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Rathmines through time and space: from medieval rath to flatland

Rathmines through time and space: from medieval rath to flatland

7 October 2021, 7 pm, online

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Rathmines is the second in a series of atlases devoted to Dublin suburbs being produced by the Irish Historic Towns Atlas project in the Royal Irish Academy. In this online lecture, author Séamas Ó Maitiú will guide attendees through the history of Rathmines with numerous historic and modern illustrations of the township.

You can buy a signed copy of the book when you register for this event (if you purchased a copy from our website before we enabled sales via Eventbrite, you will also receive a signed copy).

About the author: Dr Séamas Ó Maitiú grew up in and has a long association with Rathmines. He is a lecturer and writer, is editor of the Dublin Historical Record and his book Dublin’s Suburban Towns, 1834 to 1930 (2003) is considered a core source for anyone interested in the history of the greater Dublin area.

Royal Irish Academy

The Royal Irish Academy, the academy for the sciences, humanities and social sciences for the whole of Ireland will vigorously promote excellence in scholarship, recognise achievements in learning, direct research programmes and undertake its own research projects, particularly in areas relating to Ireland and its heritage

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