RIA & GAHS lecture 1 November 2016

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‘The Galway/Gaillimh atlas: perspectives on the historic town’ by Jacinta Prunty and Paul Walsh

The lecture took place on Tuesday 1 November 2016, at 6.30 p.m. at St Nicholas’s Church, Galway.

Jacinta Prunty and Paul Walsh are the authors of the new Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Galway/Gaillimh, which is published by the Royal Irish Academy. In this lecture the authors highlighted aspects of their research for the atlas. This event was hosted by the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society and marked the launch the atlas. Galway/Gaillimh by Jacinta Prunty and Paul Walsh is no. 28 in the Irish Historic Towns Atlas (IHTA) series, which traces the topographical development of Irish towns and cities through its publications. Galway/Gaillimh contains over thirty maps, views, reconstructions and photographs of the historic city with an accompanying text and gazetteer of urban sites. www.ihta.ie Series editors: H.B. Clarke, Anngret Simms, Raymond Gillespie, Jacinta Prunty.

Galway/Gaillimh is on sale in local bookshops or directly from the Royal Irish Academy (www.ria.ie) for €35.

Galway City and River 1685