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National Library of Ireland 2h
Looking forward to tuning into 'Songs of Comfort and Hope' on Friday night - thank you and for the musical treat.
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National Library of Ireland 3h
Cumann na mBan, the ‘League of Women’, was formed in 1914 as an auxiliary corps, to complement the Irish Volunteer Force (IVF). Image: An unknown girl wearing her Cumann na mBan brooch, circa 1910-1921.
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What did Cumann na mBan do in the War of Independence? "They carried weapons, served as couriers and risked their lives for their cause." Helene O'Keeffe explains the extraordinary work of Cumann na mBan in the War of Independence.
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Dr Sandra Collins 19h
I know I’m biased but I thought the Library looked beautiful in the summer light this morning ❤️
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DublinCityLibraries May 25
Our book delivery service for cocooners has been a big hit! We've sent out a lot of books to many happy readers and have also recieved a number of queries about how it works. If you have any questions take a look at our FAQ here:
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Old Ireland in Colour 23h
Tea 🫖 and coffee ☕️ van 110 years ago! Ballybricken Fair, Waterford City Wednesday, 4th May 1910 Photographer: Poole Studio Source: NLI Ref.: POOLEWP 2103 + MJ Phelan's Hotel in background
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National Library of Ireland May 25
continues today with highlights from county . Our online catalogue offers unique insights into life across the island of Ireland throughout history! Explore our archive from home:
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National Library of Ireland May 25
Living in lockdown: can literature help? via
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mark white May 25
What a privilege is was to experience the legend,artist and one of the best Musicians,performer, and master of his art,who always gives everything to a song , it is a memory I will treasure for as long as I’m alive , thanks so much
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Save Your Story May 25
Mindful of the importance of preserving feminist histories, are working with & to archive the campaign’s records. The upcoming Archiving the 8th project, part-funded by , will also preserve the wider story.
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National Library of Ireland May 25
Check out free online events this week:
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National Library of Ireland May 24
In the middle ages, creating a book could take years. Given the extreme effort that went into the process of making books, scribes and book owners had a real incentive to protect their work. They used the only power they had: words, threats and curses! 📖
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National Library of Ireland May 24
Even though our doors may be temporarily closed due to , we have been working away behind-the-scenes, continuing to digitise our collection, and getting the ready to (safely) reopen again to the public!
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Dr Sandra Collins May 23
Excellent interview with & on Irish author Nuala O'Faolain at - June describing crying her eyes out in over letters to Nuala - cannot wait for the exhibition at !
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Old Ireland in Colour May 23
Chicks and ducks in the Galway Market Titled: "A Market Square, Irish Studies, Irish Life" Beside St Nicholas' Collegiate Church, Lombard Street, Galway c. 1910 Source: NLI Ref.: EAS_4051
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National Library of Ireland May 23
The picturesque Humphreystown Bridge was sadly blown up between 1938-1940 to make way for the Poulaphouca Reservoir scheme. It transpires that the remains of this beautiful bridge lie on the bottom of the reservoir. [Blessington, Co. Wicklow, 1938. Colourised by ]
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Irish Literary Times May 22
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National Library of Ireland May 23
In case you missed it... a magical performance by live from the 🎶
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National Library of Ireland May 23
Join us on Facebook Live today at 2pm for a virtual "At Home" visit, where historical costumer and Heritage Expert, Melissa Shiels, will take you through the customs of a Victorian Afternoon Tea. ☕
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National Library of Ireland May 23
Anyone else love a good crossword? Why not tune into our own on this Saturday morning from 10am-11am when she'll explore the history of crosswords. Check out this 1930s cryptic crossword solver - would you have cracked all the clues?!
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