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Disestablishment 150: What’s on

Disestablishment 150: What’s on

A summary of current and forthcoming events to mark the 150th anniversary of the Church of Ireland’s Disestablishment.

 

A Visual Window to an Ecclesiastical World

Tuesday–Friday until 30th August

An exhibition of the Church’s historical architectural drawings at the Irish Architectural Archive (IAA), 45 Merrion Square, Dublin.  Admission is free.

Installation of mounted drawings in progress at ‘A Visual Window to an Ecclesiastical World' – an exhibition of Church of Ireland architectural drawings at the Irish Architectural Archive, Dublin.
Installation of mounted drawings in progress at ‘A Visual Window to an Ecclesiastical World' – an exhibition of Church of Ireland architectural drawings at the Irish Architectural Archive, Dublin.

 

Lunchtime Lecture Series

Tuesday, 20th August – Friday, 23rd August

A lunchtime lecture series will run at the Irish Architectural Archive during Heritage Week. The lectures will take place at 1pm each day and cover the identity of the Church of Ireland, its architectural drawing collections, liturgical space, and restorations and representations of the Church in 19th–century Ireland.

 

Heritage Week Walking Tours

Tuesday, 20th August & Thursday, 22nd August

A walking tour with Dr Michael O’Neill FSA (architectural historian) discussing Disestablishment, and looking at the Cathedrals of Christ Church and St Patrick’s and adjacent parish churches and how they reflect this event.

 

Royal Irish Academy Conference

27th February 2020

A half–day Royal Irish Academy conference produced in partnership with the Church, focusing on the concepts of Establishment and Disestablishment, the consequences for the first century, challenges since 1969 and the future of the Church.

 

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