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Forgotten Covenanters: The Rise and Fall of the Eastern Reformed Presbyterian Church An exploration of the history of the short-lived Eastern Reformed Presbyterian Church from its formation in the early 1840s to its demise in the opening years of the […]

Public Lecture in Union Theological College, Belfast by Prof Ian McBride (University of Oxford) on Tuesday 14 January 2020 at 7.30pm Francis Hutcheson in Ireland, Scotland, and North America Ian McBride, who grew up in County Armagh, is the Foster […]

The PHSI Library and Archive will be closed from Thursday 19th December  2019 to Monday 6th January 2020 and will re-open on TUESDAY 7th JANUARY 2020. Happy Christmas and Best Wishes for 2020 to all our Members and Researchers.

The Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland invites you to the launch of Sketches of the History of Presbyterians in Ireland by the Rev Dr William Campbell  in the Board Room, Assembly Buildings, Fisherwick Place, Belfast BT1 6DW at 2.30pm on Thursday […]

“Clerical Families in 19th Century Ulster” An exploration of the domestic world of Ulster’s Presbyterian clergy, with consideration of marriage, children and living arrangements, especially in the manse, and how ministers and their families interacted with their congregations. by Dr […]

New Book and Launch Events “Considering Grace: Presbyterians and the Troubles” by Gladys Ganiel  and Jamie Yohanis Considering Grace: Presbyterians and the Troubles records the deeply moving stories of 120 ordinary people’s experiences of the Troubles, exploring how faith shaped […]

History, Preservation and Use of Religious Libraries in Ireland Date: Friday 18 October 2019 Venue: Armagh Robinson Library, 43 Abbey Street, Armagh, BT61 7DY 09:30 – 10:00 Registration 10:00 – 10:30 Welcome and Introduction to Armagh Robinson Library Dr Robert […]

The Very Rev Professor Dr. Thomas McCurdy Barker Pastor, Professor and Prophet by Salters Sterling Tom Barker was a Derry man who lived a full life very far away from the Maiden City. While studying at Magee Theological College he […]

The PHSI Library and Archive closed from Thursday 11 July to Tuesday 16 July. Re-opens Wednesday 17 July.  

The PHSI Library and Archive will be closed on the afternoon  of Wednesday 26 June due to the Balmoral Cemetery Talk and Walk event. We apologise for any inconvenience.