Monthly Archives: June 2013

James F. Lydon (1928-2013)

We are saddened to hear of the passing of one of the founding members of the society, James Francis Michael Lydon on June 25. He was a graduate of University College Galway where he studied English and History for which

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History at NUI Galway

The History Department here at NUI Galway have embarked upon new horizons, having set up new Facebook and Twitter pages.   Aswell as this new social media presence, there is a blog which features posts on their own work and thoughts on a variety of topics.

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Application Period for ISHA Seminar in Vilnius


The application period for the ISHA Autumn Seminar in Vilnius starts today. The seminar will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania from 23-29 September It is titled “History in Practice”. Their website says: Throughout the whole time of humanity historical aspects

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Of Landed Estates & Irish Society (63.1)

Hi folks, Upcoming Conference An Cumann Staire and the undergraduate academic year may be finished, but wait! Our very own history department at NUI Galway and postgraduates still organise events through the summer.  One of these events is the upcoming

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