Valentine’s Day

by Yvette Campbell, Cataloguer, Joseph Holloway Collection As I was working away cataloguing the NLI’s wonderful Joseph Holloway Collection with its focus on the theatre scene in Ireland and England during the 19th and early 20th century, I stumbled upon a little gem of social interest for all the romantics out there to get you feeling all fuzzy inside this Valentine’s [...]

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by Nora-Jane Thornton, National Photographic Archive (and Unashamed Romantic) Closure, not the most romantic of sentiments, seems to be the message of this letter. It was written by the poet, Patrick Kavanagh in May 1945 to Hilda Moriarty, a young medical student whom he had met the previous year. In it he seems to acknowledge [...]

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Bean an Phoist says:  Honora has so many great collections to choose from that it would have been cruel and heartless to restrict her to just one item that she loves, so here are just some of her favourite LOVEly things for Valentine’s Day 2012…   by Honora Faul, Curator of Prints & Drawings, Ephemera, [...]

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