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1204-29: The Construction of Dublin Castle

Speaker: Con Manning

Date: 11th June 2013

Con Manning is Senior Archaeologist with the National Monuments Service, Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. He has a particular interest in medieval archaeology and architecture. He has directed many archaeological excavations including Clonmacnoise, Co. Offaly; Roscrea Castle, Co. Tipperary; Glanworth Castle in Co. Cork and Clough Oughter, Co.Cavan. He also directed a large scale excavation at Dublin Castle with Dr Ann Lynch between 1985 and 1987. He was President of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland 2001-2004. He is currently President of the County Kildare Archaeological Society.

This talk was part of Milestones of Medieval Dublin. A series of monthly lunchtime lectures which took place during 2013 at the Wood Quay Venue. The series is presented by the Friends of Medieval Dublin and Dublin City Council.