Pioneering motorist Fay Taylour joins the DIB in our latest batch of 'missing persons'. Born in Offaly in 1904, she won multiple major motorcycle and car racing titles against both male and female competitors.
This month's Library Blog post looks at the sixteenth-century Irish law manuscript from the Academy collection currently on display in Galway City Museum.
Listen to Brendan O’Leary Hon. MRIA discuss his latest three volume book A Treatise on Northern Ireland with Ben Lowry, Deputy Editor, News Letter.
Another new 'mssing persons' entry to the DIB is Nicholas Nolan (pictured above holding gloves), secretary to the Government and secretary of the Department of the Taoiseach (1961–72). A painstakingly...
Street poet and activist, Pat Tierney, has recently been added to the DIB as a 'missing person'. In his writings Tierney candidly explored the trauma and abuse he experienced as a child in industrial schools.
Our latest batch of 'missing persons' adds sixty-six fascinating figures from Irish history to the DIB. Today we're publishing Terry Clavin's new entry for Mary Bonaventura Browne, an abbess of the Poor Clares...
To mark the publication of our latest batch of 'missing persons', we publish the entry on Kate Meyrick by Margaret Elliott, below. Seated centre in the image above from 1928, Meyrick dominated the London nightclub...
Florence Stoker, Oscar Wilde's 'first love' and the woman whose canny management of her husband Bram's estate helped make 'Dracula' a household name, is among the sixty-six 'missing persons' (twenty-eight of whom...
Happy Christmas! We hope to evoke the festive spirit by publishing the DIB entry of actress and Christmas panto stalwart, Maureen Potter, by Lawrence William White.
This is the first in a series of posts exploring printers’ devices in the early printed books of the library’s collections.
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