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Annual Review 2023 published

Tuesday, 19 March 2024

Our latest Annual Review is now available to view or download online, in both Irish and English.

Membership, Public Engagement

Launch of new Library catalogue

Friday, 15 March 2024

To make the Library’s unique and distinct collections more accessible and searchable, we have moved our existing catalogue records to a new Library catalogue


Read St Patrick's highly arresting account of his own life

Wednesday, 13 March 2024

The Confessio website presents the Saint’s own account of his capture, slavery and mission in Ireland, translated into several languages.

Dictionary of Medieval Latin from Celtic Sources

New DRI Member: the University of Limerick

Tuesday, 12 March 2024

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to announce that the University of Limerick have joined as our latest member.

Digital Repository of Ireland

ARINS Podcast 31: Does the 'subvention' matter?

Thursday, 7 March 2024

In this month's ARINS podcast host Rory Montgomery meets John Doyle (DCU), Esmond Birnie (UU) and Edgar Morgenroth (DCU). 

ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

Call for Papers: RIA annual conference on International Affairs 2024

Wednesday, 6 March 2024

Proposals are invited for papers addressing the theme of 'The West or the Rest?-Identity, Ideology, Institutions'  for the annual International Affairs conference on the 1 of May 2024. Deadline for abstract submission...

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee for International Affairs

Bailiúchán Thionscadal Gréasáin Cheirníní Doegen – Guthanna an Ama atá thart á gCaomhnú

Tuesday, 5 March 2024

In celebration of Seachtain na Gaeilge we are pleased to highlight an important Irish language collection of audio recordings - the Doegen Records.

Library, Library Blog


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