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08 March 2023

The Cork Historic Towns Atlas: old and new findings by Howard B. Clarke

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. 

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Public Lecture
12 August 2023

IHTA Dublin Suburbs Walking Tours

For the Heritage Week 2023 theme 'Living Heritage', the Irish Historic Towns Atlas will hold five walking tours on Dublin Suburbs: Clontarf, Drumcondra, Kilmainham, Rathmines and the south-east city.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas
16 August 2023

Placing our heritage: preview video of the forthcoming Irish Historic Towns Atlas of Cork

As part of Heritage Week 2023, a short video on the Cork atlas has been released. 

Irish Historic Towns Atlas
22 September 2023

Culture Night with Irish Historic Towns Atlas (IHTA)

Come along and chat with the Irish Historic Towns Atlas team. Learn about the project, Irish urban history and historic and modern maps of Irish towns and cities.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas
22 September 2023

Culture Night at the Royal Irish Academy

We are delighted to announce that the Royal Irish Academy will once again be participating in Culture Night on Friday 22 September 2023 and will be open to the public from 17:00 to 21:00.

Library, Digital Repository of Ireland, Irish Historic Towns Atlas
05 October 2023

History Research for Schools Day

As part of the Dublin Festival of History we will run a Leaving Certificate History Research Project talk.

Digital Repository of Ireland, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, Irish Historic Towns Atlas
22 November 2023

Mapping places, mapping people: Dublin and Dubliners’ perspectives 

Public lecture by Professor Howard B. Clarke, MRIA, to mark the launch of the book Town and country: perspectives from the Irish Historic Towns Atlas.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Public Lecture
15 May 2024

IHTA Seminar: Cork 2024

The 2024 Irish Historic Towns Atlas Seminar will take place in Cork on 15 May 2024.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Seminar