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COIHS conference: 1 November 2014

There’s just a week to go before the Church of Ireland Historical Society hosts the second of its bi-annual conferences. This is more special than usual as we will be using the newly refurbished Music Room in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. Enter via the usual means (the door to the Chapter Room, or the building […]

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Church of Ireland Gazette (1914) online

Following on from the successful digitization of the 1913 editions of The Church of Ireland Gazette last year, and continuing its commitment to mark the Decade of Commemorations, the RCB Library is pleased to present all 52 editions of The Church of Ireland Gazette for 1914 in a fully searchable format online. The Gazette provides the […]

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Symposium on Johnathan Swift

‘Swift approaching; approaching Swift’ is the thirteenth Dublin symposium on Johnathan Swift. It will take place in the deanery of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin on Saturday, 18 October 2014. Beginning at 1.30pm, delegates will proceed to Marsh’s Library for a presentation on Swift’s collections. This will be followed by four short papers in the Deanery by Professors […]

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Lunchtime lectures at Christ Church

Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, will host four weekly talks over the course of November on various historical aspects as part of its ‘Introducing Christ Church’ lunchtime lecture series. They will be held in the Chapter House Music Room beginning at 1.05pm and ending at 1.35pm, followed by refreshments and discussion until 2pm. Admission is free and all members […]

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COIHS November conference, 2014

The Church of Ireland Historical Society’s winter conference will take place at 10.30am on Saturday, 1 November 2014 in the newly refurbished Music Room at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. As usual, enter via the door to Chapter Room where those at the registration table will direct you upstairs. Speakers include Dr Caroline Gallagher (Maynooth University), Revd Canon Patrick Comerford […]

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Culture Night 2014

It’s that time of the year again and ‘Culture Night 2014’ is set to take the country by storm once more this Friday, 19 September. As usual, the Church of Ireland is playing its part in the festivities and offering members of the public a range of activities, including concerts, historic tours, lectures and silent […]

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Remembering the Reformation

On 23 September 2014, Dr Margot Kässmann will give a lecture entitled ‘Remembering the Reformation: Challenges of the 2017 Centenary’. It will take place at 6pm in the Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College, Dublin. Dr Kässmann’s lecture will engage with the dual legacy of this momentous era of our religious, political and cultural history, teasing out […]

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Date for your diary: COIHS Winter Conference, 1 November 2014

The next meeting of the Church of Ireland Historical Society will be on Saturday, 1 November 2014 in the chapter room of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. Confirmed speakers are Dr Caroline Gallagher (Maynooth University), Canon Patrick Comerford (Church of Ireland Theological Institute) and Dr Martin Maguire (Dundalk Institute of Technology). Further details will be announced in due course.

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WWI short story competition (15-21yr olds)

As part of the 100th anniversary of the Great War, the Historical Commemorations and Centenaries Working Group of the Church of Ireland is sponsoring a short story competition to see how World War One still is remembered by today’s youth. This competition, therfore, is eligible for those between the ages of 15 and 21. Those interested in […]

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Bicentennial of St Brendan’s Church, Tarbert

To celebrate the bicentennial of St Brendan’s Church, Tarbert (Co. Kerry), the Tarbert Historical Society have published a commemorative book entitled St. Brendan’s Church of Ireland, Tarbert, 1814-2014. Two Hundred Years of Change. It contains baptismal records from 1787 to 1916 and details from the local Church of Ireland School, as well as memoirs of […]