The story of mission work in Chota Nagpur, India, by the Revd Gerald Dickson in the early part of the 20th Century provides a fascinating collection of lantern slides and a copy of his diary. They were deposited in the …

Mission Work in Chota Nagpur: the Collections of the Revd Gerald Dickson Read more »

Among the many treasures held in the RCB Library is a unique item that gives a glimpse of the political situation in a rural town in Co. Dublin in the mid-1890s. Electoral registers from this time give a list of …

Annotated Copy of the Electoral Register for Naul Polling District,Co. Dublin, 1893 Read more »

The Church of Ireland Historical Society is pleased to announce that it will host its winter conference in a virtual format. It will be held on Saturday, 16 November 2021 and both members and day participants can hear our fantastic four speakers via Zoom …

Date for your Diary: COIHS Winter Conference (online), 6 November 2021 Read more »

The RCB Library is showcasing a remarkable collection of photographs depicting a service conducted for the laying of the foundation stone for St Thomas’s Church in Dublin in 1930. These photos illustrate the pomp and grandeur of the ceremony, capturing …

Photographic Exhibition on Foundation Ceremony for St Thomas’s Church, Dublin (1930) Read more »

One hundred years ago the Irish Border was created by the Government of Ireland Act, which came into law on 3rd May 1921. For the RCB Library’s second exhibition to mark this anniversary, Prof Brian M Walker – Professor Emeritus …

The Foundation of Northern Ireland in June 1921: Two Jurisdictions – One Church Read more »

One hundred years ago this month, the Irish Border was created by the Government of Ireland Act which came into force on 3rd May 1921. Collaborating with the Church of Ireland’s Historical Centenaries Working Group, the RCB Library is marking …

Marking the Centenary of Partition and the Foundation of Northern Ireland Read more »

Geashill parish church is located in County Offaly and the Diocese of Kildare.  The parish is an ancient one, with clerical succession lists recording rectors as far back as 1218, and a union with the Augustinian monastery of Killeigh being …

Geashill Parish Church: A Personal History Read more »

The Church of Ireland Gazette Digital Archive is complete. All editions of the newspaper, from its foundation in 1856 up to and including 2010, are freely available electronically, allowing the worldwide audience to view and search it using any name, …

Church of Ireland Gazette Digital Archive Complete (1856-2010) Read more »