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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...
A new Project Manager role has arisen within the HSE.
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...
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.
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...
If you missed our first Research Open Day, you can watch it back now
‘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 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.
Join us on 4 October to learn more about our research projects, library and publications
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...