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At home in the Revolution wins book award for history

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Our title has been named a Foreword Reviews’ 2015 INDIEFAB book of the year awards bronze winner.

Publications, Decade of Centenaries

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: True Nature by Willie Doherty

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Derry-based Doherty is arguably the most significant Northern Irish artist of his generation.  

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Publications, Art and Architecture of Ireland

Wimbledon in the Dictionary of Irish Biography

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Vere Thomas St Leger Goold (1853–1909) reached the 1879 mens final at Wimbledon, he remains the only Wimbledon finalist convicted of murder.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Cead Aighnis by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill

Thursday, 16 June 2016

The collection Cead Aighnis contains some of Ní Dhomhnaill’s most harrowing poems.   

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks

Celebrating 500 years of the Book of Fenagh

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

From the Reading Room - Dr Bernadette Cunningham, Deputy Librarian, takes a trip to Co. Leitrim ahead of the 'Book of Fenagh 500 Festival'

Library, Library Blog

Call for experts: EASAC working group homeopathy

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

EASAC are seeking nominations for the Working Group on Homeopathy.

Membership, Policy and International Relations

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Teacup by Dorothy Cross for 1997

Friday, 10 June 2016

This artwork has been selected from Art and Architecture of Ireland Volume V: Twentieth Century.

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Publications


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