NLI Capital Devlopment Project Phase One
National Library of Ireland marks completion of phase one of its capital development project with unveiling of new book repository June 27, 2019 The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD, has 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, Kevin ‘Boxer’ …
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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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14 Henrietta Street
Three centuries of Dublin’s social history brought to life at 14 Henrietta Street September 14, 2018 People with an interest in Dublin’s social and architectural history are being invited to take a trip to Dublin’s newest museum, 14 Henrietta Street, which was officially opened by Lord Mayor of Dublin, Nial Ring and Minister for Culture, Heritage and …
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Neil Jordan NLI
Oscar-winning writer and director Neil Jordan donates archive to National Library of Ireland August 9, 2018 The National Library of Ireland has announced receipt of the archive of award-wining Irish screenwriter, director and producer, Neil Jordan. The archive includes film and TV scripts, production files, storyboards, plays, notebooks and personal correspondence with artistic collaborators and political …
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Ireland’s unique stories and traditions celebrated in National Heritage Week programme July 19, 2018 More than 2,000 events ranging from storytelling and gathering, iron forging and nature trails, to a medieval re-enactment and a special concert unlocking the sounds of Ireland’s ancient instruments, will take place across the country as part of National Heritage …
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European Year of Cultural Heritage
Heritage Council launches programme for European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 January 29, 2018 Irish people have a stronger sense of pride in their local heritage sites, and are more likely to engage in a traditional activity – such as playing music or dancing – compared with EU counterparts. That’s according to a Eurobarometer …
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Bob Geldof’s Band Aid Trust donates archive to the National Library of Ireland December 20, 2017 The National Library of Ireland (NLI) is to bring the Band Aid archive to a worldwide audience with plans to digitise a vast collection of letters, photographs and charity records from the iconic 1984 fundraiser. Band Aid founder, Bob Geldof, and Minister …
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National Library announces details of major Seamus Heaney exhibition December 5, 2017 PRESS RELEASE  Tuesday, 5th December 2017 National Library announces details of major Seamus Heaney exhibition “Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again” to open in summer 2018 Details of “Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again”, a major international exhibition that will tell the story …
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