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Plantation Families: People, Records and Resources: A Family and Local History Event

This event is aimed at anyone interested in the Ulster Plantation of the early seventeenth century, a period of critical importance in the shaping of modern Ulster and Ireland. The event will be held on consecutive days, in Belfast and then in Derry~Londonderry. The presentations in the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) will focus on the [...]

Launch Event Photo Gallery Now Available

Photographs from the launch event held on 20 October 2012 in the O’Fiaich Library and Archive in Armagh are now available. The gallery is located under ‘About R.J. Hunter’ on the main menu http://www.therjhuntercollection.com/about-r-j-hunter/book-launch-photo-gallery/

R.J. Hunter launch – audio recordings of speakers available

The audio recordings of the speakers at the R.J. Hunter launch event held on 20 October at the O’Fiaich Library and Archive in Armagh are now available. Audio clips to the relevant books and speakers can be heard on the BBC website – users can listen to the editors talking about their book (and about Bob) [...]

New books now available

To coincide with the special event to commemorate Bob Hunter’s life and work a number of new publications will be launched. These include: Strabane Barony during the Ulster Plantation, 1607–1641 (also available as an eBook) The Ulster Plantation in the Counties of Armagh and Cavan 1608–1641 (also available as an eBook) Ulster Transformed: Essays on [...]

R.J. Hunter – An Appreciation and Book Launch

The R.J. Hunter Fund Committee invites you to join us on Saturday, 20 October 2012 for R.J. Hunter – An Appreciation and Book Launch  Venue: Cardinal Tomás Ó Fiaich Library & Archive Time: 11am –2:30pm (A light lunch will be served) The event will be chaired by Dr Sam Burnside, MBE and will celebrate the work of Robert John Hunter [...]