We are delighted to welcome David Gunning to dlr LexIcon as our inaugural Curator Archivist. David will be preparing a strategy for archival collections in the Local Studies Department at dlr LexIcon and working on a number of key projects, including advising on potential digitisation initiatives.
David grew up between Rathfarnham and Roscommon. He studied English and History in Trinity before completing the MA in Archives and Records Management in UCD. He has experience working in religious, educational and digital archives and also serves as a moderator for the Irish Archives Resource. He has a great interest in the built heritage and history of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown and works as a tour guide for the dlr Summer of Heritage programme. He lives in Ballinteer. Follow David on Instagram @davidlewisgunning