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TCD, Saturday 18th May
21st Medieval Dublin Symposium.
This year's Friends of Medieval Dublin Symposium will take place in the Robert Emmet Theatre (Room 2037) in the Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin, and will provide a wealth of new information on this fascinating medieval city.
- The Coombe will be the focus of two papers when Aisling Collins & Jacqueline Mac Dermott discuss the excavations at 124-128 The Coombe, and Ruth Johnson focuses on a twelfth-century graffito from the area.
- Edel Bhreathnach will consider Irish, Scandinavian and other saints' dedications in Viking Dublin, and Alan Hayden will examine some recent finds at St Sepulchre's Palace.
- Learn about traders in Catherine Swift's paper about Scandinavian skinners and transient traders in early Anglo-Norman Dublin and Limerick, and Siobhán Osgood will unearth the secrets beneath the architectural evolution of St Mary's Abbey, Dublin.
- Lynn Kilgallon will delve into the chronicle of Henry Marlborough for information on parliament and politics in fifteenth-century Ireland, and Paul Duffy will reveal all about recent excavations at Aungier Street/Stephen's Street, Dublin.
- Saturday 18th May
- 9.30am - 5.00pm
- TCD Arts Building, Nassau Street, Dublin, Ireland