HEA Shared Island Funding

Our Shared Built Military Heritage: The online mapping, inventorying and recording of the Army Barracks of Ireland, 1690-1921 (OSBMH)  Principal investigators: Dr Charles Ivar McGrath, UCD, and Dr Suzanne Forbes, The Open University  Funded by the Government of Ireland / HEA Shared Island North-South Research Programme 2022  Ireland has the remains of about 400 army …

Talk at the GSIHS@50 Conference

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 …

The Digital Mapping of Ireland’s Eighteenth-Century Barracks: The Munster Story

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 …

Historical Ballinrobe

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of information on Ballinrobe and its neighbouring towns, including old photographs, genealogical information, and historical documents.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 …

Major update to Barracks Map – Apr. 2015

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 …