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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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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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Lunchtime lectures: Dublin and Glendalough 800th anniversary

To mark the 800th anniversary of the union of the dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, will host a series of lunchtime talks by experts in medieval history. All lectures commence at 1.30pm, the first of which will begin on St Laurence O’Toole’s day, Monday 14 November, and continue on 16-18 November. Admission is free and all members of […]

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The Foundation and Development of the Church of Ireland Divinity Hostel

During the summer of 2016 Sean Hanily worked in the Representative Church Body Library, where as well as cataloguing this collection he also worked on the Library’s printed collection relating to the Church of Ireland’s connection with Trinity College, Dublin. Take a look at his some of his findings. The Church of Ireland Divinity Hostel was […]

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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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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 […]

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Church of Ireland and Culture Night 2016!

The Church of Ireland is doing its part to mark the wonderful festivity that is Culture Night 2016. Here’s just a small sample of what is going on tonight right across the country (for further details visit the Culture Night website: http://www.culturenight.ie). Enjoy yourselves! Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin: Experience historic tours of the cathedral and its […]

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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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Looking back: Dublin conference 2015

On Saturday 7th 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 Jarlath Killeen of Trinity College, Dublin, began proceedings with a lively and engaging paper that discussed the Irish Protestant Gothic tradition’. Ms Jessica Cunningham, who is pursuing his PhD at Maynooth University, […]