The Spring Discourse of the Society took place in The Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin, on Friday 13 February 2009. Dr. Peter Crooks (TCD) delivered a thought-provoking and entertaining paper on “Reconstructing the Past: Later Medieval Ireland and the Irish Chancery Project”. The presentation was introduced by Dr Katharine Simms, the Director of this IRCHSS-funded project.
The Autumn Discourse in 2008 took place in the Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, on Friday 7 November. Dr. Patrick M. Geoghegan delivered a paper entitled: “‘The Counsellor’ Daniel O’Connell and the Law”: