Latest News Articles
Library re-openingThursday, 13 August 2020
We are very pleased to announce the re-opening of the Academy Library on a limited basis from Monday, August 10, 2020 from 10.30-13:00.
Evolution of the microchipMonday, 27 July 2020
Latest Library Blog post. This month we are very pleased to welcome guest writer, David Fegan, MRIA, who takes us through the history of the microchip.
The latest Academy manuscript to go onlineFriday, 19 June 2020
The Library holds one of the earliest known copies of Keating’s Foras feasa ar Éirinn. This 17th-century manuscript is now available to view in full via Irish Script On Screen.
James Hardiman: An Epistolary LifeMonday, 15 June 2020
In this month's Library Blog post Dr. Ciaran McDonough looks at the James Hardiman papers and how letters can be so valuable when writing historical biographies.
Discover the Library’s digital collectionsMonday, 8 June 2020
We have been working with our colleagues in the IT Department to improve our website which we hope will bring you closer to our collections.
Bringing the Stowe Missal to lifeFriday, 22 May 2020
This month's Library Blog post looks at the Stowe Missal. Thank you to our guest writer Lars Nooij for bringing this wonderful manuscript to life.
New beginnings…Friday, 8 May 2020
A word from the new Academy Librarian, Barbara McCormack.
Acht ós cinneamhaint dom imtheacht ‘mo dhíorfach... (Since I am fated to become a hermit…)Friday, 1 May 2020
Dr Charles Dillon of the Academy’s Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge considers hermits, hermitage and the lonely life as manifested in Irish literature and language over the centuries.
Memories, manuscripts and medieval inkThursday, 23 April 2020
Library Blog post. After a visit to the Library last year, Kathleen Reen was inspired to learn more about how the old scribes made ink. Follow Kathleen on her journey.
Best wishes to Academy Librarian Siobhán Fitzpatrick on her retirement.Tuesday, 14 April 2020
A fond farewell to our esteemed colleague, Siobhán Fitzpatrick, we wish her a long and happy retirement.