[Events] Lunchtime lecture in the Hunt Museum Limerick

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Wed Feb 10 15:43:10 GMT 2010


 


Lunchtime lecture in the Hunt Museum Limerick

 

Thursday 11th February 2010 at 1pm                   Admission FREE

                        "Limerick's urban development: from Viking to
modern times". 

As part of the launch celebrations of the Royal Irish Academy's Irish
Historic Towns Atlas, no. 21, 

Limerick, the author, Dr Eamon O'Flaherty will deliver a lecture
summarising many years of research on the city entitled "Limerick's
urban development: from Viking to modern times".  Limerick examines the
topographical information of the city's three urban centres, from
Viking, to Anglo-Norman to Georgian, 

depicting the strategic importance of this city on the Shannon for
military and trading purposes from the 9th century.   Histories of over
4,000 sites are documented along with a rich collection of maps and
illustrations from the 16th to the 21st centuries.   Included with the
publication is a fully searchable CD-ROM of the text, maps and
illustrations.

Speaker:                     .           Dr Eamon O'Flaherty

Dr Eamon O'Flaherty is a lecturer in the School of History and Archives
at University College Dublin. His research interests include, early
modern European history; seventeenth- and eighteenth-century French
intellectual history; social history of ideas; eighteenth-century Irish
history

 

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