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Leaders of the City: Dublin's First Citizens, 1500-1950

In 2013 I co-edited a volume with Ruth McManus that looked at the lord mayors of Dublin. The volume was published by Four Courts press and was re-issued in paperback. 194 more words

Tomorrow Darnall Schoolgirl nominated as ‘unsung heroes’

A Darnall Schoolgirl with a lot to give for vulnerable animals in the past year will be awarded with a Civic award tomorrow in the Town Hall. 563 more words


Civic Mass

The High Sheriff was honoured to attend the Civic Mass in St Chad’s Cathedral in central Birmingham.  Alongwith Deputy Lieutenant Deirdre Kelly, the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, a large congregation a number of senior members of the Judiciary including Dame Justice Thirwall and HHJ Michael Keehan attended with members of the Knight’s Sepulchre. 74 more words

High Sheriff News

City’s New Lord Mayor makes a show entrance

Parts of the City of London can resemble a ghost town at the weekend when offices – along with many pubs and shops – are closed. 590 more words

Turn again, Whittington

October 30th –  On this day in 1397 Dick Whittington became Lord Mayor of London for the first time.  Among the many public works undertaken by Whittington, in or out of public office, were the acquisition and conversion into a Market of the old Leaden Hall, on Leadenhall Street; the establishment of the College of St Spirit and St Mary, on what is now College Street, where he lived; the reconstruction of the church of St Michael Paternoster Royal, also on College Street; the reconstruction of the Guildhall; the reconstruction of Newgate Gaol at the junction of Newgate Street and Old Bailey, which had been damaged during the Peasants’ Revolt (and of which he had written “ 193 more words

On This Day

Wolverhampton Society of Artists

The 5th Biannual exhibition of the Society of Wolverhampton Artists was opened on Saturday 24th in the city’s Art Gallery with a large audience. From over 100 submissions 47 Artists were represented in the exhibition. 735 more words

High Sheriff News

Crookes' first community market receives Lord Mayor's seal of approval

Crookes’ retailers and residents came together this Sunday, as the suburb opened its first street market, celebrating independent businesses and thriving communities.

The market, set up on Stannington View Road and Colchester Road, was organised by the Crookes Forum, an apolitical and independent community group, after six months of planning. 275 more words