Architecture

by Justin Furlong, Assistant Keeper, National Library of Ireland On August 29th, 1890, the present day National Library Ireland building was opened. Inspired by the suggestions of William Archer, NLI Librarian, designed by Thomas Deane & Son (Thomas was knighted on the day of the opening) and built by Messrs. Beckett of Ringsend, it was described [...]

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by Damien O’Connor, Writer/Director of After You In early 2010 I was awarded a grant by the Irish Film Board, RTÉ, The Arts Council and the BAI to make my short animated film After You. The idea for the film was to tell the tale of a Dublin doorman over sixty years. The storyline allowed [...]

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