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Grangegorman Histories: Dublin Festival of History podcast launch

Tuesday, 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...

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Revealing Grangegorman – 70 metre artwork inspired by the site’s history begins installation

Wednesday, 24 August 2022

A 70 metre long artwork is currently being hand painted in Grangegorman to represent details of the stories of patients and staff throughout the site's 200+ years.

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Explore Grangegorman before the institutions

Monday, 13 June 2022

Raymond Gillespie, MRIA is Professor of History at Maynooth University. His main research interest is social change in early modern Ireland. In this article, Professor Gillespie shares the history of the unusual...

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Explore Grangegorman's Histories

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Explore Grangegorman’s Histories with a series of short introductory articles uncovering the histories of Grangegorman. 

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Watch back the TU Dublin ‘Stages of Memory’ online series of talks

Thursday, 19 May 2022

In April and May 2022, TU Dublin Conservatoire presented three Thursday talks by leading experts in the histories of Grangegorman. 'Stages of Memory' is supported by Grangegorman Histories.

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Grangegorman Lives: Dr Noel Browne

Wednesday, 16 March 2022

The next instalment in our Grangegorman Lives series is Dr Noel Browne (1915-1997) physician and politician remembered for his role as Minister for Health in the eradication of TB and his controversial proposal of the ‘...

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Grangegorman Lives: Dr Conolly Norman

Tuesday, 8 February 2022

The next addition to our Grangegorman Lives series is Dr Conolly Norman (1853-1908), psychiatrist and RMS, Richmond District Lunatic Asylum (1886-1908).

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Grangegorman Lives: Ethel Rhind

Friday, 26 November 2021

Our Grangegorman Lives series continues with Ethel Rhind (1877-1952), mosaic and stained-glass artist. 

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Grangegorman Histories: historical language and terminology and the history of mental illness

Tuesday, 2 November 2021

This pre-recorded, online discussion explored the evolution of language and terminology associated with mental illness. 

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Grangegorman Histories: Timepiece podcast

Thursday, 14 October 2021

Grangegorman Histories celebrated Culture Night 2021 with the launch of ‘Timepiece’, a podcast exploring the history of the turret clock in Grangegorman.  

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