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Beranger's painted people - himself and others

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Dr Peter Harbison, MRIA, takes a closer look at Gabriel Beranger's watercolours in the latest Library blog post. 

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Learning to read Irish text, 1727

Thursday, 24 August 2017

Learning to read Irish manuscripts is a first step to perpetuating the scholarly tradition cultivated by eighteenth-century Irish scribes and scholars. Latest blog post by Bernadette Cunningham, Deputy Librarian.

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‘This is a song a robin sang , this morning on a broken tree’

Thursday, 27 July 2017

In memoriam Francis Ledwidge, 1887-1917. The latest Library blog post, written by Siobhán Fitzpatrick.

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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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'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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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, currently on display as part of the Library's exhibition 'Dublin Documents'

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The Annals of Connacht: a unique sixteenth-century manuscript

Friday, 3 February 2017

From the Reading Room - in our latest blog post Dr Bernadette Cunningham looks at an important chronicle of Irish history 

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'A handsome donation'

Thursday, 5 January 2017

Celebrating 150 years of the Haliday Collection at the Royal Irish Academy #Haliday150 

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A Christmas Alphabet

Saturday, 17 December 2016

A Christmas rhyme from us to you. 

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