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This month's Library blog post takes you on a journey to an enchanted island ...
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.
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'
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.
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...
This month's blog post is dedicated to the generous funders of conservation work on the Book of Ballymote. Thank you!
Fifth and final blog post in our series on the five Honorary Members featured in our exhibition 'Prodigies of learning: Academy women in the nineteenth century'.
This month's Blog post looks at the Book of Ballycummin, the subject of our 4th Irish Manuscripts Conference taking place 7-8 March.
Princess Ekaterina Romanovna Dashkova: the woman who broke through the ‘august sanctuary’ of the male-dominated Russian AcademyThursday, 10 January 2019
Dr Angela Byrne writes about Princess Dashkova for the fourth Blog post in our series on the five Honorary Members featured in our exhibition 'Prodigies of learning: Academy women in the nineteenth...
Three hundred years ago this month, Irish scribes were busy working on a new Irish manuscript. It was to be known as the Book of Knockninny.