Tag: Medieval

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Tagged with: , , , , ,

Heritage week 2015 (24-29 Aug)

As is customary now, the Church of Ireland is taking part in the annual Heritage Week (24th-29th August). There will be a number of events taking place throughout the week in church and cathedrals, particularly for those with an interest in

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Six Wives of Henry VIII (25 July)

On Saturday 25 July, Sally Henshaw will deliver a lecture at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. Here paper is entitled ‘The Six Wives of Henry VIII’. Ms Henshaw is from the Leicester branch of the Richard III Society and has been invited

Tagged with: , ,

Women and the Church: Christ Church lectures

Christ Church Cathedral Dublin is hosting a summer lunchtime lecture series every Tuesday from 30 June to 21 July on ‘Women & the Church’. In a series of four lectures they will explore the role of women and the church ranging from

Tagged with: , , , , , ,

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,

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

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,

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Culture Night 2014

It’s that time of the year again and ‘Culture Night 2014’ is set to take the country by storm once more this Friday, 19 September. As usual, the Church of Ireland is playing its part in the festivities and offering

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,