announce that our postgraduate essay prize is now open! The recently re-titled W. G. Neely Prize, in honour of the Society’s founder, provides an opportunity for postgraduates undertaking a major research thesis with an interest in the history of the Church of Ireland to promote their work. The candidate with the best […]

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Hidden Pages from WWI

The Irish Society for Archives and Saint Patrick’s Cathedral have recently announced that it is holding a free seminar on hitherto unseen archives relating to soldiers and civilian during World War One. Curators representing a variety of national projects and exhibitions will present short papers on sources which they have uncovered through their work. Speakers include Nicky Ralston […]