Richmond Barracks

History on Your Doorstep: Celebrating DCC History Publications

Join us for a full day of talks celebrating recent history publications by Dublin City Council.


Dublin City Council’s Historians-in-Residence and the Historians-in-Residence for Children discussing their respective chapters in History on your Doorstep: Volume 4

Aodh Quinlivan, author of Vindicating Dublin (2021, Four Courts Press)

Joseph Brady & Ruth McManus, authors of Building Healthy Homes: Dublin Corporation's First Housing Schemes, 1880-1925 (2021, Four Courts Press)


10:00 - 11:00 Cathy Scuffil: Why #Weaving in The Liberties?

11:00 - 12:00 Ruth McManus and Joseph Brady: Building Healthy Homes: Dublin Corporation's First Housing Schemes, 1880-1925

12:00 - 13:00 Aodh Quinlivan: Vindicating Dublin

13:00 - 13:30 Dervilia Roche: “What was there before the buildings?” A Year with Dublin’s Young Historians

13:30 - 14:00 Break

14:00 - 15:00 Cormac Moore: A History of the Incorporated Hospital of Ireland

15:00 - 16:00 James Curry: Patrick O’Connell: Footballer and Football Manager

16:00 - 17:00 Mary Muldowney: Revisiting the Fallen: A Tour of Some War Memorials in Dublin

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History on your doorstep

History on your Doorstep is an annual publication by the Historians-in-Residence, with each historian contributing a chapter exploring an area of local history. Copies of History on your Doorstep are made available, free of charge, through branches of Dublin City Libraries.

You can also borrow eBook copies of the publication from BorrowBox, using your library card.