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Revealing Grangegorman: a celebratory event

Monday, 22 May 2023

Join us on 3 June for a series of free talks and walking tours of the site.

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Grangegorman Lives: Jennie Wyse Power

Monday, 24 April 2023

Our Grangegorman Lives series continues with Jennie Wyse Power (1858-1941), Governor of the Richmond District Lunatic Asylum.

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Grangegorman Histories implementation plan

Thursday, 6 April 2023

Explore the many activities planned for the period 2022-2025, which will continue to engage with the history of the site.

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Fully-funded PhD on the histories of Grangegorman site and society, 1770-2012

Monday, 3 April 2023

Calling researchers in the areas of history, design or architecture, public history and/or histories of architecture, landscape, urban design, visual culture or cognate disciplines.

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‘From vice to virtue, from idleness to industry, from profaneness to practical religion’ - Grangegorman penitentiary

Monday, 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...

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Project Manager, Mental Health Archiving Project - role in the HSE open for applications

Monday, 20 February 2023

A new Project Manager role has arisen within the HSE.

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Sport and the Richmond Lunatic Asylum

Wednesday, 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...

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Schools engagement programme 2022

Tuesday, 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.

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Grangegorman and the treatment of soldiers' trauma

Thursday, 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...

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