Tag: St Patrick’s Cathedral

Correspondence & papers of Archbishop Whately (1787–1863)

The RCB library has recently completed cataloguing thee correspondence & papers of Archbishop Richard Whately (1787–1863), archbishop of Dublin between 1831 and 1863, arguably the most dynamic Church of Ireland prelate of the nineteenth century. Collections of Whately papers survive in

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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

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St Patrick’s Cathedral: an architectural exhibition

To mark the 150th anniversary of the restoration of St Patrick’s Cathedral by Benjamin Lee Guinness (1798-1868) the Irish Architectural Archive invites you to the opening of ‘St Patrick’s Cathedral: an architectural exhibition’. It will be launched by the Honourable Rory Guinness. The event takes

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The Deans of St Patrick’s Cathedral book launch

On Thursday, 9 April 2015, St Patrick’s Cathedral will host the launch of Decani: the deans of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin by Albert Fenton. The archbishop of Dublin, Most Rev. Michael Jackson, will officially launch the book. The event will

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Hidden Pages from WWI

The Irish Society for Archives and Saint Patrick’s Cathedral have recently announced that it is holding a free seminar on hitherto unseen archives relating to soldiers and civilian during World War One. Curators representing a variety of national projects and exhibitions will

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Symposium on Johnathan Swift

‘Swift approaching; approaching Swift’ is the thirteenth Dublin symposium on Johnathan Swift. It will take place in the deanery of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin on Saturday, 18 October 2014. Beginning at 1.30pm, delegates will proceed to Marsh’s Library for a presentation

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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

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‘Lives Remembered’ exhibition

On 28 July 2014, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, is opening a new exhibition entitled ‘Lives Remembered’ which examines the cathedral’s connection to World War One. Among the themes that are explored are the affects of war on the cathedral’s community and the importance of St

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