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.
The latest Library blog post, written by Charles Dillon, editor of the Academy's Foclóir Stairiúil Gaeilge, looks at the 'founder of Celtic studies'.
Listen back to this two-day conference on one of our major Gaelic medieval manuscripts
"‘No ydle person or vaccabonde shall repayre or hawnte within the same shire … upon payne of hanging, onles he have juste cawse"*
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'
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.
Listen back to lectures by Dr Barry Montgomery and Dr Rióna Ní Fhrighil on Jews and Jewishness in Irish literature
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...
From the Reading Room - in our latest blog post Dr Bernadette Cunningham looks at an important chronicle of Irish history
The third conference in our series on major Gaelic medieval manuscripts explores the fourteenth-century Book of Uí Mhaine
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