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Author Marian Keyes partners with National Library on digital collecting project (3/12/2019)
Bestselling and award-winning Irish author, Marian Keyes is the first donor to work with the Library as part of this initiative.

New exhibition 'From Turmoil to Truce: Photographs of the War of Independence' now open (25/11/2019)
‘From Turmoil to Truce: Photographs of the War of Independence’ draws on Library’s extensive collection of photographs and newspapers

Museum of Literature Ireland, NLI partnership with UCD, now open (23/9/2019)
A major new destination for visitors

Main and Manuscripts Reading Rooms open again on Mondays (23/9/2019)
Monday opening as standard from 30 September 2019

Poetry Aloud 2019...Entry form now available (20/9/2019)
Poetry Aloud 2019 - poetry speaking competition for schools - now available!

Author JP Donleavy's archive donated to National Library (15/8/2019)
Papers of "The Ginger Man" author a rich resource for 20th century Irish writing

New National Library Book Repository Launched (27/6/2019)
Reading Rooms re-open on Mondays from 30 September onwards

A Modern Eye: Helen Hooker O'Malley's Ireland (20/6/2019)
New exhibition at the National Library's National Photographic Archive open to the public from 21 June

WB Yeats/Olivia Shakespear letters on display (14/2/2019)
40 years of loving friendship captured in correspondence

60,000 visitors to Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again in 2018 (2/1/2019)
Free exhibition running at the Bank of Ireland Cultural and Heritage Centre, Westmoreland Street

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