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15th Medieval Dublin Symposium
Robert Emmet Theatre
(Room 2037),
Arts Building,
Trinity College Dublin
(Saturday 25 May 2013)
19/03/2013 Symposia: 15th Medieval Dublin Symposium to take place in the Robert Emmet Theatre (Room 2037), Arts Building at Trinity College, Dublin on Saturday 25 May 2013.
31/05/2012 Events: Tales of Medieval Dublin Lunchtime Lecture Series 2012
28/03/2012

Events: Robin Frame 'Rediscovering Medieval Ireland' lecture to launch online Calendar of Irish Chancery Letters c.1244-1509 on Thursday 10 May 2011 in Thomas Davis Theatre, Trinity College Dublin.

08/03/2012 Symposia: 14th Medieval Dublin Symposium to take place in the Robert Emmet Theatre (Room 2037), Arts Building at Trinity College, Dublin on Saturday 19 May 2012.
05/08/2011 Reports: Podcast interview with Cherie Peters about The Peasant's Tale, the next lecture in the Tales of Medieval Dublin series, originally broadcast on Dublin City FM's weekly local history event guide, Looking Back.
14/07/2011

Reports: The video of 'The Mother's Tale given by Howard Clarke on Tuesday 12 July 2011 as part of the Tales of Medieval Dublin, is now online on the Dublin City Public Libraries, Dublin Heritage website.

01/07/2011

Reports: The video of 'The Viking's Tale given by Stephen Harrison on Tuesday 21 June 2011 as part of the Tales of Medieval Dublin, is now online on the Dublin City Public Libraries, Dublin Heritage website.

13/04/2011

Events: Tales of Medieval Dublin Lunchtime Lecture Series 2011. The launch of the series and first lecture will take place in the Wood Quay Venue, in the Dublin Civic Offices at 1.00pm on Tuesday 21 June 2011.

06/05/2011 Symposia: 13th Medieval Dublin Symposium to take place in the Robert Emmet Theatre (Room 2037), Arts Building at Trinity College, Dublin on Saturday 21 May 2011.
16/01/2011

Reports: The video of 'The Knight's Tale: Sir Christopher St. Lawrence (died 1589 AD)'  given by Sparky Booker on Tuesday 14 December 2010 as part of the 'Tales of Medieval Dublin', is now online on the Dublin City Public Libraries, Dublin Heritage website.

26/11/2010

Reports: The video of 'The Heretic's Tale: Adam Duff O'Toole (died 1327 AD)'  given by Bernadette Williams on Tuesday 19 October 2010 as part of the 'Tales of Medieval Dublin', is now online on the Dublin City Public Libraries, Dublin Heritage website.

08/10/2010 Reports: The video of 'The Outlaw's Tale: Henry Tyrel (died c.1308 AD)'  given by Áine Foley on Tuesday 21 September 2010 as part of the 'Tales of Medieval Dublin', is now online on the Dublin City Public Libraries, Dublin Heritage website.
19/09/2010 Events: Launch of Medieval Dublin X on Tuesday 28 September 2010 at 6.00pm in the Long Room Hub, Trinity College, Dublin.
09/09/2010 Reports: The video of 'The Merchant’s Tale: Roger Cordwainer (fl. 1200 AD)'  given by Grace O'Keeffe on Tuesday 17 August 2010 as part of the 'Tales of Medieval Dublin', is now online on the Dublin City Public Libraries, Dublin Heritage website.
30/07/2010 Reports: The video of 'The Skeleton’s Tale: An Anonymous Viking Warrior (died c. 830 AD)' given by Linzi Simpson on 20 July as part of the 'Tales of Medieval Dublin', is now online on the Dublin City Public Libraries, Dublin Heritage website.
21/07/2010 Reports: Edel Morgan reports on 'CSI: George's Street' writing in the Irish Times today on yesterday's lecture, 'The Skeleton's Tale' by Linzi Simpson at the Dublin Civic Offices Wood Quay Venue.
19/07/2010 Reports: Professor Seán Duffy's lunchtime lecture, The Abbot's Tale given in the new Wood Quay Venue of the Dublin City Offices last Tuesday 15 June 2010, is now available online.
13/04/2010 Events: Tales of Medieval Dublin Lunchtime Lecture Series
07/04/2010 Symposia: 12th Medieval Dublin Symposium to take place in the Robert Emmet Theatre (Room 2037), Arts Building at Trinity College, Dublin on Saturday 22 May 2010.
27/09/2009 Events: Launch of Medieval Dublin IX on Wednesday 7 October 2009 at 6.00pm in the National Museum of Ireland, Kildare Street.
02/04/2009 Symposia: 11th Medieval Dublin Symposium to take place in the Robert Emmet Theatre (Room 2037), Arts Building at Trinity College, Dublin on Saturday 23 May 2009.
17/11/2008 Books: Launch of book of essays by medievalists of Trinity College Dublin
18/06/2008

Events: Launch of Medieval Dublin VIII on Tuesday 23 September 2008 at 6.00pm in the Provost's House Stables at Trinity College Dublin

17/06/2008

Events: Full programme for Farewell Festival for the Sea Stallion from Glendalough (Saturday 28 - Sunday 29 June 2008)

17/05/2008 Events: The Dublin People notes the forthcoming 10th Friends of Medieval Dublin Symposium on Saturday 24 May which will take place in the Robert Emmet Theatre (Room 2037), Arts Building, Trinity College. Admission free.
13/04/2008

Events: Farewell to the Sea Stallion! Two-day Viking festival, 28-29 June 2008

10/04/2008 Symposia: 10th Medieval Dublin Symposium to take place in the Robert Emmet Theatre (Room 2037), Arts Building at Trinity College, Dublin on Saturday 24 May 2008.
16/04/2008 Events: The Dublin People report that Dr Michael O’Neill will present a lecture on 'Franciscan friary architecture in late medieval Ireland; at a meeting of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland at 7.30pm on Thursday 24 April in the Helen Roe Theatre, 63 Merrion Square South, D2.
28/11/2007 Events: The Dublin People have details of forthcoming events of interest at the National Museum of Ireland in Kildare Street where Dr Peter Crooks will give a lecture today at 1.00pm and 6.30pm; at the Gilbert Library where the Old Dublin Society have their AGM this evening at 7.30pm, and at the Royal Society of Antiquaries, where Dr Salvador Ryan lectures on Monday 3 December at 7.30pm.
09/11/2007 Events: Maynooth medieval concert and seminar on 19 - 20 November 2007
07/11/2007

Events: Dr Rachel Moss will present the 1.00pm and 6.30pm lectures on 'Medieval Ireland: Conservation and Change - The Romanesque Church in Ireland' in the Museum of Archaeology and History, Kildare Street, Dublin 2 on Wednesday 7 November 2007.

04/11/2007 Reports: Medieval Dublin for Kids as reported today in the Sunday Mirror includes Dublinia and Viking Splash tours
01/11/2007

Events: Stories of our past: Conference celebrates Archaeology Ireland’s 20th birthday

14/10/2007

Events: National Museum holds Viking ship archaeology lecture series from October 2007 until June 2008

10/10/2007 Events: Christ Church cathedral will hold a lunchtime lecture series on Tuesdays in November in the crypt, the first two lectures of which relate to medieval Dublin. Dr Barra Boydell will speak on 'Prior David Winchester (1489-99): founder of the choir school?' on Tuesday 6 November, and Dr John McCafferty will speak on 'Dean Jonas Wheeler (1595-1618): constitutional and cathedral rebuilding' on Tuesday 13 November 2007. A printable A4 poster is available here.
01/09/2007

Reports: Minister John Gormley will launch a new Medieval Dublin DVD on Monday 8 October in St Patrick's hall in Dublin Castle at lunchtime. Enjoy the trailer preview here.

06/09/2007 Reports: The Dublin People report on a medieval re-enactment that will take place at Swords Castle on 8 September 2007 from 12.30-5.30pm as part of the Swords Heritage Festival. All welcome. Phone 840 0080 for further information.
30/08/2007 Reports: A report on the Sea Stallion from Glendalough
  Reports: The Dublin People reports as History uncovered 'an ancient artefact found in a Northside back garden' recently handed in to the National Museum of Ireland.
25/08/2007 Reports: Blather.net features a satirical take on Waking the Dead: The Mummies of Saint Michan's Church, Dublin.
24/08/2007 Events: Friends of Medieval Dublin walks for Heritage Week
14/08/2007 Reports: Viking ship completes 1,000-mile journey
  Reports: Viking ship due to arrive in Ireland after six weeks at sea reported also on Live-PR.
26/07/2007 Reports: Rare Irish 9th century silver brooch on loan to National Museum of Ireland
16/07/2007 Reports: Sea Stallion from Glendalough programme and gallery
29/06/2007 Reports: Medieval Irish goes online as new electronic dictionary is launched
28/06/2007 Reports: Crew members of Sea Stallion prepare for voyage to Dublin
  Reports: Bells to ring across the waves and centuries for Sea Stallion from Glendalough, Dublin's Viking warship
26/06/2007 Events: Pat Liddy will lead a walking tour 'Viking and Medieval Dublin' starting from Starbucks, Foster Place, and finishing at Jury's Inn, Christchurch Place at 11am on Wednesday 27 June 2007.
  Reports: New medieval walls of Dublin audio guide
13/06/2007

Reports: Return of Dublin’s Viking longship 'Sea Stallion from Glendalough' (Havhingsten fra Glendalough) to Ireland

02/06/2007 Reports: Letter from Robert F Lyons entitled Story behind a monument in Irish Independent concerning condemnation by Dr Seán Duffy of Ireland's plan to build the M3 roadway through Tara
31/05/2007 Reports: Details of the Viking longship, Sea Stallion from Glendalough, reconstructed from the original oak vessel discovered in Roskilde fjord in Denmark, and which visits Dublin on 14 August 2007 when she will dock at at Custom House Quay at 1.30pm, are now available online.
24/05/2007

Events: Foxrock Local History Club will host an evening outing to 'Two Local Medieval Churches' on Tuesday 29 May 2007, meeting at 7pm in Foxrock RC Church car park. Sensible footwear should be worn.

22/05/2007

Reports: Plea to Kenny for Hill of Tara's protection

21/05/2007 Reports: Conference highlights Hill of Tara as reported in the Irish Times.
19/05/2007

Events: Hill of Tara conference at Trinity College Dublin on Monday 21 May 2007

16/05/2007 Reports: Guided walking tours of Dublin from 1 May - 31 October 2007 from outside the Tourist Information Office, Suffolk St feature walks on the Viking & Medieval Dublin (Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10.30am, Saturdays 2.30pm & Sundays 10.30am).
15/04/2007

Symposia: 9th Medieval Dublin Symposium to take place in the Robert Emmet Theatre (Room 2037), Arts Building at Trinity College, Dublin on Saturday 12 May 2007.

11/04/2007

Reports: €20m to preserve historic buildings as reported in the Irish Times.

 

Reports: New funding announced for historic buildings as reported in Ireland Online.

19/03/2007 Reports: Glasgow city gets its book, the Vita St Kentigern back ... 400 years on reports Glasgow's Evening Times.
07/02/2007

Reports: Rare medieval cooking pot netted by fisherman to be displayed in National Museum of Ireland as reported in the Kilkenny People.

17/11/2006 Books: Launch of new book on medieval manuscripts of Christ Church cathedral, Dublin
14/10/2006

Reports: Reaction to elements of 'Cathedral Quarter Plan' in letters to the Irish Times.

11/10/2006 Reports: Council plans to create 'cathedral quarter' in heart of medieval Dublin reports Frank McDonald, Environment Editor for the Irish Times, portions reproduced on Archeire also.
01/10/2006 Reports: Dublin City lecture series on former lord mayors
14/09/2006

Reports: Extra funds urged for heritage plan reported in the Irish Times.

28/08/2006 Reports: 'Heritage Week gets under way' from Monday 28 August until Sunday 3 September reports today's Irish Times.
15/08/2006

Reports: Dublin City Walls and Defences Conference on Friday 1 September 2006

05/08/2006 Reports: 'More pieces of hidden bog book found' reports the Irish Times, while in the Irish Examiner is reported 'Location of ‘Ireland’s Dead Sea Scrolls’ revealed'.
28/07/2006 Reports: 'Museum plays diplomatic role on psalm's 'warning to Israel'' reports the Irish Times.
26/07/2006 Reports: 'Discovery in midlands bog 'of staggering importance'' reports the Irish Times and numerous others newspapers and websites worldwide.
25/07/2006

Reports: 'Ancient manuscript found in Irish bog' as reported in UTV Internet headlines, and numerous other newspapers and websites worldwide.

25/07/2006

Reports: Irish government welcomes M50 decision

02/07/2006 Events: Launch of Medieval Dublin VII on Wednesday 12 July 2006.
15/06/2006 Reports: The theatrical Zoziumus tour of medieval and Georgian Dublin continues to prove popular with visitors.
14/06/2006 Events: David Swift will present a lecture on 'Medieval Armour' to the Ballybrack-Killiney History Society today, Wednesday 14 June at 8.00pm in the Parochial Hall of SS Alphonsus & Columba Church, Ballybrack. Admission €2.
10/06/2006

Reports: Dublin Tourism's iWalks which include downloadable MP3 tours of Viking and medieval Dublin, as well as Dublin's castles and cathedrals, narrated by guide, Pat Liddy, are a recommended way to tour the city.

27/05/2006 Reports: The new Dublin Tourism website has launched iWalks of Dublin including a tour narrated by author, Pat Liddy, of viking and medieval Dublin.
10/05/2006 Events: Tom Moran will present a lecture on 'The Medieval Period in Dalkey' at the Ballybrack Killiney History Society on Wednesday 10 May at 8.00pm in the Parochial Hall of SS Alphonsus and Columba Church, Ballybrack.
31/03/2006 Symposia: Full details of the 8th Medieval Dublin Symposium to take place at Trinity College Dublin on Saturday 13 May 2006.
22/03/2006 Events: Launch of Viking Dublin book celebrates 30 years of the Friends of Medieval Dublin
  Events: Professor Raymond Gillespie (Modern History, NUI Maynooth) will speak on 'The End of Medieval Ireland: People and Their Things' on Tuesday 4 April 2006 at 6pm in the Crolly Room, St Patrick's College, Maynooth.
19/03/2006 Reports: An article in Discovery News entitled 'Many Irish Names Not so Irish?' gives details of doctoral work by Freya Verstraten recently published in the Journal of Medieval History (March 2006)
10/03/2006 Events: Maynooth symposium on music and liturgy in the medieval Irish church in April 2006
03/03/2006 Events: Wicklow 400 celebrations entertained with medieval music by specialist group Seanma, and help to protect the county from the pressures of economics and its proximity to Dublin.

02/03/2006

Events: Preliminary notice of 8th annual Medieval Dublin Symposium

28/02/2006 Events: Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland holds Tara seminar on Thursday 9 March 2006.
  Events: An illustrated lecture on ‘The Medieval Church of Fingal’ by Ken McAllister, will take place in Donaghmede House, Newbrook Avenue on Thursday 2 March 2006 at 8pm. Visitors are welcome. Admissionis €2 for non-members.
26/02/2006

Reports: Internet maps will stop planning rows

24/02/2006

Events: Fundraising evening at Drimnagh castle for Tara Litigation Fund

23/02/2006 Reports: Friends of Medieval Dublin: Aidan O'Sullivan and John Bradley lecture in USA
19/02/2006 Reports: Dublin Castle moves in on Temple Bar's cultural role
01/02/2006

Reports: Dublin launches podcast city guides: Dublin Tourism launches podcast walks by Pat Liddy which include coverage of Viking and medieval Dublin.

31/12/2005 Reports: Enviromentalism: Class and Community Struggle
08/12/2005 Reports: Chief archaeologist's qualifications
05/12/2005

Reports: Chief archaeologist only has basic degree

16/11/2005 Reports: Albrecht Dürer's works on show in Chester Beatty Library, including his masterpiece, Irish Soldiers and Peasants created in Antwerp in 1521.
24/10/2005 Reports: 'English' battle of Brunanburh in Viking king of Dublin, in which 'Anlaf Guthfrithson' fought, took place on 'Scots soil’ according to The Herald (24 October 2005).
21/07/2005 Events: National Museum launch for 'Medieval Dublin VI'
20/07/2005

Events: Gokstad Viking ship, a replica of that in which Olaf, first king of Dublin was possibly buried, visits Dublin 20-24 July 2005.

04/07/2005 Reports: Pat Liddy's Walking Tours of Dublin: Medieval and Viking Dublin
30/06/2005 Carrickmines: Cullen slams blocking of infrastructural projects
29/06/2005

Carrickmines: Relief for drivers as Dublin ring road opens

29/05/2005 Reports: Entry fee dropped at heritage sites including St Audoen's church, Dublin, to encourage visitors from more popular sites which are reaching saturation point.
23/05/2005 Reports: Strong words exchanged in row over protection of Tara: The director of the National Museum, Dr Pat Wallace strongly disagrees with the Government's chief archaeologist, Brian Duffy, over the plan to run the M3 motorway past the Hill of Tara, writes Frank McDonald, Environment Editor of the Irish Times.
18/05/2005 Reports: Joe Humphreys, 'Call for ancient Dublin site to be saved', Irish Times (18 May 2005): 'Dublin City Council is being urged to acquire the site of a medieval castle and graveyard in Ballyfermot that is in danger of being destroyed to make way for an apartment complex.'
16/05/2005 Reports: John Fitzgerald, 'You don't know what you've got 'til it's gone ...', Irish Examiner (16 May 2005) remembers Wood Quay.
26/04/2005 Symposia: 7th Medieval Dublin Symposium to take place at Trinity College Dublin on Saturday 21 May 2005.
  Events: Friend of Medieval Dublin, Dr Aidan O'Sullivan, of UCD will give a lecture as part of Distinguished Irish Studies Lecture Series in Houston.
08/04/2005

Events: Dublin's "Visitatio Sepulchri" play, Ireland's earliest medieval drama of the story of the three Marys' visit to the tomb of Christ on Easter morning, was performed by the Rose Ensemble, reuniting with the New and Slightly Used Dance troupe, and presented by Jordan Sramek, as far away as Minneapolis and Wisconsin, and was generally well received.

19/03/2005 Carrickmines: Man who lost case on castle site gets his legal costs
  Carrickmines: Carrickmines Castle defender awarded costs
07/01/2005 Events: A medieval office for St Brigit: TCD music manuscript to be performed on 2-4 February 2005
What's New 2002-2004
Friends of Medieval Dublin Symposium 2013
Details of 15th Medieval
Dublin symposium
Tales of Medieval Dublin (June - December 2011)
Tales of Medieval Dublin
(June-December 2012)
Friends of Medieval Dublin Symposium 2012
Details of 14th Medieval
Dublin symposium
'Rediscovering Medieval Ireland' Lecture by Robin Frame (Thursday 10 May 2011)
Robin Frame 'Rediscovering Medieval Ireland' lecture (Thursday 10 May 2012)
Tales of Medieval Dublin (June - December 2011)
Tales of Medieval Dublin
(June-December 2011)
Friends of Friends of Medieval Dublin: 13th Medieval Dublin Symposium (Saturday 21 May 2011)
Details of 13th Medieval
Dublin symposium
Launch of Medieval Dublin X at the Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin (Tuesday 28 September 2010, 18.00)
Medieval Dublin X launch
Tales of Medieval Dublin (June - December 2010)
Tales of Medieval Dublin (June-December 2010)
Friends of Medieval Dublin: 12th Medieval Dublin Symposium (Saturday 22 May 2010)
Details of 12th Medieval
Dublin symposium

Launch of Medieval Dublin IX on Wednesday 7 October 2009 at 6.00pm at the National Museum of Ireland, Kildare Street.
Medieval Dublin IX launch
Friends of Medieval Dublin 11th Medieval Dublin Symposium
Details of 11th Medieval
Dublin symposium
Peter Crooks (ed.), Government, War and Society in Medieval Ireland: Essays by Edmund Curtis, A.J. Otway-Ruthven and James Lydon (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2008)
Government, war and society in medieval Ireland launched.
Launch of Medieval Dublin VIII on Tuesday 23 September 2008 at 18.00 in the Provost's House Stables at Trinity College Dublin
Medieval Dublin VIII launch
Full programme for Farewell Festival for the Sea Stallion from Glendalough (Saturday 28 - Sunday 29 June 2008)
Programme of Farewell
Festival for Sea Stallion
Friends of Medieval Dublin 10th Medieval Dublin Symposium
Details of 10th Medieval
Dublin symposium
National Museum of Ireland holds Viking ship archaeology lecture series (October 2007 - June 2008)
National Museum
Viking ship lecture series
Christ Church Crypt Lunchtime Lectures (November 2007)
Christ Church
Lectures: Tuesdays
November 2007
The Sea Stallion from Glendalough as featured on the Reuters website.
A report on the Sea Stallion
from Glendalough
Sea Stallion from Glendalough
The Sea Stallion from Glendalough, Dublin's
Viking warship
Friends of Medieval Dublin 9th Medieval Dublin Symposium
Details of 9th Medieval
Dublin symposium

Raymond Gillespie & Raymond Refaussé (ed.), The medieval manuscripts of Christ Church cathedral, Dublin (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2006)
Medieval manuscripts of
Christ Church, Dublin

Council plans to create 'cathedral quarter' in heart of medieval Dublin
Cathedral quarter planned
for medieval Dublin

Dublin City Walls and Defences Conference (1 September 2006)
Preview of the 8th annual Medieval Dublin symposium.
Details of 8th Medieval
Dublin symposium


Viking book to be
launched at FMD 30th anniversary

Gokstad Viking ship in Dublin 20-24 July 2005
Viking ship in Dublin
20-24 July 2005
7th Medieval Dublin Symposium
7th Medieval Dublin
Symposium on 21 May 2005
Medieval office of St Brigit to be performed in February.
Medieval office of St Brigit
to be performed in February.