National Library of Ireland director Sandra Collins displays the library’s new safe storage for the national published collections. Photograph: Alan Betson

The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has unveiled a new book repository with state of the art safety features following devastating fires at cultural(...)

Constance Markievicz and Kathleen Lynn at Earlsfort Terrace probably taken at the treaty debates, circa Dec 1921-Jan 1922. Photograph: Independent News and Media/Getty Images

In May 2018 another tranche of pension records were released, bringing the total number of applications for pensions submitted by women released to da(...)

 Bob Geldof speaking  at  University of Limerick where he received an honorary doctorate. Photograph: Sean Curtin/True Media/PA Wire

Bob Geldof has described the British government as “incapable and inept” and said that Brexit will be a “disaster”. The prominent Remain campaigner a(...)

There will be an address from President Michael D Higgins in the Round Room of the Mansion House. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

January 21st Members of the Dáil and the Seanad will meet in the Round Room of the Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2, where the first public mee(...)

Marking the centenary of women’s suffrage at Leinster House in January 2018 were (back row, from left): Seán Ó Fearghaíl, Ceann Comhairle, Alice Mary Higgins, Catherine Martin, Fiona O’Loughlin, Ivana Bacik, Denis O’Donovan, Cathaoirleach, and Senator Gabrielle McFadden; (front row, from left): Meg O’Brien, Megan O’Malley and Evelyn O’Keeffe. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

This year marks the centenary of the passing of the 1918 Act which provided Irish women with the right to vote for the first time. Legislation passed (...)

Ciara Ní Cheallacháin’s installation ‘Fallen’ suspended from the ceiling of St Patrick’s Cathedral. Photo Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

In the summer of 2014, just before the beginning of the centenary of the first World War, the tree of remembrance was installed in St Patrick’s Cathed(...)

The Irish Times, October 30th, 1992

Academy Award-winning Irish director and screenwriter Neil Jordan has donated his personal archive to the National Library of Ireland. Among the ite(...)

Film director Neil Jordan in Galway for the World premiere of The Butcher Boy, 1997. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Academy Award-winning Irish director and screenwriter Neil Jordan has donated his personal archive to the National Library of Ireland. Among the ite(...)

The Irish Times, January 20th, 1995

Academy Award-winning Irish director and screenwriter Neil Jordan has donated his personal archive to the National Library of Ireland. Among the ite(...)

The Irish Times, August 31st, 1996

Academy Award-winning Irish director and screenwriter Neil Jordan has donated his personal archive to the National Library of Ireland. Among the ite(...)

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