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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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RCB Library lantern slides: a focus on places

Throughout this week, we are highlighting five themes from our collections. Today, we focus on places.

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RCB Library lantern slides: missionary work in North India

Throughout this week, we are highlighting five themes from our collections. Today, we focus on missionary work in North India.

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RCB Library lantern slides: a focus on people

Throughout this week, we are highlighting five themes from our collections. Today, we focus on portraits.

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Can you throw light on our lantern slides?

An online series from the RCB Library next week

Throughout next week, from Monday (13th July) to Friday (17th July), five themes from our collection will be highlighted on the Church of Ireland website, focusing on portraits, places, scenes from missionary work in North India, the Irish International Exhibition in Dublin in 1907, and a tour of Palestine (dated around 1912).

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Pandemic in Ireland one hundred years ago through the lens of the Church of Ireland Gazette

The RCB Library has commissioned the historian and writer Dr Ida Milne to produce a timely analysis piece on the influenza of 1918–1919 as viewed through the lens of the Church of Ireland Gazette for July’s Archive of the Month.

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The Diocesan Archive of Tuam, Killala and Achonry

The RCB Library is pleased to report that the historical diocesan archive for Tuam, Killala and Achonry has been arranged and listed, and the detailed catalogue has been published online for public perusal in conjunction with June’s Archive of the Month.

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