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Revealing Grangegorman: a celebratory eventMonday, 22 May 2023
Join us on 3 June for a series of free talks and walking tours of the site.
Grangegorman Lives: Jennie Wyse PowerMonday, 24 April 2023
Our Grangegorman Lives series continues with Jennie Wyse Power (1858-1941), Governor of the Richmond District Lunatic Asylum.
Grangegorman Histories implementation planThursday, 6 April 2023
Explore the many activities planned for the period 2022-2025, which will continue to engage with the history of the site.
Fully-funded PhD on the histories of Grangegorman site and society, 1770-2012Monday, 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.
‘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