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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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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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