Ballads

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 Honora Faul, Department of Prints & Drawings Café Joly here at the Library is currently showcasing a selection of images from our NLI music collections. Some depict early sheet music dating from the late 18th century, such as John Field’s rondo on the air Go to the Devil and shake yourself. Another sheet music [...]

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