July 2012

by Élodie Lévèque and Louise O’Connor, Conservation; and Justin Furlong, Newspaper Librarian The National Library of Ireland recently acquired two volumes of The Waterford Mirror containing rare issues from 1805 and 1806. In 1801, The Waterford Mirror and Munster Packet newspaper was first printed by John Bull, and from 1805 continued as The Waterford Mirror [...]

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by Chantal Sweeney, M.Phil. in Public History & Cultural Heritage at Trinity College Dublin Like many people, I spent the majority of last Christmas holidays lounging around in my pyjamas, watching old movies and eating too much food. I was giving my brain a much-needed break for the first time since embarking on my Masters [...]

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