Guest Bloggers

… a one-armed entrepreneur, the defining of Irish photography, and how the Easter Rising stole a part of Irish photographic history! by Guy Phenix, Glasgow Based Stuff Maker In 1865 a young man set up a studio in his mother’s toy shop in Dublin. This man’s entrepreneurship not just influenced my dissertation, it influenced the [...]

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Intro by Justin Furlong, NLI Newspaper Librarian This is the fourth in a series of blogs connected to a joint project (Newspaper Descriptors Project) by the National Library of Ireland and the Newspaper & Periodical History Forum of Ireland (NPHFI). The project aims to provide short descriptors or pen notes for the newspaper titles listed [...]

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by Margaret O’Brien Moran, PhD researcher I am a postgraduate researcher in the Centre for Media Research at the University of Ulster, Coleraine. Through an historical inquiry into the Poole Photographic Collection at the National Photographic Archive, my study considers the importance of the physical photograph and the impact of digitisation. The Poole Photographic Collection [...]

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