Archive of ‘The Ginger Man’ author JP Donleavy donated to National Library August 21, 2019 The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has today (15.08.19) announced receipt of the archive of the internationally renowned, award-winning Irish American author JP Donleavy. The author’s archive is wide-ranging, comprising notebooks, manuscripts, playscripts, letters, theatrical posters and programmes, as well …
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National Library of Ireland marks completion of phase one of its capital development project with unveiling of new book repository July 3, 2019 The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD, has today (27.06.19), unveiled a new book repository at the National Library of Ireland (NLI), with the Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, …
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National Library highlights lesser-known revolutionary figures in photographic exhibition April 18, 2019 A typist in Dublin Castle and spy for the IRA; a priest who rebelled against the British and his own church; and a playwright who spread the republican message coast to coast across America: these are just some of the …
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Seamus Heaney
National Library brings poetry of Seamus Heaney to commuters across the country April 11, 2019 The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has launched a special two-week public transport campaign, which brings a selection of Seamus Heaney’s poetry to commuters across the country. Five poems have been selected and made available by Seamus Heaney’s family for …
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Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again
NLI’s Seamus Heaney exhibition shortlisted for prestigious international award March 12, 2019 Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again, the National Library of Ireland (NLI)’s exhibition that celebrates the life and works of one of Ireland’s greatest writers, has been shortlisted for an award in the prestigious Museums + Heritage Awards. The annual Museums …
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Perpetua
Perpetua, a 3D animated mural to be unveiled at Smithfield’s Haymarket Square March 6, 2019 The National Irish Visual Arts Library (NIVAL) at the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) in partnership with artist James Earley and the creative arts studio Algorithm, will today (06.03.19) launch ‘Perpetua’, a new 3D animated mural installation. This …
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WB Yeats Letter
Letters between WB Yeats and lifelong friend Olivia Shakespear go on display at the National Library of Ireland February 14, 2019 To mark Valentine’s Day, a selection of newly acquired letters between WB Yeats and his first lover and close friend, the English writer Olivia Shakespear (1863-1938), have gone on display, today (14.02.19), at the National Library of Ireland. The letters …
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Heritage Ireland 2030
Heritage Ireland 2030 – Heritage Council invites the public to share views on Ireland’s heritage February 8, 2019 The Heritage Council has announced details of a public meeting to support the Government’s public consultation on the future of Ireland’s heritage. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, 19th February at 6.30pm in the Claregalway Hotel, Claregalway, and will …
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Bauhaus Effects Conference 2019
Bauhaus Effects brings experts together to celebrate centenary of influential arts and design school February 7, 2019 A major conference to mark the 100-year anniversary of the influential Bauhaus school gets underway in Dublin. ‘Bauhaus Effects’ leads the Irish strand of the world-wide celebrations to mark the Bauhaus centenary, and reflects on the legacy of the innovative …
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Heritage Awards 2018
Ireland’s ‘heritage heroes’ take centre stage at National Heritage Awards 2018 February 6, 2019 The dedication of individuals and community groups across Ireland to the preservation and promotion of Ireland’s heritage was recognised today (06.02.19) at the National Heritage Awards 2018 and closing ceremony for the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. The special …
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