Apologies for any inconvenience!
The RSAI Members have received an invitation to visit the site of recent excavations and the house at Dowth Hall. The tour will be led by Clíodhna Ní Lionáin | Devenish Nutrition and her colleagues: John Gilliland and Helen Staunton.
Please note that the excavation tour requires walking over uneven ground and that entry to the house requires walking up steps.
THIS EXCURSION IS NOW FULLY BOOKED.
25 January 2018 – Annual General Meeting
‘Prince of Spies’: Henri le Caron and Irish American Republicanism
Dr Gillian O’Brien, Liverpool John Moores University.
Please join us for a drinks reception at 6.30pm.
22 February 2018
George Victor du Noyer, the road from artist to geologist
Dr Susan Hegarty, DCU School of History and Geography
29 March 2018
Frederic William Burton: a life defined by art and antiquity
Dr Marie Bourke, curator of ‘Frederic William Burton: For the Love of Art’
26 April 2018
Lords and literature: contents and contexts of some late medieval Irish manuscripts
Prof. Ruairí Ó hUiginn, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
31 May 2017 – Helen Roe Lecture
Skellig Michael: unpeeling its many layers
Mr Grellan D. Rourke, OPW
27 September 2018
Conflict or coexistence? Pagans and Christians in fifth and sixth century Ireland
Dr Elva Johnston, UCD School of History
25 October 2018 – Frank Mitchell Lecture
Reading the Irish Cistercian landscape
Dr Geraldine Stout, National Monuments Service
29 November 2018
A taste for Gothic
Dr Judith Hill, Architectural Historian
13 December 2018
The dioceses of Meath and Ossory in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
Dr Michael O’Neill, Architectural Historian
5 February 2018
The National Inventory of Architectural Heritage (2002–2017): results and prospects
Mr Willie Cumming, Dept of Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht
5 March 2018
Everything but the apothecary: recent archaeological excavations on Kevin Street, Dublin
Mr Alan Hayden, Archaeologist , Archaeological Projects Ltd.
9 April 2018
Making Victorian Dublin: an intertwining of architecture and geology
Dr Patrick N. Wyse Jackson, Trinity College Dublin
14 May 2018
The recent archaeological discoveries at Rathfarnham Castle
Ms Alva McGowan, Archaeologist
3 September 2018
Music, dancing and country house culture in mid-nineteenth century Ireland
Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam, University of Limerick
1 October 2018
Revealing the Voices & Experiences of Ireland’s 19th Century Emigrants through American Military Pensions
Mr Damien Shiels, Military Historian & Archaeologist
5 November 2018
Surveying our archaeological landscapes and monuments: 3D documentation challenges, solutions and opportunities
Mr Robert Shaw, The Discovery Programme