13 May 2022

Hosted by the Department of History, University of Limerick, this online and in-person symposium offers new insights into the Civil War in Munster and Limerick.

Venue: UL City Centre Campus

Free Registration at:

18 Feb 2022

The next online Limerick History Research Seminar, hosted by the Departments of History at MIC and UL, takes place on Tuesday 1 March at 5.30pm. Dr Richard Butler (MIC) on 'Bishop Cornelius Lucey and Catholic fundraising in 1950s-60s Cork'.  All welcome but registration is essential:…  

11 Feb 2022

A Journey Through Maps: Exploring Ireland’s Cartographic HeritageArmagh Robinson Library (online) 23rd February 2022 (19:30-20:30)Spanning several centuries of mapping in Ireland, this talk by Professor Keith D Lilley (Queen’s University Belfast) and Dr Catherine Porter (University of Limerick) will explore the importance of field-survey in the map-making process. From the early-seventeenth century maps of Josias Bodley and the Escheated Counties of Ulster, through to the early Ordnance Survey six-inch maps under Thomas Colby, the lecture will journey through Ireland’s rich cartographic heritage and revisit those landscapes and localities where surveyors traversed and plotted the ground. Looking ‘behind’ the map, to the field, opens up new and interesting perspectives on how Ireland was mapped in the past. Free places can be booked here: information can be found on the Royal History Society events page:

27 Jan 2022

Dr Triona Waters (Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest) "'Watched as far as he could ... and saw she was insane': locating insanity, the family and the patient in nineteenth century Ireland". Register in advance here:

29 Nov 2021

Professor Jan Plamper will deliver his Rutgers Distinguished Lecture in European History on 'Transgenerational trauma? The uses and abuses of a concept in postwar Germany'.

Register for this Zoom event on 3 December 2021, 7-8.30pm GMT: