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Lunchtime lectures on Disestablishment 150

20th–23rd August 2019

Lunchtime lectures on Disestablishment 150

As part of the Church of Ireland’s programme of events to mark the 150th anniversary of its Disestablishment, a lunchtime lecture series will run at the Irish Architectural Archive, 45 Merrion Square, Dublin, during Heritage Week this August.

The lectures will take place at 1.15pm on each of the following days:

Tuesday 20th August
Prof Alan Ford, Professor Emeritus at University of Nottingham
What kind of a Church is the Church of Ireland?

Wednesday 21st August
Dr Michael O’Neill FSA
Architecture and Ecclesiology: The evidence from the Church of Ireland drawing collections

Thursday 22nd August
The Rt Revd Michael Burrows, Bishop of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory
Liturgical space and the re–ordering of Church of Ireland churches

Friday 23rd August
Dr Niamh NicGhabhann, University of Limerick
Church of Ireland restorations and representations in 19th–century Ireland

All information on the Heritage Week talks is available here.

The IAA is currently hosting A Visual Window to an Ecclesiastical World – an exhibition of the Church of Ireland’s historical architectural drawings – which will be open Tuesday–Friday until 30th August.  Admission is free and more details can be found here.

A Visual Window to an Ecclesiastical World
A Visual Window to an Ecclesiastical World


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