October 2011

by Catherine Ryan, Digital Collections Student & Maria O’Shea, Manuscript Student Here at the National Library we try to collect as much as we can that might not otherwise be collected and available to researchers of the future. So, when it came to the 2011 General Election, we not only collected posters, flyers etc. as [...]

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by FELIX M. LARKIN, Vice-chair of the NLI Society and member of the NLI’s Readers Advisory Committee When I was at school in St Paul’s College, Raheny, the imp in me was always amused by the fact that the old house in the grounds of the school – where the Vincentian priests who ran the [...]

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Poetry Aloud

October 14, 2011 · 0 comments

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by BARRY PIERCE Transition Year Student (St. Colman’s College, Fermoy, Co. Cork) Video Blogger Poetry Aloud 2010 Semi-Finalist It all started with my English teacher in class saying that there was a poetry competition coming up and that she would like to enter some students. She explained that we would have to learn two poems [...]

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