Tag Archives: Irish language

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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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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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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Lost at Sea: Thomas O’Brien Butler and RMS Lusitania

The River-side welcomes Garret Cahill’s guest post on Thomas O’Brien Butler and RMS Lusitania.  Countless users of the Special Collections in the Boole Library are familiar with the name ‘Tórna’, the pen-name of Tadhg Ó Donnchadha (1874-1949), Professor of Irish at … Continue reading

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