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Galway Landed Estates from the Archives Heritage Week Seminar

August 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm


August 24, 2019
10:00 am - 1:30 pm


O’Donoghue Theatre


Marie Boran



 10AM: Welcome

10.10-11.15: Researchers’ Panel

Olivia Martin: West of Ireland Landed Estates collections as sources for women’s lives

Joe Murphy: The Redington Papers: Insight into a 19th Clarinbridge estate

Ann O’Riordan: Hearnesbrook House & Estate, Killimor

11.15-11.45 Coffee/Tea

11.45-12.30 Landed Estates resources in practice

Geraldine Curtin: Family History in estate archives:  the Wilson-Lynch Collection

Martin Curley: The Landed Estates database as an educational tool for primary and second level students

Brigid Clesham: Landed estates collections as evidence for landscape studies, the Plunket estate, Tourmakeady

12.30-13.30 Marie Boran & Brigid Clesham: Landed estates research workshop: Landed Estates database researchers will be on hand to help with queries relating to sourcing material on the history of big houses and landed estates in Ireland.


ADMISSION IS FREE BUT BOOKING ESSENTIAL. See https://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event/galway-estates-from-the-archives for details.