Pop-Up tour of the Reading Room

Dublin City Library and Archive The conference room of Dublin City Library and Archive, 144 Pearse St, Dublin 2,, Dublin

Join the staff of the Reading Room as they guide you around the newly refurbished space and reveal some of the treasures of the collections - from valuable first editions by famous Irish writers to centuries old volumes from the library of Sir John T. Gilbert. You can also see Nelson's Head - from the...

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Archives – Deciding what to keep

Dublin City Library and Archive The conference room of Dublin City Library and Archive, 144 Pearse St, Dublin 2,, Dublin

Dublin City Archivist Lorraine McLoughlin will talk about preserving unique documents and materials, how archivists develop collections and what archives can mean to people and communities.

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Sarah Cecilia Harrison, Dublin’s First Female Councillor

Dublin City Library and Archive The conference room of Dublin City Library and Archive, 144 Pearse St, Dublin 2,, Dublin

  Sarah Cecilia Harrison, 1863-1941, was Dublin's first female councillor, elected in 1912, but failed to be re-elected in 1915, and another attempt to be elected in 1920 was also unsuccessful. An accomplished artist, her short career as a public representative is virtually unknown. Her championing of the poor and down-trodden on the city raised...

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