Rebecca is a PhD candidate with the Media & Memory Research Initiative in the School of Drama, Music and Screen in the University of Hull. Her research focuses on the possible collaboration between cultural institutions and the public through collective, knowledge building projects, and understanding this work through the language of curation. She worked in the National Museum of Ireland for five years as part of an inventory project, completing a masters degree with in Interpretation, Representation, and Heritage during that time.
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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