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Church Architectural Drawings Project: Tuam Diocesan Collection

The latest phase of the project to digitize, catalogue and make available online the Representative Church Body Library’s collections of architectural drawings of churches has resulted in the processing of drawings from the western Diocese of Tuam. To date (as of 1st May 2017) over 5,000 drawings have been made available online for the churches […]

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Listen back: COIHS Dublin podcasts 2016 (members only)

Missed the last conference at Christ Church Cathedral on 5rd November? Members of COIHS can now listen to the latest papers delivered by Dr Bronagh McShane on clerical wives in early modern Ireland, Dr Judith Hill on the on the architectural wonder that is the Chapel Royal beside Dublin Castle, and Dr Heather Jones on Irish commemoration of World […]

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Looking back: Dublin conference 2016

On Saturday 5th November, the Church of Ireland Historical Society (COIHS) hosted its second conference of the year in the Music Room at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. Dr Bronagh McShane, who is now a postdoctoral researcher at the National University of Ireland, Galway, began proceedings with an assessment of clerical wives in early modern Ireland. She drew attention to […]

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Church of Ireland Historical Society Conference, 5 November 2016

The Church of Ireland Historical Society’s second conference of the year will take place at 11am on Saturday, 5 November 2016 in the Music Room at Christ Church Cathedral. Tea and coffee will be served from 10.30am. Speakers include Dr Bronagh McShane (National University of Ireland, Galway), Dr Judith Hill (Trinity College, Dublin) and Dr Heather Jones (London School of Economics). In a slight change to […]

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Heritage week 2015 (24-29 Aug)

As is customary now, the Church of Ireland is taking part in the annual Heritage Week (24th-29th August). There will be a number of events taking place throughout the week in church and cathedrals, particularly for those with an interest in church history. For more information on Heritage Week go to: http://www.heritageweek.ie   Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin […]

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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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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 […]