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Lecture on John Fisher (c. 1469-1535)

On Monday, October 26th Dr Richard Rex of the University of Cambridge will deliver a lecture on John Fisher (c.1469–1535), bishop of Rochester, cardinal, and subsequent martyr. The paper is entitled “Wolf Hall: Saints John Fisher in Fiction and History”.  It will take place at 7.00p.m in Lecture Theatre OG-GO 29, Geography Building, Elmwood Ave, Queen’s University Belfast. All […]

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Date for your diary: COIHS Winter Conference, 7 November 2015

The Church of Ireland Historical Society’s winter conference will be on Saturday, 7 November 2015 in the Music Room of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin (entry via the door to the chapter room and then up the stairs). Tea and coffee will be served from 10.30am and the first paper will start at 11am. Confirmed speakers are Dr Jarlath Killeen (Trinity College, Dublin), Dr Jennifer […]

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Catholic Historical Society of Ireland conference

The Catholic Historical Society of Ireland Annual Conference takes place on Saturday, 12 September 2015, at St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra. Registration opens at 10am with the first paper beginning at 10.30am by Raghnall Ó Floinn from the National Museum of Ireland. The conference will conclude at at 3.15pm. Full details of the programme can be […]

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Listen back: April 2015 podcasts

Missed the last conference at Armagh Public Library on 25th April? Members of COIHS can now listen to three excellent papers delivered by Dr Immo Warntjes on the Easter controversy in the seventh century, Professor Pádraig Ó Riain on the nineteenth-century antiquarian, William Reeves, and Dr Ida Milne on rural Protestants and the GAA in the twentieth […]

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Tudor & Stuart Ireland conference

Members of the Church of Ireland Historical Society are cordially invited to attend the fifth annual Tudor & Stuart Ireland interdisciplinary conference, which will be held at Maynooth University on 28-29 August 2015. This year’s conference features plenary addresses by Professor Alexandra Walsham (University of Cambridge) and Professor Marie-Louise Coolahan (NUI Galway), as well as thirty […]

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Looking back: Armagh conference 2015

On Saturday 25th April, the Church of Ireland Historical Society hosted its first conference of the year at Armagh Public Library. Dr Immo Warntjes of Queen’s University Belfast began proceedings with a lively and engaging paper that discussed the Easter controversy in the seventh century. Mr Jeffrey Cox, who is pursuing his PhD at University College Dublin, […]

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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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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 […]