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Further Desk Booking Slots at the RCB Library Available – Booking to December 2021 Goes Live Tomorrow (Friday 22nd October 2021, at 9am)

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The Cuala Press

A focus on the RCB Library’s collection of books published by the Yeats Sisters

For October’s Archive of the Month, the Representative Church Body Library has turned its attention to its extensive literature section, specifically the collection of some beautiful books published by Cuala Press during the 1930s and 1940s.

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Library to re–open gradually to the public through new online booking system

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Annotated Copy of the Electoral Register for Naul Polling District, Co. Dublin, 1893: A Glimpse of the Political Situation in a Rural Town in the mid–1890s

The focus for September’s Archive of the Month from the RCB Library is a unique item that gives a glimpse of the political situation in a rural town in Co. Dublin in the mid–1890s.

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The register of the Hon & Revd William O’Grady (1806–1859), Rector of Killinane 1836–59, and his successors: an unusual local history source

A rare and unusual source bringing to life a wealth of local and social history in Co. Galway is the Archive of the Month for August at the RCB Library.

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Online photographic exhibition showcases foundation ceremony for St Thomas’s Church, Dublin, in 1930

The RCB Library’s Archive of the Month for July showcases a remarkable collection of photographs depicting a service conducted for the laying of the foundation stone for St Thomas’s Church in Dublin in 1930.

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Archive of the Month forms part of Irish News centenary coverage

Thank you to the Irish News for including our Archive of the Month article – written by Professor Brian Walker – as part of its coverage of Northern Ireland’s centenary.

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The foundation of Northern Ireland in June 1921: two jurisdictions – one Church

One hundred years ago the Irish Border was created by the Government of Ireland Act, which came into law on 3rd May 1921. For the RCB Library’s second exhibition to mark this anniversary, Prof Brian M Walker – Professor Emeritus of Irish Studies, Queen’s University Belfast, and author of ‘Irish history matters: politics, identities and commemoration’ (Irish History Press, 2019) – analyses the lead –up to and foundation of Northern Ireland in June 1921.

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Click–and–Collect at the RCB Library

In light of the welcome news of some easing of restrictions, the RCB Library is pleased to announce the availability of our Click–and–Collect service for printed books.

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Marking the centenary of partition and the foundation of Northern Ireland through the lens of the ‘Church of Ireland Gazette’

One hundred years ago this month, the Irish Border was created by the Government of Ireland Act which came into force on 3rd May 1921.

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