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New pocket map of Drogheda available

Tuesday, 15 December 2020

Drogheda, c. 1180 to c. 1900: from fortified boroughs to industrial port town by Ned Mc Hugh depicts 700 years of history on one map. 

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

Dungarvan released with lecture and interview

Thursday, 3 December 2020

To celebrate the release of Irish Historic Towns Atlas no. 30, Dungarvan/Dún Garbhán by John Martin, a lecture and interview was held online on Thursday 3 December 2020. 

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'Man, maps and map history: John Andrews, 1927–2019'

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Arnold Horner delivered a lecture on John Andrews, MRIA and founding member of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas, on 17 November 2020 to mark the first anniversary of his death. 

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

Jacinta Prunty moving on to South Sudan

Thursday, 29 October 2020

Irish Historic Towns Atlas honorary editor, contributor, colleague and friend moves to South Sudan to take on a new challenge.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

Irish Historic Towns Atlas in third-level education: digital mapping

Monday, 12 October 2020

In the Royal Irish Academy's educational resources series, Rachel Murphy (University of Limerick) discusses how GIS and the IHTA can be used in third-level history.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Educational Resources

Irish Historic Towns Atlas in third-level education: printed and pdfs

Tuesday, 6 October 2020

In the Royal Irish Academy's educational resources series, Ruth McManus (Dublin City University) discusses how the printed Irish Historic Towns Atlas and IHTA Online can be used in third-level geography. 

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Educational Resources

Digital Atlas of Dungarvan interview with Sarah Gearty on WLRFM

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Sarah Gearty is interviewed by Damien Tiernan from WLRFM on the recent launch of the Digital Atlas of Dungarvan, which is part of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas series.

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Vignettes from the Irish Historic Towns Atlas

Friday, 18 September 2020

As part of Culture Night 2020 we have an exhibition that offers a glimpse of town life through the Irish Historic Towns Atlas. 

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

Educational resources for primary, second and third level students

Tuesday, 8 September 2020

The Royal Irish Academy has developed teaching material that is of use in the classroom. Designed to be both stimulating to students and integral to the relevant school curriculum, the goal is to motivate and inspire...

Publications, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Decade of Centenaries, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Educational Resources

Digital Atlas of Dungarvan launched as part of National Heritage Week

Tuesday, 18 August 2020

Bringing ‘Heritage to your doorstep’ the latest atlas from the Irish Historic Towns Atlas on Dungarvan released digitally on 18 August 2020 in a first for the project.

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