Academy House closed on Tuesday, 10 AprilMonday, 1 January 2018
The Academy (including the Library) will be closed on Tuesday, 10 April to facilitate staff training. Apologies in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.
Researching our medieval Irish manuscripts: impact of digitisationTuesday, 28 November 2017
Irish Script on Screen has opened up a world of manuscripts for scholars - the latest Library Blog post looks at how digitisation has contributed to the study of manuscripts.
Table-Turning: a Victorian fadTuesday, 24 October 2017
This month’s Library Blog post delves into our nineteenth-century pamphlets to get readers into the spirit of Halloween.
Beranger's painted people - himself and othersTuesday, 26 September 2017
Dr Peter Harbison, MRIA, takes a closer look at Gabriel Beranger's watercolours in the latest Library blog post.
Learning to read Irish text, 1727Thursday, 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.
‘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.
Listen back to our Swift Lunchtime LecturesThursday, 20 July 2017
A series of talks commemorating the 350th anniversary of Jonathan Swift's birth.
A candle for Eugene O’Curry, or the cataloguer’s revengeWednesday, 19 July 2017
The latest Library Blog post takes a look at the life of a nineteenth-century cataloguer.
Celebrating 1916 in 1966: Kevin B. Nowlan & RTÉTuesday, 16 May 2017
From the Reading Room: In the latest Library Blog post Archivist Karen de Lacey delves into the Nowlan archives.
‘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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