Guest Bloggers

By Grace Kiernan, DIT NPA Internship, Sept-Dec 2013 In September 2013 I was offered the opportunity to do an internship as part of DIT’s Archiving in Context third year, semester-long module, which is run in conjunction with the National Photographic Archive (NPA). I was keen to put what I had learned about the more theoretical aspects [...]

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By Oliver O’Hanlon, PhD Student Department of French and School of History, University College Cork. You never know what you might come across while researching in the Manuscripts Department of the National Library of Ireland. I have already written an Irishman’s Diary in the Irish Times (14 October 2013) about how I found a lock [...]

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By Ray Burke, Chief News Editor RTÉ News A first-hand account by James Joyce of his unsuccessful attempts to avoid publicity when he married Nora Barnacle in London in 1931 is among the most recent additions to the National Library’s digital collections. Two previously-unpublished letters from Joyce to his son Giorgio in the days before and after the wedding are [...]

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