The Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy – an unfinished storyMonday, 31 May 2021
Latest Library Blog post. Dr Bernadette Cunningham looks at the development of the Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy.
Discover the Library’s Special CollectionsFriday, 30 April 2021
Latest Library Blog post. This month we invite you to explore the Library’s collections, take a look and see what you can find!
7 new artworks to celebrate Colm Cille’s 1500th anniversaryTuesday, 20 April 2021
The commissions are in the visual arts, music and literature and have been commissioned by the RIA with the support of the Department of Foreign Affairs.
New online exhibitionTuesday, 30 March 2021
The Cathach of Colum Cille: The story of an ancient Irish manuscript.
Pandora’s box: The re-discovery of the Cathach of Colum CilleSaturday, 27 March 2021
Latest Library Blog post. With launch of the new online exhibition we head back to 1813 and look at the circumstances surrounding the 're-discovery' of the sixth-century manuscript, the Cathach.
The Library wants to hear from you!Thursday, 4 March 2021
The Library would like to know your thoughts on its collections, services, facilities and events.
Drawing from the well - The Irish Traditional Music Archive inspiring new artThursday, 25 February 2021
Latest Library Blog post. Grace Toland of the Irish Traditional Music Archive, introduces us to a wonderful project connecting artists with archival song, music and dance collections and the new art it has inspired.
Medical manuscript conservationTuesday, 23 February 2021
Lilium Medicinae (MS 23 E 24), a fifteenth century medical manuscript, has recently returned from the conservator.
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.
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