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Maids of the Mountain Hockey Club transcript

The following is a transcript of a talk by Hilary McDonagh on the history of Maids of the Mountain Hockey Club's and on some of the Maids who made it on and off the pitch. The talk was part of the Sport and the City Seminar held in Dublin City Library and Archive on 11th September, 2010. Listen to the lecture

The Bohemian Football Club transcript

The following is a transcript of a talk by Ciarán Priestley on the history of Bohemian Football Club, spanning the founding of the club in 1890, some of the club's influential players and matches and the how the history of one of Dublin's most influential clubs is connected with both the history of the city and the history of soccer in Ireland. The talk was part of the Sport and the City Seminar held in Dublin City Library and Archive on 11th September, 2010. Listen to the lecture

How Dublin Saved Hurling

The following is a transcript of a talk by Dr Paul Rouse on the history of hurling and the vital role Dublin played in developing hurling as we know it. The talk was part of the Sport and the City Seminar held in Dublin City Library and Archive on 11th September, 2010.

There have been few propagandists for hurling as committed as the Limerick GAA official, journalist and historian, Séamus Ó Ceallaigh. Year after year, he waxed lyrical in honour of a game with which he was besotted. In 1937, for example, he wrote:

Dublin City Public Libraries 1884-2009 transcript

The following is a transcript of Dublin City Public Libraries 1884-2009: 125 years of service to the community, a talk to commemorate 125 years of Public Library Service in Dublin City by Deirdre Ellis-King, Dublin City Librarian as part of Local History Day 26th September, 2009. Audio

Dublin in 1608 transcript

The following is a transcript of a talk to coincide with the launch of the publication, Early Modern Dubliners, by Dr Maighread Ní Mhurchadha on 28th August, 2008. Audio

Emmet & Devlin Lecture 2010 transcript

The following is a transcript of Rediscovering Emmet's Dublin through the Collections of Dublin City Libraries, the 8th Annual Emmet and Devlin Spring Lecture by Dr Máire Kennedy, at Dublin City Library and Archive on Monday 15th March 2010. Audio

Commodious temples transcript

The following is a transcript of Commodious temples: Catholic church building in nineteenth-century Dublin, the thirteenth Sir John T. Gilbert Commemorative Lecture by Brendan Grimes, at Dublin City Library and Archive on 21st January 2010. Audio

Dublin's civic buildings transcript

The following is a transcript of 'Dublin's civic buildings in the early modern period', the thirteenth Sir John T. Gilbert Commemorative Lecture by Professor Colm Lennon, at Dublin City Library and Archive on 22nd January 2009. Audio

River, rivalry and revolt transcript

The following is a transcript of the eleventh Sir John T. Gilbert Commemorative Lecture by Dr Christine Casey , at Dublin City Library and Archive on 23rd January 2008. Audio

Dublin's Trams Transcript

The following is a transcript of the tenth Sir John T. Gilbert Commemorative Lecture by Michael Corcoran, at Dublin City Library and Archive on 23rd January 2007. Audio

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