Tag Archives: Poetry

Black History Month from The River-side

To tie into the themed display ‘Black History Month’ in this on-going series …from The River-side I’ve chosen first edition poetry books by Langston Hughes and Colleen J McElroy from the James McAuley Collection. James McAuley Collection James J McAuley (1936-2021) was a … Continue reading

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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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“Ring Them Bells”: Father Prout and The Bells of Shandon

When listing archives even the smallest collections can draw you into the lives and works of the individuals who inhabit the material. Such was the case when I recently listed the Francis S. Mahony Collection. The collection consists of just … Continue reading

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National Library Week – Day 6

This Reading Life: Fergal Gaynor For each of the seven days of National Library Week 2015 the River-side blog will host responses from a group of seven contributors who were asked to nominate seven ‘formative’ books. The project is curated by … Continue reading

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National Library Week – Day 5

This Reading Life: Sheila Mannix For each of the seven days of National Library Week 2015 the River-side blog will host responses from a group of seven contributors who were asked to nominate seven ‘formative’ books. The project is curated by Fergal … Continue reading

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National Library Week – Day 4

This Reading Life: Raymond Deane For each of the seven days of National Library Week 2015 the River-side blog will host responses from a group of seven contributors who were asked to nominate seven ‘formative’ books. The project is curated by … Continue reading

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National Library Week – Day 3

This Reading Life: Paul Tiernan For each of the seven days of National Library Week 2015 the River-side blog will host responses from a group of seven contributors who were asked to nominate seven ‘formative’ books. The project is curated by … Continue reading

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National Library Week – Day 2

This Reading Life: Trevor Joyce For each of the seven days of National Library Week 2015 the River-side blog will host responses from a group of seven contributors who were asked to nominate seven ‘formative’ books. The project is curated by … Continue reading

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National Library Week – Day 1

This Reading Life: Judy Kravis For each of the seven days of National Library Week 2015 the River-side blog will host responses from a group of seven contributors who were asked to nominate seven ‘formative’ books. The project is curated by … Continue reading

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This Reading Life: A Project for National Library Week (16-22 Nov 2015)

Curated by Fergal Gaynor For each of the seven days of National Library Week 2015 the River-side blog will host responses from a group of seven contributors who were asked to nominate seven ‘formative’ books. The following text presents the … Continue reading

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