Thomas Dineley Conference – ‘Observations through the Kingdom of Ireland’ (1680-1) Sat. 18th Oct ’14

Thomas Dineley Conference

Observations through the Kingdom of Ireland 1680-1

CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL, DUBLIN

Chapter Room

SATURDAY 18 OCTOBER 2014
10.00 – 17.00
Enquiries to: moc.liamg@fnocyelenidsamoht

Programme available here

 

 

 

 

 

Christ Church cathedral will host a conference in its chapter room this Saturday 18 October 2014 on the subject of the English antiquary, Thomas Dineley (or Dingley) who visited Ireland in 1680-1. His importance lies in the journal that he kept, now preserved as Ms 392 in the National Library of Ireland, in which he not only comments on what he saw on his Irish travels, but also draws in some detail ‘Monuments, Inscriptions, draughts of towns, Castles, etc.’

Chaired by Jane Fenlon and David Dickson, speakers will discuss Dineley’s view of the cathedral of Christ Church in Dublin and the castle in Kilkenny, as well as his accuracy and attention to detail, particularly with regard to Dublin funerary monuments. Overviews will also be provided of his cultural world and his interest in Irish architecture and gardens.

The conference will be followed by choral evensong at 5pm with an appropriately late 17th-century selection of music, sung with instruments by Peregryne. A reception will follow in the crypt.

All are most welcome, and enquiries (to allow for numbers) should be directed to the organiser, Dr Amy Harris at moc.liamg@fnocyelenidsamoht.

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