April 2012

Intro by Justin Furlong, NLI Newspaper Librarian This is the second in a series of blogs connected to a joint project (Newspaper Descriptors Project) by the National Library of Ireland and the Newspaper & Periodical History Forum of Ireland (NPHFI). The project hopes to provide short descriptors or pen notes for the newspaper titles listed [...]

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by Pádraig Laffan, Vice-Chairperson of The Federation of Local History Societies The Federation for Ulster Local Studies and The Federation of Local History Societies and The National Library Project Have you ever thought how great it would be to walk along by the Liffey with your grandchildren and to be able to say to them [...]

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by Aoife O’Connell, Catalogue Development Student The National Library of Ireland holds a number of historically valuable and interesting photographic collections. Perhaps the best known and most utilised of these over the years since its acquisition has been the Lawrence Collection. It was acquired in 1943 for the then huge sum of £300. The popularity [...]

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