July 2011

by Honora Faul, Department of Prints & Drawings Café Joly here at the Library is currently showcasing a selection of images from our NLI music collections. Some depict early sheet music dating from the late 18th century, such as John Field’s rondo on the air Go to the Devil and shake yourself. Another sheet music […]

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by Eimear Walsh, NLI Manuscript Student Working on the ever-expanding Headfort Estate Collection, I came across the original Will and Kate love affair in Co. Meath of all places: an aristocrat who married a mere commoner! While today’s public may champion Kate Middleton, it took Edwardian society considerably longer to warm to her predecessor, Rosie […]


by Michael Seery, NLI reader / chemistry lecturer / local historian extraordinaire The problem with the Internet is that it’s really, just, very good. With a few keywords, I can easily compile several books from Google, a few useful blog posts and stack of journal articles that will keep the novice researcher in me busy. […]

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