by Máire Ní Chonalláin, Assistant Keeper II The Samuel Beckett Collection which belonged to the author’s London bookseller friend, Alan Clodd, has been catalogued. We were fortunate enough to acquire this collection in 2006. The private collection of the Nobel prize-winner’s work is highly regarded as it contains virtually all of Beckett’s works in first [...]


by Inez J Fletcher, Cataloguer & Director of Irish ISSN Centre Cataloguers come across a very wide variety of publications in the course of their regular work, but I mostly catalogue contemporary periodicals. However, recently I was asked to catalogue a run of eight volumes for the period January 1889 to December 1892 of The [...]


by Eimear Walsh, NLI Manuscript Student Still working away on the Headfort Estate Papers, we came across a family within a family. Incongruously in a collection about a family named Taylour, there kept cropping up material from the mid 19th century relating to members of a Tuite Dalton family. To puzzle us further, were the [...]