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Launch of the Virtual Record Treasury of Ireland

June 27, 2022

On Monday 27 June 2022 the Virtual Record Treasury of Ireland was launched by An Taoiseach Michaél Martin at an event in Dublin Castle. The launch of the Virtual Treasury is the culmination of five years of a state-funded research programme entitled Beyond 2022. The aim of the project was to re-create through virtual reality […]

Back in stock: Campaign Journals of the Elizabethan Irish wars

June 21, 2022

Due to phenomenal demand, a second print run has been issued of the paperback reprint of Campaign journals of the Elizabethan Irish wars, edited by David Edwards. This edition gathers together 19 journals of military campaigns in Ireland during the reign of Elizabeth I. They record military operations by crown forces in all four provinces, on land and […]

Temporarily out of stock: Campaign Journals of the Elizabethan Irish wars

June 7, 2022

The recently released paperback edition of David Edward’s ‘Campaign journals of the Elizabethan Irish wars’ is now sold out. We are reprinting this title and it will be made available again on our online shop as soon as possible.

Eoin MacNeill Lecture 2022

June 1, 2022

On 27 May 2022 Professor Ludmilla Jordanova, Emeritus Professor of History and Visual Culture and Emeritus Director of the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture, Durham University delivered the fourth Eoin MacNeill Lecture. Established in 2011, these lectures provide an opportunity for distinguished scholars from outside Ireland to discuss the importance of archives and primary […]