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Online release of the 1970s Church of Ireland Gazette editions in the context of new ‘Borderless Church’ presentation

The final Archive of the Month in December 2020 from the RCB Library is an examination of the 1970s through the lens of the Church of Ireland Gazette, the Church’s weekly newspaper, in conjunction with the online release of all editions for that decade – 1970–79 inclusive.

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Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

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A Republic of Ireland perspective on the 1960s through the lens of the Church of Ireland Gazette

November’s Archive of the Month from the Representative Church Body Library provides a further examination of the transformative decade of the 1960s on the island of Ireland from a Church of Ireland perspective.

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1960s editions of the Church of Ireland Gazette now available online

Archive editions of the Church of Ireland Gazette, covering 1960 to 1969, are now available online alongside a further presentation in the ‘Borderless Church’ series from the Representative Church Body Library.

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Lantern slides shed light on Belfast history

Responses to a request to help identify people and places in the RCB Library’s lantern slide collection have joined up historic street scenes with their locations in Belfast.

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‘Church of Ireland Gazette’ online digitization complete

1856–1959 editions now freely available online

The Representative Church Body Library’s long–term project to digitize and make freely available the complete run of the Church’s all–island newspaper, the Church of Ireland Gazette (in print since 1856) is about to be fulfilled with the addition of the remaining decades from 1950 to 2009 to the existing online search engine.

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Small collection of papers of the Hon Rt Revd Charles Dalrymple Lindsay (1760–1846) accessioned at the RCB Library

Since most Irish bishops do not seem to have left much in the way of archives, when episcopal collections do turn up, it is significant because it opens a window to their lives and works.

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Outreach in the midst of conflict: the Revd John Redmond in 1920s Belfast

Marking the 100th anniversary of the Belfast Riots, Prof Brian M Walker, Professor Emeritus of Irish Studies, Queen’s University Belfast, in collaboration with the Representative Church Body Library, Dublin, has produced a timely piece on the bridge–building contribution of one Church of Ireland cleric which is the online August Archive of the Month.

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RCB Library lantern slides: Irish International Exhibition 1907

Throughout this week, we are highlighting five themes from our collections. Today, we finish at the Irish International Exhibition in Dublin in 1907.

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RCB Library lantern slides: tour of Palestine

Throughout this week, we are highlighting five themes from our collections. Today, we’ll be taking a tour of Palestine around 1912.

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