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20 September 2019

Culture Night

Visit us on Culture Night, we have lots in store ...

Library, Publications, Digital Repository of Ireland, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Exhibition
02 October 2019

IHTA Workshop for Dublin Festival of History

Behind the maps: navigating the Irish Historic Towns Atlas, a workshop based on the Irish Historic Towns Atlas will take place in the Royal Irish Academy as part of the Dublin Festival of History.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas
10 October 2019

Renaissance Galway seminar

The Moore Institute (National University of Ireland, Galway) will host a seminar on the latest IHTA publication Renaissance Galway. 

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Seminar
30 September 2020

Dublin Festival of History – Dublin 1847: maps and themes

As part of the Dublin Festival of History, Frank Cullen will discuss various aspects of Dublin from the Ordnance Survey town plans of 1847.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Public Lecture
17 November 2020

Man, maps and map history: John Andrews, 1927–2019

A lecture by Arnold Horner in honour of the life and work of John Andrews, cartographic historian and geographer.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Public Lecture
03 December 2020

IHTA, no. 30, Dungarvan/Dún Garbhán lecture and interview

To celebrate the release of Irish Historic Towns Atlas, no. 30, Dungarvan/Dún Garbhán by John Martin, a lecture and interview will take place online.  

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Public Lecture
12 May 2021

Event Postponed until 2021: IHTA Seminar 'Town and Country'

Event postponed until 2021: This year's Irish Historic Towns Atlas Seminar will be postponed until 2021.  

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Seminar