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The 24th Medieval Dublin Symposium

October 7

The 24th Medieval Dublin symposium, presented as part of the Dublin Festival of History, will showcase new research in the history and archaeology of medieval Dublin.

The symposium will take place at the Neill Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin.

Here’s the complete line-up for Saturday 7 October:

9.30–9.40 Introduction

Seán Duffy

9.40–10.20 Counting change: excavations at the medieval exchequer of Dublin

Paul Duffy

10.20–11.00 If bones could talk: early medieval graves encountered recently in Dublin

Maeve Tobin

11.00–11.30 Break

11.30–12.10 City Limits: a moated site and medieval roadway associated with St Kevin’s church, Dublin

Marc Piera

12.10–12.50 Castleknock Castle: Ireland’s first polygonal keep

Daniel Tietzsch-Tyler

12.50–14.00 Lunch

14.00–14.40 The far side of the ditch: recent work in the Iveagh Markets, Dublin 8

Franc Myles

14.40–15.20 From grain to flour: excavations of a medieval watermill at Abbey Street Upper, Dublin 1

Ian Russell

15.20–15.45 Break

15.45–17.00 Panel discussion: Where was Áth Cliath, ‘The Ford of the Hurdles’?

Con Manning, Linzi Simpson, Seán Duffy

For more information, visit www.fmd.ie.

The event is free, all are welcome and we hope to see you there!

No booking required.


October 7
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7.5 hours
Wheelchair accessible. If required an ISL interpreter can be organised by emailing secretary.fmd@gmail.com.