Daniel O’Connell

This is our second blog post celebrating the 5th anniversary of The Commons on Flickr which falls tomorrow, Wednesday 16 January. This means a 5th Birthday for the Library of Congress photostream. We’re not quite into the Terrible Twos on Flickr Commons ourselves yet here at the National Library of Ireland, but we’re certainly looking [...]

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by Felix M. Larkin, Vice-chair of the NLI Society and member of the NLI’s Readers Advisory Committee. His essay on ‘Ulysses and the Freeman’s Journal’ is included in the forthcoming volume of the Dublin James Joyce Journal (No. 4, 2011) The short story ‘The Dead’ is one of Joyce’s best-known and much-loved works. He wrote [...]

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by Giada Gelli, Collections Student So where were we…? A few weeks ago we were talking about the book In Fairyland with illustrations by Richard Doyle (1824-1883). I clearly remember promising you to further investigate him and his family, do you? Let’s begin by saying that I am not the first person with an interest [...]

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