Grangegorman Histories is a public history programme of research and shared discovery of the Grangegorman site and surrounding communities. The programme partners are currently inviting applications from individuals and organisations for funding to support projects that explore and share any element of the history of Grangegorman, in keeping with its public history values.

Grangegorman Histories 
In the past 250 years, Grangegorman has been the site of a workhouse, a hospital and a prison, and now it is to be integrated into Dublin city as a health and education campus. The buildings of Grangegorman stand as architectural monuments to that past and its complex histories.

Grangegorman Histories’ mission is to provide opportunities to contribute to the important work of uncovering, cataloguing and commemorating the eventful history of this site and surrounding areas.

The founding partners are Dublin City Council, Grangegorman Development Agency (GDA), the HSE, Local Communities, National Archives of Ireland, Royal Irish Academy (RIA) and TU Dublin. The GDA and the RIA are leading this public history programme of research and shared discovery.

Public Funding Call
Projects are welcomed that support the implementation of the activities detailed in the current Implementation Plan.

A list of completed and ongoing activities can be found on the Grangegorman Histories website. Proposals will be considered that aim at expanding any of the work already done. Projects are also welcomed from different disciplines, including but not limited to the creative arts, food history, botany and environmental studies, architecture and design, and employing different formats, like physical or digital trails, culinary experiences, webinars and workshops, audio and video materials, or traditional print literature.

Outputs from successful applicants’ projects must be shared in the public domain. Such outputs may be digital in whole or in part.

How to apply
Guidelines for applications and a link to apply can be found here.

Applications must be received on or before 17.00 on Friday, 29 September 2023. Projects must be delivered by 12 months from date of funding notification.

A Q&A session will be held via Teams at 11.00-12.00 on Friday, 28 July. You can access the session at any point via this link.


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