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In pursuit of Arthur Brownlow’s Irish manuscripts

Wednesday, 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.

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The art of prayer: A codicological analysis of two Academy manuscripts

Wednesday, 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. 

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Christmas Opening Hours

Friday, 18 December 2020

Wishing all our members and friends a very Happy Christmas and New Year.

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Exploring our archives

Monday, 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. '

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A colourful collaboration

Wednesday, 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.

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A short note on some sculptures

Monday, 31 August 2020

For this month's Library blog post we take a little look at some of the Academy's sculptures

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Library re-opening

Thursday, 13 August 2020

We are very pleased to announce the re-opening of the Academy Library on a limited basis from Monday, August 10, 2020 from 10.30-13:00.

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Evolution of the microchip

Monday, 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.   

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The latest Academy manuscript to go online

Friday, 19 June 2020

The Library holds one of the earliest known copies of Keating’s Foras feasa ar Éirinn. This 17th-century manuscript is now available to view in full via Irish Script On Screen.

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James Hardiman: An Epistolary Life

Monday, 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. 

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