The collaboration between the Irish Historic Towns Atlas (IHTA) and the Heritage Council was celebrated this week with the launch of the IHTA Layer on HeritageMaps.ie and the Digital Atlas of Fethard as well as...
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The Irish Historic Towns Atlas (IHTA) project was established in 1981. The aim of the project is to record the topographical development of a selection of Irish towns both large and small. Each town is published separately as a fascicle or folder and includes a series of maps complemented by a detailed text section. The Irish Historic Towns Atlas is part of a wider European scheme, with towns atlases containing broadly similar information available for a number of countries. Thus Irish towns can be studied in their European context.
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To complement the Irish Historic Towns Atlas Online series we are producing short essays by experts on particular town types. The sixth in the series is on the town in the...
As part of Heritage Week, the Digital Atlas of Fethard was launched after a conference and walking tour
The 2019 IHTA seminar will be held on 17 May 2019 in Academy House.
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