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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

Delayed opening on Monday 19 August / Oscailt mhoillithe Dé Luain 19 Lúnasa (12/8/2019)
On Monday 19 August, the National Library will open at 11am so that we can hold a staff development meeting. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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

Free events to mark centenary of the end of WWI (30/10/2018)
Pop-up talks, tours, lectures and visits to the World War Ireland exhibition

George Morrison donates archive to the National Library of Ireland (27/9/2018)
A pioneer in his field, George Morrison has made an indelible contribution to Irish film; not only its creation but its safeguarding also.

"From Ballots to Bullets" now open at the NPA (11/9/2018)
Free exhibition on Ireland in 1918 and 1919

Poetry Aloud 2018 - Poetry speaking competition for post-primary schools: Entry form now available! (8/9/2018)
Poetry Aloud 2018 - Poetry speaking competition for post-primary schools: Entry form now available!

 
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