Microfilm

by Élodie Lévèque and Louise O’Connor, Conservation; and Justin Furlong, Newspaper Librarian The National Library of Ireland recently acquired two volumes of The Waterford Mirror containing rare issues from 1805 and 1806. In 1801, The Waterford Mirror and Munster Packet newspaper was first printed by John Bull, and from 1805 continued as The Waterford Mirror [...]

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by Andrea Bonnie, NLI Marketing Student Over the coming months, we’ll be introducing several major service improvements designed to make your NLI experience easier, more streamlined, and ultimately more rewarding. Some of these improvements will be introduced on Monday 13th February 2012. To start off, we’re pleased to announce that you’ll be able to order [...]

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by Abigail Rieley – Writer, Journalist, Court Reporter & NLI Reader The ghosts of the forgotten haunt the National Library of Ireland; those whose stories lie in out of print pages or hidden in the close-knit column inches of microfilmed newspapers. These are the stories lost in the past, forgotten by the public who once [...]

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