Papers of Major Richard William George Hingston

Major Richard William George Hingston was educated at Merchant Taylor’s School then near London, and in University College Cork; he graduated as a medical doctor and entered the Indian Medical Service in 1910. During the First World War he served in the British Indian Army in Eas

Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

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J.D. White Collection

The J.D. White collection comprises more than 900 popular slip ballads printed in Dublin, Cork and Johnstown, mainly in the 1850s and 1860s, that refer to contemporary events including the Crimean War, crime and politics, and emigration. The ballads were digitised by the Library

Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

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Papers of Michael Davitt

The Papers of Michael Davitt is a collection of photographs, notebooks and diaries, personal papers, autobiographical writings, letters and pamphlets created by, for, or about, the great Irish republican and nationalist agitator Michael Davitt (1846-1906) held in the Library of T

Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

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Papers of John Millington Synge

John Millington Synge, playwright, poet, prose writer and collector of folklore, was born on 16 April 1871 in Rathfarnham, Co. Dublin. He studied Irish and Hebrew in Trinity College. He was also an excellent musician. With William Butler Yeats, Lady Gregory and others he helped t

Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

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Wide Streets Commission (1681-1851)

The Wide Streets Commission (full title ‘Commissioners for Making Wide and Convenient Ways, Streets and Passages in the City of Dublin’) was established in 1757 by Act of Parliament. It was one of the earliest town-planning authorities in Europe. The Commission’s original bri

Dublin City Library and Archive

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Irish Women at Work Oral History Project

This collection includes 42 oral history interviews focused on the working lives of women (1930-1960) living in three counties of Ireland (Cork, Kerry and Limerick). The women’s accounts are woven into the broader narratives of their lives extending from childhood to adulthood an

University College Cork

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Dublin Castle Tracts

The Dublin Castle Tracts are a series of bound pamphlets that formed part of the reference library of the Chief Secretary's Office in Dublin Castle. The collection was transferred to the Oireachtas Library in 1924.

Oireachtas Library

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Inspiring Ireland 1916 - Public Memorabilia

As part of the Inspiring Ireland 1916 project, a number of collection days are being held across the country and abroad, allowing members of the public to bring in documents, objects and other material relating to the 1916 Easter Rising and tell the story attached to them. Items

Digital Repository of Ireland

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