When 23 September 2022
A library exhibition of journals and photographs recording Cynthia Longfield’s travels with a selection of rare entomological works.
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Come and join us in Academy House on Culture Night 2022 we have lots going on.Visit the Library and learn about our special collections! Come and see medieval Irish manuscripts – the Cathach and Stowe Missal – on display. Learn to write in the early Irish language using the Ogham alphabet. View the exhibition about Madam Dragonfly to look at a selection of rare entomological works from our Cynthia Longfield Roberts Collection. Our Research projects will be showcasing their work with urban maps from the Irish Historic Towns Atlas and collections from the Digital Repository of Ireland.
The Academy has more resources that you can access online, from the digital collections of the Academy library to a variety of online exhibitions, podcasts, videos, blogs and a series of articles uncovering the histories of Grangegorman