Ivar McGrath will give a talk entitled ‘Barrack-building and settlement as evidenced from the online mapping of Ireland’s eighteenth-century army barracks’ on Saturday 30 March 2019 at the City Assembly House (Irish Georgian Society) as part of the 50th Anniversary Conference of the Group for the Study of Irish Historic Settlement. Full details of the […]
Dingle Historical Society presents: The Digital Mapping of Ireland’s Eighteenth-Century Barracks: The Munster Story A lecture by Dr Ivar McGrath, UCD School of History Lecture venue: Dingle Benners Hotel, Main Street, Dingle Date: Thursday, 14th July, 8.00pm All welcome – Fáilte roimh cách – Visitors welcome This […]
Ivar McGrath will give a talk entitled ‘The Grand Question Debated: Swift, Army Barracks and Money’ at the fourteenth Dublin International Symposium on Jonathan Swift which will take place from 2 pm to 5 pm on Saturday 17 October 2015 at The Deanery, Upper Kevin Street, Dublin 8. For further information on this event, please follow this link.
10 September 2015 Location: ‘Towards a New Military History of Ireland’ Workshop, Trinity College Dublin. Speaker: Ivar McGrath Lecture Title: ‘Mapping the Military Establishment in Eighteenth-Century Ireland: The Case of the Army Barracks’.
The Killeeshil and Clonaneese Historical Society was established in March 2009. The society’s website hosts a range of historical information relevant to the area, including an archive of digital documents and details of historic sites in the region. Click here to visit the Killeeshil and Clonaneese Historical Society website
Ballinrobe Archaeological & Historical Society have a wonderful website entitled, Historical Ballinrobe. The website contains a wealth of information on Ballinrobe and its neighbouring towns, including old photographs, genealogical information, and historical documents. The website has a great page on barracks in Ballinrobe written by Averil Staunton, available here. Averil was the founder of the society […]
We have recently updated the barracks map to include barracks listed in the following sources: Relevant Year: 1784 Source ID: NLI1784 Full Reference: ‘Scheme for new quarters, May 1784′ (NLI Kilmainham Papers, Ms 1007, f. 27). Relevant Year: 1813 Source ID: HCPP1813 Full Reference: Accounts relating to the barracks in Ireland; 1812-13 (237) VI.709. Relevant […]
For an introduction to the Army Barracks in Eighteenth-Century Ireland project, listen to this podcast from Principle Investigator, Dr Ivar McGrath, recorded for historyhub.ie.