The Cork Historic Towns Atlas: old and new findings by Howard B. Clarke
WhenWednesday, March 8, 2023, 20:00
As part of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society 2023 lecture series, Howard B. Clarke will give a lecture on the forthcoming Cork Atlas in West Wing 6, University College Cork.
This lecture will outline the basic principles making it possible to compare and contrast towns with one another and then highlight some new discoveries and interpretations of Cork's history and archaeology, ranging in the time from St Finbarr to the present day. The illustrations will include some of the newly created text maps as well as traditional period maps. It is free to attend in person or online.
Howard Clarke is one of the honorary editoris of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas and author of Dublin, part I, to 1610. He is a member of the Royal Irish Academy and of the International Commission for the History of Towns. His co-author for the Cork Atlas is Máire Ní Laoí, who comes from the city.
The new lecture venue for the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society (CHAS) lectures is in West Wing 6, in UCC's Main Quad (Eircode T12 K8AF).
CHAS Winter Lectures are grant aided by Cork City Council.
Image: John Speed, ‘Corcke’ in The theatre of the empire of Great Britaine … (London, 1611 ), inset to map following p. 139; TCD, MS 1209, no. 38.
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