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Listen back to our Swift Lunchtime Lectures

Thursday, 20 July 2017

A series of talks commemorating the 350th anniversary of Jonathan Swift's birth. 

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A candle for Eugene O’Curry, or the cataloguer’s revenge

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

The latest Library Blog post takes a look at the life of a nineteenth-century cataloguer.

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Celebrating 1916 in 1966: Kevin B. Nowlan & RTÉ

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

From the Reading Room: In the latest Library Blog post Archivist Karen de Lacey delves into the Nowlan archives.

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‘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.

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The Haliday Collection & the DIB: J. P. Prendergast

Tuesday, 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.

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'Ability and industry scarcely credible': Johann Kaspar Zeuss and Grammatica Celtica

Monday, 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'.

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The Book of Uí Mhaine International Conference

Monday, 27 March 2017

Listen back to this two-day conference on one of our major Gaelic medieval manuscripts

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The Haliday Collection & the DIB

Wednesday, 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"*

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Secrets, lies & conspiracies

Thursday, 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'

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Charitable property: the manuscripts of St Anne's Guild, Dublin

Wednesday, 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.

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