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IHTA Town Type Series: Early Modern, Gaelic and Plantation Towns

Thursday, 21 May 2020

The fourth essay on IHTA Town Types sees Raymond Gillespie, MRIA, Chair, Irish Historic Towns Atlas and lecturer in Maynooth University, discuss the development of different types of towns from c. 1500 to...

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IHTA Town Type Series: Anglo-Norman Towns

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

In the third IHTA town type essay, Michael Potterton, Irish Historic Towns Atlas editor and Maynooth University lecturer, focuses on the buildling boom of Irish towns from the twelth to fourteenth centuries. 

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IHTA Town Type Series: Viking Towns

Wednesday, 6 May 2020

As part of IHTA Online, Howard Clarke, MRIA and editor of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas, explores the traditional Irish Viking towns and other towns associated with them. 

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IHTA Town Type Series: Monastic Towns

Wednesday, 29 April 2020

As part of IHTA Online, Anngret Simms, MRIA and founding editor of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas, discusses the native Gaelic town type – the Monastic Town.

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Oireachtas Library Treasures series: Maps!

Monday, 20 April 2020

Sarah Gearty selects and discusses her favourite maps from the Oireachtas Library Treasures series

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IHTA Youghal now available online

Thursday, 2 April 2020

Irish Historic Towns Atlas no. 27 Youghal by David Kelly and Tadhg O'Keeffe, published by the Royal Irish Academy in 2015, is now available to browse for free as part of IHTA Online. 

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John Andrews MRIA

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

We remember John Andrews, MRIA, who died on Friday (15 November 2019) in Chepstow, Wales. Founding father of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas, historical geographer and renowned historian of Irish cartography, he was a...

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The DIB and 'Renaissance Galway'

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

To celebrate the publication of Renaissance Galway: delineating the seventeenth-century city by Paul Walsh, we publish the DIB entry on Walter Lynch, by Terry Clavin, below. A vicar of St Nicholas's collegiate...

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Renaissance Galway celebrated with Seminar and Launch in Galway

Monday, 14 October 2019

The pictorical map, subject of Renaissance Galway: delineating the seventeenth-century city by Paul Walsh was the subject of a seminar dedicated to the map and celebrated at the launch by Cllr Denis Lyons,...

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Renaissance Galway launched at the Milwaukee Irish Fest

Tuesday, 27 August 2019

The Irish Historic Towns Atlas attended the 2019 Milwaukee Irish Fest to showcase the new publication, Renaissance Galway. 

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