Historic Graves at ignite Dublin #8

Earlier this month I had the privilege of being invited to talk at Ignite Dublin. It was the eighth ignite Dublin event and was held in the Science Gallery in Trinity College Dublin. The event is organised by Conor Houghton and is a brilliant evening of stimulating entertainment and education. Eighteen speakers were given 5 minutes to excite the room about a topic close to their heart. The ignite format allows the speakers to use 20 slides which auto advance every 15 seconds. Read more »

The Place of Their Resurrection

The inaugural Annual Galway Conference – The Place of Their Resurrection: cemeteries and funerary monuments their past and future – was held last Saturday, the 15th October, in the Harbour Hotel in Galway. The event was organised by Jim Higgins, the Galway City heritage officer and was funded  by Galway City Council and the Heritage Council. The conference was an action of the Galway City Heritage Plan. The Historic Graves project delivered a talk on community graveyard surveys and spent a great day discussing graveyards with a small but committed group of like minded graveyard enthusiasts.  Read more »

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