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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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A visual window to rural church settings in the 1930s

A rare set of 27 lantern slides depicting various churches principally in the diocese of Leighlin, but additionally from the dioceses of Glendalough and Kildare, and one of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, has recently been transferred from St Canice’s Cathedral to the RCB Library by the Dean of Ossory, the Very Revd David MacDonnell.

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New Papers Fill Gaps in the Dublin University Mission in Chota Nagpur Collection at the RCB Library

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The 200th anniversary of the first performance of Handel’s Messiah, 13th April 1942

The relationship between the Church and Handel’s masterpiece was marked by a special celebration on the 200th anniversary of its first performance, on 13th April 1942.

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