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Heritage Week: Talks on History and the Church of Ireland

Heritage Week is back for another year! As usual the Church of Ireland tries to involved itself in various activities throughout the week and this year is no different. In what has been a busy year with the fantastic exhibition A Visual Window to an Ecclesiastic World at the Irish Architectural Archive in Merrion Square, […]

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The Bank Holiday Read: A Visual Window to an Ecclesiastical World Exhibition

The RCB Library’s exhibition showcasing a selection of the Church of Ireland’s historical architectural drawings – entitled A Visual Window to an Ecclesiastical World – was launched on Tuesday, 7th May, by the Archbishop of Armagh, the Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke, at a special reception in the Irish Architectural Archive, 45 Merrion Square, Dublin. The exhibition […]

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The Irish Huguenot Archive

For the first time a detailed finding aid to the content of the Irish Huguenot Archive is now available online. In 1993, the Huguenot Society of Great Britain and Ireland entered into an agreement with the Representative Church Body to allow the RCB Library to host what was to be called the Irish Huguenot Archive. […]

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Launch of Irish Archives journal ‘Hidden Pages from the 1916 Rising’

The Irish Society for Archives extends an open invitation to members of the public to a reception in The National Archives marking the publication of Irish Archives (Vol. 23): Hidden Pages from the 1916 Rising . Edited by Susan Hood and Elizabeth McEvoy, the journal will be launched by Lia Mills (author of Fallen). The […]

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Honouring Dr Raymond Refaussé, Librarian & Archivist

The Library & Archives Committee of the Representative Church Body cordially invites interested parties to a seminar marking the retirement of Dr Raymond Refaussé as Librarian & Archivist of the RCB. Proceedings will conclude with the presentation of the Distinguished Service Award to Dr Refaussé by the Archives and Records Association UK and Ireland. The event takes place in Christ Church Cathedral Music Room on Saturday 15th […]