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The mythical Island of Hy Brasil and the Book of O’Lees

Thursday, 19 September 2019

This month's Library blog post takes you on a journey to an enchanted island ...

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The business of leisure: entertainment ephemera in the collection of the Royal Irish Academy

Tuesday, 27 August 2019

For this month’s Library blog post Alison FitzGerald and Joy Sherwood of Maynooth University take a look at the weird and wonderful in popular entertainment of the eighteenth and nineteenth century.

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Discovering Thomas Moore’ exhibition and launch of ERIN website

Friday, 16 August 2019

Read the latest blog post for the ERIN project team

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Who was Paul Strzelecki?

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

This month's Library Blog post takes a look at our current exhibition ‘A Forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine: Paul Strzelecki’s Struggle to Save Thousands'

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Thomas Moore at 240!

Friday, 28 June 2019

In this month's Library blog post Harry White, MRIA, Professor of Music, University College Dublin, takes a look at our current exhibition Discovering Thomas Moore: Ireland in nineteenth-century Europe.

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Two women and the Royal Irish Academy

Monday, 27 May 2019

In this month's Library Blog post, Turlough O'Riordan of the Dictionary of Irish Biography, looks at the issues surrounding the election of women to the Royal Irish Academy in the nineteenth and twentieth...

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Libraries and Archives Roundtable

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Forum facilitating discussions on library and archive issues in relation to heritage and culture, with a particular focus on Heritage 2030. 

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Boxing Ballymote

Thursday, 25 April 2019

This month's blog post is dedicated to the generous funders of conservation work on the Book of Ballymote. Thank you!

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Sisters

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Listen back to our lunchtime lecture series celebrating sisterhood and specifically the lives and achievements of five families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life. 

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