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Irish Cities in Georgian Era Lecture Series

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Irish Cities in the Georgian Era - Belfast, Cork, Drogheda, Dublin, Kilkenny, Limerick and Waterford

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To coincide with the publication of Professor David Dickson's 'The First Irish Cities: An Eighteenth-Century Transformation' (Yale University Press, 2021), the Society presents a nine-week online lecture series exploring the architecture and urban morphology of the Irish cities of Belfast, Cork, Drogheda, Dublin, Kilkenny, Limerick and Waterford during the long eighteenth century. Speakers to include Professor David Dickson, Dr John Montague, Dr Judith Hill, Dr Aisling Durkan and Frank Keohane.

  • Tuesday 5th October 2021 "Prodigious growth": The transformation of Irish cities in the eighteenth century by Professor David Dickson
  • Tuesday 12th October 2021 ‘What was urban design in the 18th-century? The Wide Streets Commissioners in Dublin as case study’ by Dr John Montague
  • Tuesday 19th October 2021 'A city of three towns': Limerick 1760–1837 by Dr Judith Hill
  • Tuesday 26th October 2021 ‘A large, handsome town’: Drogheda's architecture in the long eighteenth century by Dr Aisling Durkan
  • Tuesday 2nd November 2021 'A Merchant City': The Building and Buildings of Georgian Cork by Frank Keohane
  • Tuesday 9th November 2021 '18th Century Waterford': People, Place and Prosperity by Eamonn McEneaney and Julian Walton
  • Tuesday 16th November 2021 'Kilkenny': Faded Grandeur but Provincial Decency by Dr Hugh Maguire
  • Tuesday 23rd November 2021 ‘A large, populous and beautiful town’?: Belfast in the Eighteenth Century by Professor Raymond Gillespie
  • Tuesday 30th November 2021 'City of Derry': From Siege to Survey by Dan Calley

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The Irish Georgian Society is a membership organisation whose purpose is to promote awareness and the protection of Ireland's architectural heritage and decorative arts.  These aims are achieved through the activities of its membership and through its conservation and education programmes.

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