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13 Jan - 28 Feb

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

An exhibition 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...

Library, Exhibition
22 Jan - 28 Feb

Discovering Thomas Moore: Ireland in nineteenth-century Europe

Find out more about Moore! An exhibition at the Royal Irish Academy Library, in collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast. 

Library, Exhibition
01 Feb - 09 Mar

A celebration of Irish women

An exhibition running from St Brigid’s Day to International Women’s Day

Publications, 1916 Centenary, Exhibition
19 Feb

‘The three Aristotles of James Joyce’

A free lunchtime lecture by Fran O’Rourke, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, UCD. Followed by a recital of Irish songs from the works of James Joyce with accompaniment by guitarist John Feeley.

Library, Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee, Public Lecture
20 Feb

Eoin O’Mahony Bursary Event

Eoin O'Mahony Bursary in Irish history grant recipients present on outcomes of their completed research projects as funded through the scheme

Grants and Awards
26 Feb

‘An English take on an Irish Character: John Henry Newman’s Irish printing-type’

Library Lunchtime Lecture by Dr Dermot McGuinne

Library, Public Lecture
27 Feb

'Church of Ireland: Disestablishment and beyond'

This half-day conference is produced in partnership with the Church of Ireland as part of the Church’s National Programme commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland. 

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee, Historical Studies Committee, Social Sciences Committee, Seminar
11 Mar

Nuala and her sisters: the daughters of Aodh Ó Domhnaill and An Iníon Dubh

Library Lunchtime Lecture series 'Sisters II'. Dr Pádraig Ó Macháin, Professor of Modern Irish, UCC, will give the first lecture in this new series.

Library, Public Lecture
18 Mar

'Miss Sidney and Miss Olivia': the lives and writings of the Owenson sisters

Library Lunchtime Lecture series 'Sisters II'. Dr Claire Connolly, MRIA, Professor of Modern English, UCC, will give the second lecture in this new series.

Library, Public Lecture
25 Mar

Katharine Tynan (1859–1931) and Nora Tynan O’Mahony (1866–1954): Poetry, “Potboilers” and Print Journalism

Library Lunchtime Lecture series 'Sisters II'. Dr Gerardine Meaney, MRIA, Professor of Cultural Theory, School of English, Drama & Film, UCD will give the third lecture in this new series.

Library, Public Lecture


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