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Welcome to TCD History

The Department offers evening & short courses, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in History. Committed to the pursuit of excellence in both research and teaching, students of all backgrounds and levels are welcome into a challenging but friendly environment in which experienced and committed teachers and supervisors will enrich your experience of studying the past.

For further enquires, please call to room 3133 on the third level of the Arts Building (nearest access: Nassau Street Gate), Mondays to Fridays, from 10.30am to 12.30pm and again from 2.30pm to 4.30pm, or contact the department directly.


  • TCD History Newsletter 2018
  • Find out more about what studying History at Trinity means. This video contains perspectives from current students, academics and alumni and shows how studying History at Trinity College Dublin really brings it to life.

News & Events

Caomihe Brennan and Marcus Brady are co-recipients of the The Corabeth Powers Dabaghi and William L. Powers, Jr prize in American history, awarded annually for the best performance in an American history module in the Senior Freshman year. Brennan is pictured with Dr Daniel Geary, Mark Pigott Associate Professor of U.S. History.

Pictured at the Provost's PhD awards on the 16th of October. L-R: Dr Carole Holohan, Olivia Frehill, Jack Sheehan, Ka lo Yau, and Dr Daniel Geary

Irish refugees and the nature of migration: an examination of refugee migration after the 1641 Irish rebellion - Ms Bethany Marsh (Nottingham)
05/11, 5pm, Neill Lecture Theatre
Trinity Centre for Early Mdern History Research Seminar Series

TCEH is delighted to announce that a Yale University-based project that Dr Francis Ludlow (Dept of History) is a Co-Principal Investigator on has received National Science Foundation funding for the project Volcanism, Hydrology and Social Conflict: Lessons from Hellenistic and Roman-Era Egypt and Mesopotamia. This project examines the link between explosive volcanic eruptions and the annual Nile river summer flooding in antiquity.

Trinity and Columbia University Dual BA Programme in the arts and humanities
The new Dual BA Programme is unique in that students will graduate from the two leading universities with two degrees over the course of four years. The inaugural cohort will pursue a rigorous undergraduate education in the areas of the arts and humanities, spanning the two continents.

Last updated 6 November 2018 History (Email).