Vignettes from the Irish Historic Towns AtlasFriday, 18 September 2020
As part of Culture Night 2020 we have an exhibition that offers a glimpse of town life through the Irish Historic Towns Atlas.
Educational resources for primary, second and third level studentsTuesday, 8 September 2020
The Royal Irish Academy has developed teaching material that is of use in the classroom. Designed to be both stimulating to students and integral to the relevant school curriculum, the goal is to motivate and inspire...
Digital Atlas of Dungarvan launched as part of National Heritage WeekTuesday, 18 August 2020
Bringing ‘Heritage to your doorstep’ the latest atlas from the Irish Historic Towns Atlas on Dungarvan released digitally on 18 August 2020 in a first for the project.
Irish Historic Towns Atlas of Dungarvan — to be published in December 2020Wednesday, 24 June 2020
Cartographic editor Sarah Gearty tells us what we can expect to see in the next atlas in the series and author John Martin gives us a flavour of historic Dungarvan.
Digital Atlas of Dungarvan to be launched as part of Heritage WeekWednesday, 24 June 2020
The Irish Historic Towns Atlas (IHTA) announces the launch of the Digital Atlas of Dungarvan as part of Heritage Week (15–23 August 2020), where the theme this year is ‘Learning from our heritage’.
IHTA Town Type Series: The Town in the Nineteenth CenturyWednesday, 3 June 2020
In the sixth and final IHTA Town Type Essay, Jacinta Prunty, Irish Historic Towns Atlas editor and Maynooth University lecturer, discusses the changes in and to towns in the nineteenth century.
IHTA Town Type Series: The Town in the Eighteenth CenturyWednesday, 27 May 2020
As part of the IHTA Town Type series, Colm Lennon, MRIA and editor of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas Suburbs Series, writes about the Town in the Eighteenth Century when many significantly expanded.
IHTA Town Type Series: Early Modern, Gaelic and Plantation TownsThursday, 21 May 2020
The fourth essay on IHTA Town Types sees Raymond Gillespie, MRIA, Chair, Irish Historic Towns Atlas and lecturer in Maynooth University, discuss the development of different types of towns from c. 1500 to c. 1700.
IHTA Town Type Series: Anglo-Norman TownsWednesday, 13 May 2020
In the third IHTA town type essay, Michael Potterton, Irish Historic Towns Atlas editor and Maynooth University lecturer, focuses on the buildling boom of Irish towns from the twelth to fourteenth centuries.
IHTA Town Type Series: Viking TownsWednesday, 6 May 2020
As part of IHTA Online, Howard Clarke, MRIA and editor of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas, explores the traditional Irish Viking towns and other towns associated with them.
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