Category: Manuscript Collections

Cover of The World Administered by Irishmen

‘The World Administered By Irishmen’ – book launch and exhibition

The World Administered By Irishmen: The Life and Times of Robert Hart and Contemporary Irish in East Asia by Robin

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Newly digitised: MS 4/5 Edward Bunting’s Irish Airs

We have added another Bunting manuscript to our online collection. MS 4/5 is a 80 pp. volume of Irish airs

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Clavicula Salomonis- The Key of Solomon (MS 27/10/20)

We’re delighted to have recently digitised and uploaded the library’s copy of the Clavicula Salomonis to our Digital Special Collections

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Image of MS 4/6/8 Caitlín Aramas. Máire Brún

Newly Digitised: MS 4/6 Manuscript Airs and Songs

We are delighted to share the newest addition to Digital Special Collections & Archives: MS 4/6 Manuscript Book of Airs

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Andrew Gibson: Jack of All Trades, Master of them All.

Andrew Gibson was born in the village of New Cumnock, Ayrshire, in south-west Scotland on 23 December 1841. He was

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Portrait of Ethel Smyth

Ethel Smyth: words and music

Image 1: Ethel Smyth in 1922. Image courtesy of the George Grantham Bain collection at the Library of Congress via

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MS 29 The Fownes/Tighe Manuscripts

The Fownes, the Tighes and Woodstock The Fownes/Tighe manuscripts are a collection of handwritten estate papers dating from the 18th

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Corr Collection MS 65

The Corr Collection MS 65 is a small collection of documents and artefacts from the Corr family archive. It was

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Celebrating International Women’s Day 2021. Event 2: Guest Blog post by Cathryn McWilliams

Following the launch of our celebration of International Women’s Day 2021 with a guest lecture from Cathryn McWilliams, we are

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Black History Month 2020 : Black History online : Irish historical newspapers

Online historical archives present challenges as well as opportunities for the researcher. On the one hand, what is there not

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