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Portal to the Past: You’ll Be Surprised By What You’ll Find! The Special Collections Edition!

This is the final blog post in the series about the new wall design outside Special Collections & Archives. Over the last few weeks Emer, Emma and I have tried to dispell notions of what people think of may be … Continue reading

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1972: Ireland Votes For Change

On the 11th October 2017, Emeritus Professor J.J. Lee launched UCC Library’s latest exhibition 1972:Ireland Votes For Change.  The exhibition, curated by Emer Twomey and Emma Horgan (Archivists, UCC Library) marks the donation of the Neville Keery Collection to University … Continue reading

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A Printed Pilgrimage

In conjunction with UCC’s Dept. of Geography, the Irish Research Council and UCC Library an exhibition on Modern Irish Pilgrimage: Journeys of Belief and Belonging is on display on Q floor, UCC Library. This post is the second of two … Continue reading

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Curating ‘Journeys of Belief and Belonging: Modern Irish Pilgrimage’

The River-side welcomes this guest post from Dr Richard Scriven, Dept. of Geography on his experience curating the exhibition ‘Journeys of Belief and Belonging: Modern Irish Pilgrimage’  as part of his Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship.  To listen to … Continue reading

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UCC’s Special Collections on Shush! Sounds from UCC Library

Recently I was asked to record a segment about UCC Library’s Special Collections for a music & library radio chat show: Shush! Sounds from UCC Library. The show is hosted by Martin O’Connor & Ronan Madden for UCC 98.3 FM Monday … Continue reading

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Curating ‘Cervantes “Prince of Wits” (1616-2016): Life, Work Legacy’

The River-side welcomes this guest post from Dr Stephen Boyd, Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies on his experience curating the exhibition Cervantes “Prince of Wits” (1616-2016): Life, Work Legacy.’ I hope that this post which recounts and reflects on … Continue reading

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The Ó Longáin Family of Scribes & Their World of Manuscripts

To complement the Ó Longáin Conference recently held in UCC by the Department of Modern Irish / Roinn na Nua-Ghaeilge, material from manuscript and printed collections was selected for display cases in the Rare Books Reading Room in UCC Library’s Special … Continue reading

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