Tag: history

An Post and the Irish Society for Archives is hosting an event entitled ‘Hidden Pages from the 1916 Rising’ at St Thomas’s Church, Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin 1, on Tuesday 2 February. With fives short papers and chaired by the …

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As of Wednesday, 5 August, visitors to St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, can now get a high tech insight into the building’s 800–year history following the launch of a new Discovery Space. Located in the cathedral’s South Transept, the interpretative centre was officially …

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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, …

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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’. …

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A new series of lunchtime lectures aimed at ‘Introducing Christ Church’ gets underway in March. The Cathedral Library and Archives Committee has arranged the series of illustrated talks in Christ Church Cathedral each Tuesday in March. Each session will feature a different speaker …

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New publication The Church of Ireland – An Illustrated History to be launched in Belfast and Dublin, 3rd & 5th December A colourful and comprehensive new book entitled The Church of Ireland – An Illustrated History published by Booklink is to be launched in both Belfast …

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