Conferences & Seminars

Archaeology of Irish Industry: Recent Excavations

November 2009



From guns and roses to tales of Hoffmann an explosive works in the Phoenix Park; the industrious landscape of rural County Galway; glassworks at Belfast’s Sirocco Works; planning strategies for Dublin’s industrial heritage; the McCutcheon Archive project; gasworks at Islandbridge and Chapelizod; and brick kilns in urban Belfast and rural County Down were just some of the fascinating areas covered in a very successful conference held in Dundalk in November 2008.

The Conference Proceedings may be ordered from:
 IHAI, Museum Building, Trinity College, Dublin DO2 PN40 or from info@ihai.ie.
Price: €20 (including post & packaging)

The Industrial Heritage of North East Ireland

November 2000


Prof John Byrne – Sir John Mac Neill, architect and engineer 

Dr Ron Cox – Mitchell’s screw piles 

Ewan Duffy – The railways of north east Ireland 

Claire Foley – Scheduling the Newry Canal 

Dr Michael Gould – Belfast truss roofs 

Canice O’Mahony – Manisty’s foundry, Dundalk


The Conference Proceedings may be ordered from: IHAI, Museum Building, Trinity College, Dublin DO2 PN40 or from info@ihai.ie.

Price: €10 (including postage & packing)

Power from Steam

September 1997

Paul Logan – Technological Development of the Reciprocating Steam Engine 

John Allen – The Newcomen Engine 

Richard Grainger – Steam Locomotives 

Garrett Scaife – Parsons and the Steam Turbine 

Alfred Montgomery – Industrial Archaeology in the Ulster Museum 

Colin Rynne & William Dick – The Heritage of the Stationary Steam Engine in Ireland
The Conference Proceedings may be ordered from: IHAI, Museum Building, Trinity College, Dublin DO2 PN40 or from info@ihai.ie.

Price: €10 (including postage & packing)

Taking Stock of Ireland's Industrial Heritage

30 November 1996

Proceedings of a conference held at Tailors’ Hall, Dublin

Published by The Industrial Heritage Association of Ireland, 1998

Georgina Scally – Industrial Archaeology Survey of Dublin County

Mary McMahon – Recording the industrial heritage of Dublin’s docklands

Mary Sleeman – Cork’s rural industrial heritage:a field archaeologist’s approach

Colin Rynne – The industrial archaeology of Cork city and its environs

Fred Hamond – The industrial archaeology of Co Kilkenny

Ron Cox – Recording Ireland’s civil engineering heritage

Cormac Scally – The setting up of an industrial archaeology record for Northern Ireland

Fred Hammond – Ireland’s industrial heritage: where now?

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