Digital Collections

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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History as the Sum of Our Stories by Avice-Claire McGovern, Librarian The digital age has caused a shift in our collective remembrance practices. No longer solely the province of professional historians, the great democratization of information production and sharing brought about by the world-wide web means that anyone can contribute to the patchwork of the [...]

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Bean an Phoist says:  A few weeks ago, I asked NLI staff to pick things they love in our collections (maybe also about love) and to write about them for Valentine’s Day. Those who weren’t nimble enough to avoid me since then, are included here. And there will be two other posts today – Honora [...]

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