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History Armagh 2017 Launch

The Lord Mayor, Gareth Wilson invited members of the Armagh History Group and members of the Halligan family to a lunch time reception to launch the 2017 edition of the magazine.  This edition of the magazine was dedicated to the memory of Marjorie Halligan, a founder member, and Vice-Chairperson of the group.  We are grateful to Liam McArdle for his kind permission to use these photos from the event.

Lord Mayor of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Gareth Wilson hosts Armagh History Group at the launch of History Armagh Journal at The Palace Armagh Co.Armagh
4 December 2017
CREDIT: www.LiamMcArdle.com
Lord Mayor of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Gareth Wilson hosts Armagh History Group at the launch of History Armagh Journal at The Palace Armagh Co.Armagh
Lord Mayor with Mary McVeigh, Armagh History Group chair, and the Halligan family
4 December 2017
CREDIT: www.LiamMcArdle.com
Lord Mayor of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Gareth Wilson hosts Armagh History Group at the launch of History Armagh Journal at The Palace Armagh Co.Armagh
Lord Mayor with committee and contributors Gerry Oates and Sean Barden
4 December 2017
CREDIT: www.LiamMcArdle.com

Irish Chief Secretary Office’s Registered Papers relaunched.

The online catalogue of the Irish Chief Secretary Office’s Registered Papers has been relaunched. The website catalogue is a gateway to the original documents, held in National Archives, Ireland, which are currently being listed to professional archival standards.

Visitors to our website can now see descriptions of some 33,500 documents covering a myriad of topics on Irish history over the period 1818 to 1830.

Royal Irish Academy – Online Maps

The Royal Irish Academy has published online versions of its Irish Historic Towns Atlas series. The series includes by Catherine McCullough and W.H. Crawford which was originally published in 2007.

The online version contains the cover, general abbreviations, essay, topographical information, select bibliography, map 2 and the legend sheet to map 2. Users are encouraged to reference this digital edition in their work. Each pdf includes a guide to citation and usage on its introductory page.

Due to copyright restrictions certain historical maps and images that are available in the printed atlases are not included in the digital edition. The full contents list of the published original is on page 2 of the cover so you can see what extra materials are available in the printed version. On page 3 of the cover you will also find a general introduction to the IHTA. The general abbreviations for the series is included as a separate pdf.

You can find the atlas by clicking here.