Photographs

by Pádraig Laffan, Vice-Chairperson of The Federation of Local History Societies The Federation for Ulster Local Studies and The Federation of Local History Societies and The National Library Project Have you ever thought how great it would be to walk along by the Liffey with your grandchildren and to be able to say to them […]

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by Aoife O’Connell, Catalogue Development Student The National Library of Ireland holds a number of historically valuable and interesting photographic collections. Perhaps the best known and most utilised of these over the years since its acquisition has been the Lawrence Collection. It was acquired in 1943 for the then huge sum of £300. The popularity […]

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History as the Sum of Our Stories by Avice-Claire McGovern, Librarian The digital age has caused a shift in our collective remembrance practices. No longer solely the province of professional historians, the great democratization of information production and sharing brought about by the world-wide web means that anyone can contribute to the patchwork of the […]

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