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Watch, listen, download or subscribe to history and heritage talks

January 2014
Listen to or download the 17th Annual Sir John T. Gilbert Commemorative Lecture: "Alleys, annals and anecdotes: a new look at Gilbert's History of Dublin", by Séamas Ó Maitiú

January 2013
Listen to or download the 16th Annual Sir John T. Gilbert Commemorative Lecture -'Dublin after Dark: Glimpses of Life in an Early Modern City.' by Maighréad Ní Mhurchadha, Local Historian.

February 2012
Listen to or download the 15th Annual Sir John T. Gilbert Commemorative Lecture - 'Sir John T. Gilbert (1829-1898): Life, Works and Context' by Brendan Twomey

Milestones of Medieval Dublin

December 2013
Watch Silken Thomas and the Siege of Dublin

November 2013
Watch The Coronation of Lambert Simnel by Sparky Booker

October 2013
Watch The Black Death by Gillian Kenny

September 2013
Watch The Bruce Invasion by Seymour Phillips

August 2013
Watch The Construction of Dublin Castle by Con Manning

July 2013
Watch Dublin's First Coinage by Andy Woods

June 2013
Watch Dublin's First Viking? by Linzi Simpson

Tales of Medieval Dublin

December 2012
Watch The Poet's Tale by Katharine Simms

November 2012
Watch The Potter's Tale by Clare McCutcheon

September 2012
Watch The Crusader's Tale by Edward Coleman

August 2012
Watch The Slave's Tale by Poul Holm

July 2012
Watch The Duibh Linn(ers') Tale by Edmond O'Donovan

June 2012
Watch The Miller's Tale by Claire Walsh

Media Archive

Medieval crusader. Image courtesy of the British Library, Royal MS 2A xxii 22 fol. 220Access heritage and history talks such as the Annual Gilbert Lecture series and the Tales of Medieval Dublin held in previous years.