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Free Event: Guided Tour of TROVE

FREE EVENT IDFAS Members and their Guests DATE: Saturday 17 January 2015 at 2:30pm Guided tour of TROVE: Dorothy Cross selects from the National Collections. “The idea of Trove is to make new relationships between painting and object from collections that would rarely meet.” – Dorothy Cross The tour takes place at the Garden Galleries, at…

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Archive: Treasures of the RDS

Date: Monday 17th February 2014 12:00 PM This tour will take in the history of the Royal Dublin Society in its Charters, Paintings, and Sculptures which are housed in a series of rooms culminating in the finest room, the Council Chamber. This contains portraits of past Presidents and other notable figures associated with its Foundation. The tour will…

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Archive: Christ Church Cathedral Crypt Table Quiz

Challenge your grey cells and enjoy a fun evening with our arts and general knowledge table quiz in the very special setting of the Christ Church Cathedral crypt. Our aim is to raise funds to equip our dedicated team of Heritage Volunteers with the tools needed to record and conserve our historic church interiors. Expect…

howthcastle

Archive: A Guided Tour of Howth Castle

Howth Castle is the private residence of the Gaisford-St Lawrence family. The house is not normally open to the public, but the family recognises that there is an understandable interest in it and its contents. The castle has its origins in medieval times. In 1177 Almeric, the first Lord of Howth, came to Ireland with…