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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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Don’t forget! Church of Ireland Historical Society THIS Saturday

With just days to go, 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, Dublin (entrance via the Chapter Room). 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 […]

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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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Date for your diary: COIHS Winter Conference, 5 November 2016

The Church of Ireland Historical Society’s winter conference will be on Saturday, 5 November 2016 in the Music Room at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. In a slight change to our traditional format there will be just three presentations together with a book launch at the end of proceedings.  Tea and coffee will be served from 10.30am. Papers begin at the usual time of 11am. Confirmed speakers […]

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Women in the Church of Ireland and the Easter Rising

As part of Heritage Week (20-28 August) the Church of Ireland will be hosting a wide range of events including historical talks, tours and exhibitions. On Monday, 22nd August, St Patrick’s Cathedral will host a talk on women in the Church of Ireland and their involvement in the Easter Rising of 1916. It will focus […]

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Catholic Historical Society of Ireland conference

The Catholic Historical Society of Ireland Annual Conference takes place on Saturday, 10 September 2016, at St Patrick’s Campus, Dublin City University, Drumcondra, Dublin 9. Registration opens at 10am with the first paper beginning at 10.30am by Salvador Ryon from the St Patrick’s College, Maynooth. Other speakers include John McCafferty (UCD),Daithí Ó Corráin (Dublin City University) and Mr […]

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Listen back: April 2016 podcasts

Missed the last conference at Armagh Public Library on 23rd April? Members of COIHS can now listen to the latest papers delivered by Ms Valerie Adams on the Church of Ireland records in the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland, Dr Jane McKee on the Huguenot background and early Irish career of Peter Drelincourt (1644-1722), and Mr Colin Armstrong on the […]

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Looking back: Armagh conference 2016

On Saturday 23rd April, the Church of Ireland Historical Society (COIHS) hosted its first conference of the year in the Armagh Public Library. Ms Valerie Adams, who is librarian and archivist at the Presbyterian Historical Society, began proceedings with a broad overview of the Church of Ireland records housed in the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland. She highlighted, […]

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COIHS conference: 23 April 2016

With a week and a half to go, the Church of Ireland Historical Society’s first conference of the year will take place at 11am on Saturday, 23 April 2016 at Armagh Public Library. Tea and coffee will be served from 10.30am. Speakers include Ms Valerie Adams (archivist at the Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland), Dr Jane McKee (University of Ulster) and Mr Colin Armstrong (independent). […]

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Lunchtime lecture series: Music in context

For the month of April, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, will be hosting weekly lunchtime lectures  at Tuesday afternoons. The series is entitled ‘Music in context at St Patrick’s Cathedral Dublin’ and will take place in the Lady Chapel of the cathedral. All papers will begin at 1.10pm. There are four speakers over the course of […]