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Bullets, ballots and a flu pandemic: Life in Ireland was very turbulent 100 years ago
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Bullets, ballots and a flu pandemic: Life in Ireland was very turbulent 100 years ago

Sep 12th 2018, 10:56 AM 13,523 Views 13 Comments

The National Library of Ireland has launched its latest exhibition, which will run until May 2019.

Rare personal papers shed light on private lives of 1916 signatories
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Rare personal papers shed light on private lives of 1916 signatories

Feb 13th 2016, 10:00 AM 17,192 Views 17 Comments

The Seán MacDiarmada and Thomas MacDonagh collections are the latest tranche of Easter Rising-related documents to have been digitised by the National Library.

It preserves our past, and visitors flock to it - so why is this essential resource underfunded?
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It preserves our past, and visitors flock to it - so why is this essential resource underfunded?

Jan 10th 2015, 10:00 AM 13,558 Views 20 Comments

Its acting director says cutbacks have affected the library badly.

7 then-and-now archive photos of Dublin street scenes
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7 then-and-now archive photos of Dublin street scenes

Jan 3rd 2015, 9:30 AM 35,006 Views 40 Comments

From 1875 to the present day.

The secrets of Irish parishes will be online soon
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The secrets of Irish parishes will be online soon

Dec 1st 2014, 3:00 PM 21,446 Views 19 Comments

Parish registers will be digitised by the National Library of Ireland.

Family legends, ghosts, and nuns: The real Irish lives of WWI
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Family legends, ghosts, and nuns: The real Irish lives of WWI

Nov 22nd 2014, 9:45 AM 7,671 Views 9 Comments

Meet Jack Leslie, aged 97.

National Library at 'critical point' due to funding cuts putting collections at risk
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National Library at 'critical point' due to funding cuts putting collections at risk

Sep 4th 2014, 9:32 AM 5,405 Views 14 Comments

Visitor numbers to the NLI are up 42% on last year.

Can you believe these Clare sisters were photographed 127 years ago?
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Can you believe these Clare sisters were photographed 127 years ago?

Jun 19th 2014, 10:05 PM 62,411 Views 75 Comments

The O’Halloran girls fought off an attempted eviction from their home in Bodyke.

Read 90 letters James Joyce wrote to his family
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Read 90 letters James Joyce wrote to his family

Jun 16th 2014, 12:08 PM 5,733 Views 5 Comments

Spoiler: Lots of the letters were about Finnegan’s Wake. And they weren’t all in English. Classic Joyce.

Have You Ordered The Turkey Yet Pic of the Day
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Have You Ordered The Turkey Yet Pic of the Day

Dec 9th 2013, 2:45 PM 11,328 Views 13 Comments

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National Library finds new display place - on Google exhibit hotspot
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National Library finds new display place - on Google exhibit hotspot

Nov 1st 2013, 7:30 AM 6,795 Views 5 Comments

The NLI has become first Irish group to feature on Google Cultural Institute, bringing their archive to world attention.

Pictorial record shows the Irish hard at work 100 years ago
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Pictorial record shows the Irish hard at work 100 years ago

Oct 26th 2013, 8:45 AM 12,119 Views 16 Comments

Working Lives exhibition at the NLI exposes the conditions in which men, women and children toiled to survive.

Hidden History: The guide to preserving your family archive
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Hidden History: The guide to preserving your family archive

Oct 19th 2013, 9:45 AM 13,670 Views 5 Comments

These top tips from National Library of Ireland’s conservation expert could help you hold onto family memories for longer.

PICTURES: 100 years ago, the Dublin Lockout began
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PICTURES: 100 years ago, the Dublin Lockout began

Aug 20th 2013, 7:15 AM 18,797 Views 59 Comments

The Dublin Lockout exhibition opens at No. 2 Kildare Street tomorrow afternoon.

Newspaper licensing body issues statement on "paying for links"
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Newspaper licensing body issues statement on "paying for links"

Jan 7th 2013, 1:33 PM 6,055 Views 26 Comments

Newspaper Licensing Ireland has issued a 64-word statement on its position on paying for links following much discussion online.

This is the week's news... skewed
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# Not The News

This is the week's news... skewed

Jan 6th 2013, 5:00 PM 5,498 Views 7 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Employed people get the Pat Kenny jitters; newspapers to save the interweb; Irish people want to be Swiss.

Oireachtas to question newspapers over 'paying for linking'
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Oireachtas to question newspapers over 'paying for linking'

Jan 5th 2013, 1:58 PM 8,882 Views 32 Comments

Labour TD Seán Kenny is asking the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) to appear before an Oireachtas committee to explain its stance on linking.

NNI: No objection to newspaper content "being used for personal use"
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NNI: No objection to newspaper content "being used for personal use"

Jan 4th 2013, 12:31 PM 10,030 Views 45 Comments

Statement from National Newspapers of Ireland does reiterate stance that “display and transmission of links does constitute an infringement of copyright” unless for personal use.

National Library awarded for social media savvy
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National Library awarded for social media savvy

Apr 27th 2012, 2:29 PM 3,052 Views 5 Comments

Fáilte Ireland gets overall prize in eGovernment awards for their Discover Ireland online campaign.

World War I history roadshow wants your family memorabilia
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World War I history roadshow wants your family memorabilia

Mar 20th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,611 Views 1 Comment

Call for public to find old documents, photographs etc. relating to ‘The Great War’ – they will be scanned and recorded on a pan-European website.

Slideshow: Irish World War I recruitment posters
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Slideshow: Irish World War I recruitment posters

Mar 20th 2012, 6:45 AM 11,223 Views 7 Comments

National Library of Ireland’s archive shows the emotional, moral and practical pressure put on Irish men to join the ranks in the ‘Great War’.

Archives show human tragedy and truth behind Titanic sinking
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Archives show human tragedy and truth behind Titanic sinking

Jan 1st 2012, 10:00 AM 6,973 Views 5 Comments

National Library of Ireland resources give Irish perspective on shipping disaster which has its centenary in April this year.

National Library gets visitor boost from its online activity
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National Library gets visitor boost from its online activity

Dec 15th 2011, 8:15 PM 1,932 Views 0 Comments

The Library has revolutionised its presence on digital media – and has a newfound popularity to prove it.

Gallery: National Library launches its archive of General Election 2011 websites
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Gallery: National Library launches its archive of General Election 2011 websites

Oct 26th 2011, 3:55 PM 583 Views 0 Comments

Over 90 blogs and websites, including TheJournal.ie, were captured during the GE11 election period for the NLI’s first election website archive.