Arran Henderson graduated Art History from Oxford Brooks and from Fine Art from Dublin's National College of Art and Design. He also holds a Masters Degree from the Dublin Institute of Technology and has written on various aspects of art history, including his well known Hidden Dublin series, for various papers and journals such as The Irish Arts Review. Arran has led tours for the leading cultural agencies in Ireland's capital, including the Irish Architecture Foundation and Irish Georgian Society. He specializes in Fine Art interpretation, especially at the National Gallery of Ireland and, separately, on reading and revealing Dublin and Irish history, from Viking and Medieval through Georgian and Victorian, seen through the street-scape, topography and architecture of Dublin.
Kevin read History and Anthropology at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth between 2002 and 2005. In 2006, he began researching a doctoral thesis on the decline of the Clonbrock estate in County Galway. He was awarded a Ph.D in 2011 and has published and presented on aspects of Irish history since then. He is passionate about history and culture and weaves narratives from the mythology, artefacts, architecture and art of Dublin city and its environs to challenge and stimulate those who would like a little more from a guide. His mission is to take those with inquisitive minds on journeys that will facilitate an understanding of the historical and mythological heritage that have shaped and continue to shape the Ireland of the 21st century.
Born and bred in Dublin, Frank's academic background is in Irish social and urban history, with particular emphasis on the city of Dublin in the early-modern period. In 2005 he completed a PhD which examined the growth and development of Ireland’s two major cities, Dublin and Belfast, during the course of the nineteenth century. Since then his attention has focussed mainly on Dublin in the eighteenth and nineteenth-century periods. He is the author of the recently published book, Dublin 1847: city of the Ordnance Survey.
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