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St. Patrick's Day
People dressed up in costume during a St. Patrick's Day parade.
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Special Collections Reading Room at the University of Limerick, Glucksman Library
The Special Collections Library was established in 1998 and contains the University of Limerick's archives and rare books. The library contains over 25,000 books including the Norton collection of Irish printing and the Fr. John Leonard Limerick collection. The archives include estate papers, literary papers and political collections. Access to the Special Collections Library is by appointment and contact details are available on the library website.
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All Hallows College Archives
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Tullylough, Co. Roscommon
A crannog at Tullylough, Co. Roscommon
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Dublin slum dwellers, 1901 (Dublin City Library)
Black and white illustration of Dublin Slum dwellers in article entitled 'The Last of an Historic Dublin Slum' written by Mary Costello, photograph by Mrs. Charles O'Connor. The Lady of the House magazine, Volume XII, Number 143, Christmas, 1901, page 11.
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If you are living or working near construction, demolition or road repair, it could be damaging your hearing.
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An aeroplane trail
You can complain about aircraft noise to the specific airport.
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Fungi the Dolphin
The Dingle Dolphin named Fungi, has become a firm favourite with locals and tourists. The young bottle-nosed dolphin has been around our shores since 1984.
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My Lagan Love
Mo Ghile Mear
Down by the Sally Gardens
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MP3: Cú Chulainn agus Emer
eBook: Cú Chulainn agus Emer
Rack of lamb
Smith, Charles. The antient and present state of the county and city of Waterford. Dublin: A. Reilly, 1746
The Antient And Present State of The County And City Of Waterford by Charles Smith (1715-1762) was published in 1746 and is among the first significant histories of the region. Charles Smith aimed to produce a series covering every county in Ireland with fellow historian Walter Harris but the society funding the ambitious project folded in the 1730s. The work covers the history of Waterford from prehistoric times until the mid 18th century.
Waterford County Library
Allingham, Hugh. Ballyshannon: Its history and antiquities. Ballyshannon: Donegal Democrat, 1937
Hugh Ailingham's Ballyshannon: It's History And Antiquities was first published in 1937. Ballyshannon or Béal Átha Seanaidh, meaning "The Mouth of Seannach's Ford" straddles the mouth of the River Erne and many claim it is the oldest town in Ireland.
Digital Books | Donegal Cultural Services
W. B. Yeats, The Tower, London: McMillan And Co. Ltd., 1928
The Tower by William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was first published in 1928 . It contains many of the poet's best known poems such as The Tower, Sailing To Byzantium, Leda And The Swan and Among School Children as just a sample. The themes of the poems in the collection dwell on the elderly poet's angst about the decline of old age, his creative drive, missed romantic opportunities and nationalist disillusionment following Irish Independence.
Arts & Literature | Galway County Library
Bryan, Donough, The Great Earl Of Kildare (Gerald FitzGerald) (1456-1513), Dublin & Belfast, The Phoenix Publishing Company Ltd, 1933
The Great Earl Of Kildare by Donough Bryan is a historical biography of Gerald Mór. FitzGerald, 8th Earl of Kildare (1456-1513) who became the most powerful Irish noble in Ireland in late 15th and early 16th century Ireland.
History of Ireland | Kildare County Library
213 Fifty Years of Concessions to Ireland 1831 1881 vol 2
308 Kerry Archaeological Survey
135 A View of the Present State of Ireland
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