Minister of State for the Irish Language Seán Kyne (centre) with Charles Dillon, editor of Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge (right) and Michael Peter Kennedy, president RIA  at the Royal Irish Academy, in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Manuscripts chronicling medieval Irish history, oral material collected with the earliest recording devices and a 1607 account of the Flight of the Ea(...)