Research

by Sarah O’Connor, Learning & Outreach Over the summer of 2011, the Learning and Outreach department here at the National Library worked on a new project about the Irish Famine with St. John of God Carmona Services. This is our fifth year working with some of the education and training programmes offered by Carmona Services [...]

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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 Jenny Doyle, Oscail Programme Manager While the National Library holds wonderful collections of rare and antiquarian books, manuscripts, photographs, maps, prints and drawings (some of which you’ve read about on this very blog) one of our other jobs is to collect, preserve, promote and make accessible today’s and indeed tomorrow’s books, newspapers, manuscripts, etc. [...]

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