The Catholic Historical Society of Ireland & the Association for Church Archives of Ireland present
‘Open’ and ‘Closed’ Church archives in Ireland: a seminar bringing archivists and researchers together to discuss issues relating to the use of Church archives in Ireland.
Date: Saturday, 19 October 2019
Venue: Academy Room, Holy Cross College, Clonliffe, Drumcondra, Dublin 3.
Registration fee (including light lunch): €10 (cash, payable on the day)
Advanced registration and inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
10am Introduction (Prof. Marian Lyons, MU & Catholic Historical Society of Ireland)
An introduction to the Goldenbridge Project, 1855-1916
Sr Thomasina Finn (Sisters of Mercy) & Dr Cormac Begadon (Mercy Goldenbridge Project)
Chair: Fr John M. Cunningham, O.P., Association for Church Archives of Ireland)
11am A sort of state within a state?: reflections on why Church archives matter
Dr Daithí Ó Corrain (DCU, St Patrick’s)
Following the money to find the people: researching the finances of the Irish Catholic Church
Dr Sarah Roddy (University of Manchester)
The animated archive – when museums and archives work together
Dr Danielle O’Donovan (Nano Nagle place, Cork)
Chair: Dr Brian Casey (Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes)
1.15pm Reflection on issues regarding ‘Open’ and ‘Closed’ archives
Noelle Dowling (Dublin Diocesan Archives)
1.30pm Concluding remarks by Prof. John McCafferty (UCD & Catholic Historical Society of Ireland), followed by lunch.