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The PHSI Library and Archive will be closed on Wednesday 21 February 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this closure at short notice. Open again on Thursday 22 February.

‘To Kneel or Not To Kneel’ Presbyterian Reaction to the Five Article of Perth 1618 Examining King James’ attempt to introduce practices such as kneeling at communion and the observation of Christmas into the liturgy of the Scottish church and […]

The 16th December 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of a great Ulster woman and one of the world’s greatest and respected missionaries – Amy Carmichael. Amy Beatrice Carmichael was born in the village of Millisle, County Down on […]

First Portadown Presbyterian Church has produced a book based on its mission archives, recalling the work of 29 members of the church who have served as missionaries abroad. Six of the congregation’s missionaries served with the Overseas Board of the […]

A select list of writings which brings together a compilation of books and articles relating to the history of Irish Presbyterianism is now available. It covers the period from 2006 to 2017. Parts of the list appeared for some years […]

Thursday 30th November 2017 at 7:00 pm ‘The origins of Presbyterianism in the Walled City and Foyle Valley’ – a talk by Dr William Roulston in the Lecture Halls, First Derry Presbyterian Church Upper Magazine Street, Derry BT48 6HY See […]

Languages Of Ulster Begins Sunday 12 November BBC Two Northern Ireland, 10pm Languages Of Ulster is a new, three-part series for BBC Northern Ireland television. It explores our region’s unique linguistic traditions – Ulster-Scots, Irish and northern Hiberno English –  […]

‘Hunter of Knock: A Fresh Look at the Ministry of the Rev James Hunter within the Presbyterian Church in Ireland’ Hunter was the second minister of Knock Presbyterian Church, 1889-1924, and was one of the founders of the Irish Evangelical/Evangelical […]

The week of 9-14 October is Libraries Week, during which all kinds of libraries are taking the opportunity to showcase  the creative, innovative and diverse activities and services they have to offer.  It is the ideal chance to discover the range […]

The next event in the Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland programme is a Lecture entitled ‘The Rev Isaac Nelson: Evangelism,  Anti-slavery and Irish Politics in  19th Century Presbyterianism’ by Dr Daniel Ritchie, University College Dublin on Thursday, 12 October 2017 at 8.00 […]