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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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Teaching and Learning Workshop
24 November 2015

The aim of this one-day workshop was to promote the creative use of the IHTA in teaching, research and fieldwork at third level across the disciplines of geography, history, digital humanities, local studies,...

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

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