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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, currently on display as 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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Representations of Jews in Irish Literature – Podcasts

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Listen back to lectures by Dr Barry Montgomery and Dr Rióna Ní Fhrighil on Jews and Jewishness in Irish literature 

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The DIB and the Haliday Collection – Henry Burnell and the Guild of St Anne

Monday, 6 February 2017

The Haliday collection holds over 200 documents from the Guild of St. Anne; a selection are currently on display as part of the Library's exhibition 'Dublin Documents: highlights from Charles Haliday's manuscript...

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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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The Book of Uí Mhaine Library Conference, 2-3 March 2017

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

The third conference in our series on major Gaelic medieval manuscripts explores the fourteenth-century Book of Uí Mhaine

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Charles Haliday, "an early riser", and the RIA Library

Thursday, 19 January 2017

'Dublin Documents', a Library exhibition highlighting items from the Haliday collection, will run from 9 January to 5 May 2017. 

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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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