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Explore Cork in Books from The River-side: Cork City Libraries’ Publications

To tie into the themed display ‘Explore Cork in Books’ in this on-going series …from The River-side I’ve chosen publications by Cork City Libraries and selected a few items from their published works. Cork City Libraries Publications Cork City Libraries … Continue reading

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Banned Books from The River-side: The Tailor and Ansty

Welcome to the first post in a new series of blog posts: … from The River-side. This series will tie into the themed displays on Q floor of UCC Library and will focus on one or two items from Special … Continue reading

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Seachtain na Gaeilge: Irish Language Manuscript Collections at UCC Library

UCC Library’s Special Collections & Archives has rich Irish language collections including: The personal book collection of 20th century professor of Irish at UCC: Prof. Tadhg O Donnchadha also known as Torna. Items in Irish from the Older Printed Books … Continue reading

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Beggars and Artisans: A Cultural History of Cork’s Franciscan Friary / Images as Narratives: Mosaics in St Francis Church, Cork

Student Exhibition, MA in Medieval History Images as Narratives: Mosaics in St Francis Church, Cork The figural mosaics in St Francis Church depict different scenes, yet they are all tied together by the unifying theme of life. This is most … Continue reading

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Beggars and Artisans: A Cultural History of Cork’s Franciscan Friary / Styles and Stained Glass in St Francis Church

Student Exhibition, MA in Medieval History Beggars and Artisans: Styles and Stained Glass Architecture and iconography of the modern St Francis Church in Cork merge various medieval stylistic traditions, ranging from eastern Byzantine elements to western Gothic influences, which together … Continue reading

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Beggars and Artisans: A Cultural History of Cork’s Franciscan Friary / From Assisi to Cork: Architecture of the Modern Church of St Francis

Student Exhibition, MA in Medieval History Beggars and Artisans: Architecture of the Modern Church of St Francis Nearly four hundred years after the dissolution of the monasteries, the Franciscans in Cork saw the opening of their new church in the … Continue reading

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Beggars and Artisans: A Cultural History of Cork’s Franciscan Friary / A Lost Medieval Friary

Student Exhibition, MA in Medieval History Beggars and Artisans: A Lost Medieval Friary Historical maps of Cork city give a clear indication about the location of the medieval Franciscan friary. UCC’s Special Collections houses a copy of the Civitates Orbis … Continue reading

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George Boole: Academic, Author, Husband and Father

This highlights additional original George Boole material or Boole-related information that forms part of George Boole archives at UCC Library. Continue reading

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