January 2013

by Ciara Kerrigan, Research Services Thousands of people visit us here at the NLI each year to carry out research on their family history. Many of these visitors know little or nothing about where to start; some may have found their family on the 1901 and 1911 Census Online and want to go back further, [...]

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Part of our BiblioFiles Series – Wednesday 23 January at 7pm James Curry will be discussing the Dublin Lockout cartoons of EK or Ernest Kavanagh (1884-1916) next Wednesday 23rd in our Seminar Room. EK was an important cartoonist, yet relatively unknown today. He produced hard-hitting satirical cartoons for labour and nationalist newspapers, and also lent [...]

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This is our second blog post celebrating the 5th anniversary of The Commons on Flickr which falls tomorrow, Wednesday 16 January. This means a 5th Birthday for the Library of Congress photostream. We’re not quite into the Terrible Twos on Flickr Commons ourselves yet here at the National Library of Ireland, but we’re certainly looking [...]

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