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The Books of Knockninny: manuscripts, culture and society in 18th-century Fermanagh

The Book of Knockninny / Leabhar Chnoc Ninne is an Irish language manuscript compiled in 1718 for Brian Mág Uidhir of Knockninny, Co. Fermanagh. It contains a selection of historical poems and prose texts. This series of Library Lunchtime Lectures was organised to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the compilation of the 'Book of Knockninny' and related manuscripts commissioned by Brian Mág Uidhir of Knockninny, County Fermanagh, in the early eighteenth century.

Location: Academy House
Date: January - February 2020

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