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‘Good Wishes for the Great Adventure’: The Church of Ireland & the Irish Convention, 1917

Previously hidden aspects of the Church of Ireland’s input and influence on the Irish Convention are brought to light in a new online exhibition.

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‘Episcopal visitations of the diocese of Meath 1622–1799’: The RCB Library’s Book of the Moment

The ‘Book of the Moment’ in the RCB Library is the latest volume in the Library’s Texts and Calendars series: ‘Episcopal visitations of the diocese of Meath 1622–1799’.

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Church of Ireland parish record collections more discoverable with online links to RCB Library hand–lists

The RCB Library has completed the latest phase of its work on the hand–lists of parish records in its custody.

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The Faith Journey of Joseph Blanco White

A rare insight to the faith journey of the theologian and writer Joseph Blanco White, made possible by the survival of an exchange of correspondence with Richard Whately, Archbishop of Dublin, 1831–1863, is the topic for June’s Archive of the Month at the RCB Library.

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Special edition of Irish Archives on the 1916 Rising features a hidden Church of Ireland story by writer Julie Parsons

The writer Julie Parsons has contributed an article based on and colourfully illustrated with extracts from RCB Library sources, in a commemorative journal.

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Headlines in April 1917: Further Focus on the Church of Ireland Gazette

Recognising the value of digitization for unlocking information from relatively hidden primary sources, further funding to continue the process of digitizing and indexing the Church of Ireland Gazette has been committed from central Church funds.

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Harry Clarke’s Unique Gift to Former Archbishop of Dublin

The fusion between books and archives is brought to life in the latest online Archive of the Month presentation from the RCB Library, the Church of Ireland’s library and archive repository.

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A Roof over Clerical Heads: Visual Insight to Glebe House Drawings

‘A Roof Over Clerical Heads’ is the working title of the new online exhibition from the Church of Ireland’s RCB Library, showcasing the Library’s small but significant collection of architectural drawings of glebe houses from various parts of the country.

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The Library Conservation Fund

At the start of 2017 in the RCB Library in Dublin – which serves both as the Church of Ireland’s repository of records and its theological reference library – there is focus on the Conservation Fund for its records.

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Please Be Seated: The Content of Church of Ireland Pew Registers

‘Please Be Seated: The Content of Church of Ireland Pew Registers’ is the working title of the final Archive of the Month presentation for 2016 from the RCB Library.

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