Prints & Drawings

by Annie West, Illustrator Annie recently donated a selection of her prints to our Prints & Drawings Collection Yeats in Love Looking at  my work, you’d probably expect to hear I’m busy with my nose in my Collected Works of W.B. Yeats every day, carefully studying every line, looking for nuance, analyzing every simile and [...]

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by Áine Finegan, Reference Team Student The centenary of the sinking of the Titanic is fast approaching with the one-hundredth anniversary of both her maiden voyage and demise in April 2012. The NLI has some fascinating online resources for gaining an Irish perspective on this disaster which continues to intrigue us today. The story of [...]

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by Eoin Lynch, Conservation Assistant While working on The Clean Sweep book cleaning project, an interesting book I found in the Joly Collection was The speeches of the Right Honourable John Philpot Curran, edited by Thomas Davis and published in London, 1847. John Philpot Curran (1750-1817) was an Irish MP and barrister who defended several [...]

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