Printed books

by Yvette Campbell, Cataloguer, Joseph Holloway Collection As I was working away cataloguing the NLI’s wonderful Joseph Holloway Collection with its focus on the theatre scene in Ireland and England during the 19th and early 20th century, I stumbled upon a little gem of social interest for all the romantics out there to get you feeling all fuzzy inside this Valentine’s [...]


by Áine Finegan, former Research and Reference Team Student As the City of Science for 2012, Dublin is playing host to all things scientific this year and here at the National Library we’re embracing this with a new science-themed exhibition at 2/3 Kildare Street – Particles of the Past. This exhibition is all about uncovering [...]


by Giada Gelli, former NLI Collections Student There is always a mixed bag of feelings waiting at the end of a project: something is over and a void opens up in front of us, but the sense of accomplishment can be overwhelming. Something has come to an end, but while this is the end of [...]