In pursuit of Arthur Brownlow’s Irish manuscriptsWednesday, 3 February 2021
Library Blog post. Dr Bernadette Cunningham traces some of the Irish manuscripts seen by Edward Lhuyd, Welsh antiquary and lexicographer, in 1699 when he visited Arthur Brownlow of Lurgan, County Armagh.
The art of prayer: A codicological analysis of two Academy manuscriptsWednesday, 30 December 2020
Latest Library Blog post. A look at two beautiful manuscripts at the end of a very strange year. We wish you all a safe and healthy New Year.
Exploring our archivesMonday, 30 November 2020
Latest Library Blog post. In November the Library participated in the Explore Your Archive social media campaign, here are some of the collections we highlighted. '
A colourful collaborationWednesday, 18 November 2020
Library Blog post. The Royal Irish Academy Library recently collaborated with The Watercolour World, an online resource of watercolour paintings from before 1900.
A short note on some sculpturesMonday, 31 August 2020
For this month's Library blog post we take a little look at some of the Academy's sculptures
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.
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.
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.
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.
The First Seanad Éireann, women and the Senate Casket — Irishwomen appeal to a spirit of patriotism.Tuesday, 31 March 2020
This month's Library Blog post by Academy Librarian, Siobhán Fitzpatrick.
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