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Celebrating Bloomsday and remembering Yeats this June (5/23/2014)
Join us as we celebrate Bloomsday and remember William Butler Yeats this June.

National Library of Ireland Launches 10,500 Newly Digitised Items (4/24/2014)
A portrait of the infamous Ellen Byrne, who was tried for her husband’s murder in 1842 after his badly decomposed body was found in their shared bed; photographs of 1916 leader Tom Clarke, his wife Kathleen and family; and posters documenting the suffragette movement are just some of the 10,500 newly digitised items released by the National Library of Ireland (NLI) today (24.04.14).

New UCD Course on James Joyce at the NLI in May (4/11/2014)
Learn about the work of James Joyce in a new UCD course starting in May - book now!

Man, Woman and Child Project Website Launched (3/18/2014)
Website for research and performance project now launched

St Patrick's Festival at the National Library: Document This (3/16/2014)
Part of I Love My City, a series of inspiring, intimate, cultural events and happenings curated by the St Patrick's Festival

New Alan Gilsenan Film on WB Yeats to Screen at Jameson Dublin International Film Festival (2/11/2014)
Award-winning filmmaker, theatre director and frequent contributor to the National Library of Ireland, Alan Gilsenan, will see his new film ‘A Vision: A Life of WB Yeats’ screened at the 2014 Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, which runs from 13th to 23rd February.

NLI Manuscripts featured in ITMA’s new PW Joyce website (1/7/2014)
Collector of Irish traditional music honoured in this centenary year

2013 Poetry Aloud – Congratulations to the Winners (12/9/2013)
Congratulations to everyone who took part in our 2013 Poetry Aloud competition

NLI's Exhibitions highly commended at annual Institute of Designers in Ireland (11/26/2013)
Temporary exhibitions highly commended at Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI) awards.

Irish Newspaper Archive (11/8/2013)
We are experiencing some technical issues providing access to the Irish Newspaper Archive.

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