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Dr. Neassa Doherty (Volunteer NLI Prints & Drawings Dept., 2012 & PhD Graduate, NUIG, 2015) & Louise O’Connor (NLI Conservation Dept.) In 1742, the Dublin engraver and printseller, John Brooks, advertised that a mezzotint print of Hugh Boulter would be printed on “superfine Royal Irish Paper” (see fig. 1). Brooks’ claim to use Irish paper for […]


by Nora-Jane Thornton, National Photographic Archive When asked if I would like to relocate from our Manuscript Department to the National Photographic Archive in Meeting House Square in Temple Bar, I was excited by the prospect, and when I heard that the work would involve a thorough stock check of our photographic collections, I was […]

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Farewell, John L.

July 29, 2011 · 3 comments

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by Andrea Bonnie, NLI Marketing Student Today marks our colleague John L. O’Sullivan’s second bite of the retirement cherry. He retired from An Garda Siochána in 2001 after 30 years of service only to spring back into action in 2003 when he joined us as a Science and Art Attendant. Regular visitors to the National […]