The Church of Ireland Historical Society Announces Details of November Meeting

By Lynn Glanville

The next meeting of the Church of Ireland Historical Society will be held in the Music Room, Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin (directly above the Chapter Room) on Saturday 1 November 2014.

10.30am Coffee and registration

11am Dr Caroline Gallagher: ‘First Fruits’ churches and the diocese of Meath, 1800–

12pm Mr Jeffrey Cox: ‘“The instrument of this continual and daily torment:” state
negligence and the episcopate of Alexander Craic, 1560–1564′ [Research Paper]

12.45pm Lunch (in the cathedral crypt)

2pm Revd Canon Patrick Comerford: ‘The Archbishops of Dublin and the Deanery of Penkridge: a mediaeval peculiar in the Diocese of Lichfield’

3pm Dr Martin Maguire: ‘Protestant republicans and revolutionaries, 1912–23′


? Dr Caroline Gallagher holds a PhD from NUI Maynooth where she was an Irish Research
Council doctoral scholar. Her principal research interests lie in the history of ecclesiastical architecture and liturgical arrangement. She has also published on various aspects of Protestantism, notably on Bishop Thomas Lewis O’Beirne of Meath (c. 1747–1823).
? Mr Jeffrey Cox holds an MA from UCD and is now an Irish Research Council doctoral scholar at the same university. His thesis is a comparative study of religious change in Kildare and Sussex between 1560 and 1640. He is examining how the ecclesiastical structures of the established church and clandestine …read more

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