Church of Ireland Home

RCB Library Notes

Library and Property Teams of the RCB Celebrate Brigid 1500

In a commemorative collaboration between the Library and the Property Departments of the Representative Church Body marking Brigid 1500, three standalone online illustrated pieces capture aspects of St Brigid through archives, books and fabric.

Ella Squire, Assistant Archivist RCB Library, tells the ecumenical and community story behind the restoration of St Brigid’s cathedral Kildare from the cathedral archives housed in the Library, seeing Brigid as a ‘powerful focus of unity’ on this link

Kate Byrne, Property Information Officer, RCB, examines the fabric and furnishings of the cathedral dedicated to Brigid from printed and property records on this link

Helen Crawford Walsh, Assistant Librarian RCB Library explores the value and variety of printed books in the Library’s rich holdings. For Brigid in Books go to  this link

Our use of cookies

Some cookies are necessary for us to manage how our website behaves while other optional, or non-necessary, cookies help us to analyse website usage. You can Accept All or Reject All optional cookies or control individual cookie types below.

You can read more in our Cookie Notice


These cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.

Analytics cookies

Analytical cookies help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on its usage.