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IHTA seminar series – 'From outlying villages to townships: Dublin suburbs in the nineteenth century'
'Town and Country: Perspectives from the Irish Historic Towns Atlas' is a lunchtime seminar series taking place throughout May 2021.
'Town and Country: Perspectives from the Irish Historic Towns Atlas' is a seminar series taking place throughout May 2021.
As part of the Dublin Festival of History and to celebrate the publication of Rathmines, Séamas Ó Maitiú will discuss the development of the Dublin suburb.
Join RIA author Séamas Ó Maitiú for a walk through Rathmines as part of Dublin Book Festival
The Irish Historic Towns Atlas (IHTA) is running a series of themed workshops on 19 May 2022 on how the Atlas is used in various fields.
As part of Heritage Week 2022, the Irish Historic Towns Atlas will be in Westport as part of the Westport Historical Society Walking Tour and Talk.
Published in late 2020, the delayed launch of Irish Historic Towns Atlas no. 30, Dungarvan will take place in Dungarvan Library followed by a lecture by the author, John Martin, as part of Heritage Week 2022.
The Irish Historic Towns Atlas will be taking part in Culture Night in Academy House on 23 September 2022.
Join us on 4 October to learn more about our research projects, library and publications
Research Day will showcase various Royal Irish Academy research projects, publications and resources in Academy House with presentations and demonstrations.