United Dioceses of Dublin & Glendalough


20th – 23rd August

Disestablishment 150 Heritage Week Lunchtime Lectures

Disestablishment 150 Heritage Week Lunchtime Lectures

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 1pm 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

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 information is available here.