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‘From vice to virtue, from idleness to industry, from profaneness to practical religion’ - Grangegorman penitentiaryMonday, 6 March 2023
Joan Kavanagh, author and historian, has documented the experiences of women and girls transported from Ireland to the Australian colonies during the 19th Century. Here, Joan discovers the history of the Clock Tower...
Project Manager, Mental Health Archiving Project - role in the HSE open for applicationsMonday, 20 February 2023
A new Project Manager role has arisen within the HSE.
Sport and the Richmond Lunatic AsylumWednesday, 8 February 2023
Paul Rouse is a professor in the School of History at University College Dublin. He has written extensively on the history of Irish sport and the global history of sport. In this essay, Paul uncovers the origin and...
Schools engagement programme 2022Tuesday, 20 December 2022
In the spring of 2022, Grangegorman Histories engaged with the Dublin 7 Educate Together National School and St Mary’s Primary School to explore different historical themes associated with Grangegorman.
Grangegorman and the treatment of soldiers' traumaThursday, 10 November 2022
Author Eamon Delaney leads the ‘The Lion and the Shamrock’ project which shares some of the legacy of military history of the north Dublin area, including Grangegorman. Here Eamon explores the treatment of soldiers with...
Academy inaugural Research Open DayTuesday, 18 October 2022
If you missed our first Research Open Day, you can watch it back now
'Instituting Grangegorman' podcast launches for Dublin Festival of History 2022Monday, 10 October 2022
‘Instituting Grangegorman’ is the second in the Grangegorman Histories podcast series exploring the histories of the Grangegorman area of north, inner-city Dublin.
Grangegorman Histories: Resources for further studyThursday, 29 September 2022
'Grangegorman Histories: Resources for further study' is a collation of primary and secondary resources relating to the histories of Grangegorman to assist anyone interested in learning more about this area.
Academy Research Open DayMonday, 5 September 2022
Join us on 4 October to learn more about our research projects, library and publications
Grangegorman Histories: Dublin Festival of History podcast launchTuesday, 30 August 2022
As part of the Dublin Festival of History, Grangegorman Histories will launch ‘Instituting Grangegorman’ a podcast sharing the history of the original Richmond Lunatic Asylum building, now the recently restored TU...