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A candle for Eugene O’Curry, or the cataloguer’s revengeWednesday, 19 July 2017
The latest Library Blog post takes a look at the life of a nineteenth-century cataloguer.
Celebrating 1916 in 1966: Kevin B. Nowlan & RTÉTuesday, 16 May 2017
From the Reading Room: In the latest Library Blog post Archivist Karen de Lacey delves into the Nowlan archives.
‘A life of two exiles: Wacław Tadeusz Dobrzyński (1883-1962)’Thursday, 11 May 2017
Listen Back: Lunchtime Lecture in association with the Polish Embassy's exhibition on the life and career of Consul-General Wacław Tadeusz Dobrzyński.
The Haliday Collection & the DIB: J. P. PrendergastTuesday, 11 April 2017
John Patrick Prendergast, author of The Cromwellian settlement of Ireland (1863), supported the publication of Haliday's Scandinavian kingdom of Dublin (1882), and recorded details of Haliday's life for posterity.
'Ability and industry scarcely credible': Johann Kaspar Zeuss and Grammatica CelticaMonday, 3 April 2017
The latest Library blog post, written by Charles Dillon, editor of the Academy's Foclóir Stairiúil Gaeilge, looks at the 'founder of Celtic studies'.
The Book of Uí Mhaine International ConferenceMonday, 27 March 2017
Listen back to this two-day conference on one of our major Gaelic medieval manuscripts
The Haliday Collection & the DIBWednesday, 22 March 2017
"‘No ydle person or vaccabonde shall repayre or hawnte within the same shire … upon payne of hanging, onles he have juste cawse"*
Secrets, lies & conspiraciesThursday, 9 March 2017
From Dublin Castle to the Academy Library - Sophie Evans explores the curious journey of the Secret Service Money Book, part of the Library's exhibition 'Dublin Documents'
Charitable property: the manuscripts of St Anne's Guild, DublinWednesday, 8 March 2017
Listen to Professor Colm Lennon give a talk on the manuscripts of the Guild of St Anne, part of the Haliday Collection held at the Royal Irish Academy.
Representations of Jews in Irish Literature – PodcastsTuesday, 7 February 2017
Listen back to lectures by Dr Barry Montgomery and Dr Rióna Ní Fhrighil on Jews and Jewishness in Irish literature