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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National winners of Poetry Aloud poetry speaking competition announced December 1, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Friday, 1st December 2017 National winners of Poetry Aloud poetry speaking competition announced The winners of the annual Poetry Aloud competition, organised by the National Library of Ireland (NLI) and Poetry Ireland, were announced today (01.12.17) at the final …
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National Library announces major acquisitions of remarkable Yeats treasures September 27, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Wednesday, 27th September 2017 National Library announces major acquisitions of remarkable Yeats treasures The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has today (27.09.17) announced details of a number of major new Yeats acquisitions. These acquisitions include the purchase from the …
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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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Community-sourced ‘Photo Detectives’ exhibition reveals striking images of Irish life September 13, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Wednesday, 13th September 2017 Community-sourced ‘Photo Detectives’ exhibition reveals striking images of Irish life The National Library of Ireland (NLI)’s National Photographic Archive has today (13.09.17) opened ‘Photo Detectives’, its first community-sourced exhibition of photographs and stories. ‘Photo …
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NLI and National Museum mark 140th anniversary with a joint programme of activities August 1, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 1st August 2017 National Library and National Museum to mark 140th anniversary with a joint programme of family-friendly activities The National Library of Ireland (NLI) and National Museum of Ireland (NMI) have today (01.08.17) announced that they …
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National Library announces major redevelopment programme July 13, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Thursday, 13th July 2017 National Library announces major redevelopment programme The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has today (12.07.17) announced that it is embarking on a major redevelopment of its main building on Kildare Street, Dublin 2, in …
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Danish artist Claus Havemann donates painting to National Library of Ireland June 20, 2017 PRESS RELEASE  Tuesday, 20th June 2017 Danish artist Claus Havemann donates painting to National Library of Ireland The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has today (20.06.17) announced receipt of a painting by acclaimed Danish artist, Claus Havemann. Entitled “Irish Eyes” …
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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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