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Irish Historic Towns Atlas Public Lecture, Seminar and Galway launch

Friday, 26 May 2017

Public lecture by Roger Kain and IHTA Seminar 2017: Mapping Townscapes: comparative perspectives through the Irish and British Historic Town Atlases.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

IHTA Towns in the eighteenth century now available online

Monday, 24 April 2017

Irish Historic Towns Atlases of Maynooth, Dundalk and Dublin, part II, 1610 to 1756 are now freely available to search or download. 

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

IHTA towns of Early Modern, Gaelic and Plantation origins are now available online

Monday, 13 February 2017

Bandon, Belfast, part I to 1840, Derry~Londonderry, Longford and Ennis are now freely available to search or download. 

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

IHTA towns of Anglo-Norman origin now available online

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Athlone, Carlingford, Carrickfergus, Fethard, Kilkenny, Mullingar, Sligo and Trim are freely availble to search or download.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

IHTA Viking towns now available online

Monday, 5 December 2016

Dublin, part I to 1610 by H.B. Clarke and Limerick by Eamon O'Flaherty are now freely available as part of IHTA Online from today. 

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

IHTA Galway/Gaillimh launch

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, no. 28, Galway/Gaillimh by Jacinta Prunty and Paul Walsh was launched by President Higgins in Galway City Museum on 1 November 2016.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

Irish Historic Towns Atlases available online

Monday, 17 October 2016

Five Irish Historic Towns Atlases of monastic origin now available freely online to read and download.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

Another successful Culture Night here at Academy House!

Friday, 23 September 2016

This year we welcomed 1467 visitors through the doors and we had plenty for them to see and hear.

Library, Library Blog, Irish Historic Towns Atlas


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