Dublin City Hall Lectures


Tuesdays in April
Dublin City Hall Lunch-time Lectures

Venue: The Council Chamber, City Hall, Dame Street, Dublin 2, Tuesdays in April  , 1.10-1.50 p.m.

Admission free: all welcome: booking not required


Tuesday 1 April 2014

That Field of Glory:

Historical and Antiquarian Perspectives on the Battle of Clontarf

Dr. Colm Lennon

Emeritus Professor

Department of History, NUI Maynooth

Note: This lecture will be chaired by Lord Mayor Oisin Quinn

Tuesday 8 April 2014

Queen Gormlaith, Brian Boru and The Northmen of Dublin

Dr. Howard B. Clarke

Emeritus Professor

Department of Medieval History, UCD

Tuesday 15 April 2014

The Battle of Clontarf and James Ward’s Murals in Dublin’s City Hall

Dr. Joseph McBrinn

Lecturer in History of Design and Applied Arts
Belfast School of Art
University of Ulster

Tuesday 22 April 2014

Commemorating Clontarf in 1914:The Clancy Chain and the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement

Dr. Nicola Gordon Bowe

Associate Fellow

Faculty of Visual Culture

National College of Art and Design

Note: This lecture will be chaired by Councillor Henry Upton,

Deputy Lord Mayor, who will wear the Clancy Chain

Tuesday 29 April 2014

The Brian Boru Harp and its Musical Legacy

Dr. Janet Harbison

Irish Harp Centre and Irish Harp College, Limerick

This talk will include live performance on the Irish Harp

Series arranged by Dublin City Library & Archive

Those who are traveling form abroad are advised to book their accommodation in advance as it’s a busy time of year. Using a price comparison app like Skyscanner or Car Hire Comparison is recommended.

For more information e-mail cityarchives@dublincity.ie

Booking not required; come early to get a seat; doors open 12.30 p.m.

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