Tag: medieval

Cross Culture: watch this space!

For the past three years Noho were a technical partner in the EU-funded cooperation project CEMEC – Connecting Early Medieval European Collections (2016-2019). The project created a collaborative network and a cost-effective business model between eight European museum collections and six technical partners. Drawing on objects from participating museum collections, the project produced ‘CROSSROADS’, a […]

Night at the Museum – CEMEC showcase

In April of 2017 we showcased our cross culture timeline to our partners in the CEMEC project. Our partner Lynda Mulvin (School Of Art History & Cultural Policy UCD) hosted the European partners in Dublin with some help from the Noho team. Our showcase was the first event of a successful few days featuring talks, presentations, tours […]

Medieval apps

When is a book not a book? Over at www.medievalboks.nl, Erik Kwakkel has written that some medieval manuscripts came with disks or dials that essentially turned the book into “a piece of hardware.” “Just like our modern smartphones,” he writes, “the medieval book could be a versatile tool that combined contents with an untold number of applications.” With […]

Mapping the Battle of Clontarf–Guest Post from Dublinia Curator Sheila Dooley

Note: Thanks to Sheila Dooley, Curator and Education Officer at Dublinia, who wrote this post. Sheila is an archaeologist by background, and in her role as curator at Dublinia is in charge of creating authentic and compelling exhibits about Dublin’s Medieval and Viking history. We asked Sheila to send us a quick “blurb” about the recent […]

The 1000 Year Anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf at Dublinia

Legend has it that on Good Friday, 1014 the High King of Ireland, Brian Boru, fought an epic battle on the outskirts of Dublin, defeating the rebels and casting the Vikings out of Ireland. Historians now believe there were considerable liberties taken with these facts—not least of which that there were both Viking and Irish […]