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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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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Poetry Aloud Poetry Events
National Library to host series of poetry events this autumn September 19, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 19th September 2017 National Library to host series of poetry events this autumn The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has announced that it will host a series of poetry events this autumn. The programme will be headlined …
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NLI Literary Events
National Library to host series of literary events in June June 1, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Thursday, 1st June 2017 National Library to host series of literary events in June The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has announced that it will host a series of literary events throughout the month of June. The programme …
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Focus on Irish Experience of World War I at National Library of Ireland Exhibition November 20, 2014 The wartime experience of two of Ireland’s best-known families – the Leslies of Castle Leslie in Co. Monaghan, and the Plunketts of Dublin – are amongst the stories highlighted in a new exhibition at the National Library of Ireland (NLI). …
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