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Tue, 02 Jun 2020 05:13:26 PDT

Catalogue Improvements

Filters can help you find the results you desire more efficiently by removing unnecessary topics and subjects.  After searching the library catalogue, you can now apply persistence to all active filters in the "Active Filters" section. Before this improvement, persistence had to be applied to each filter individually. Instead of clearing only the non-persistent filters in the "Active Filters"

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Fri, 29 May 2020 04:34:58 PDT

Place Names in Ireland - do some digital travelling!

Place Name research: County Galway and elsewhere As a particular tribute to our friend and esteemed donor, the late Tim Robinson, who passed away on 3 April 2020 in London, this month’s Special Collections blog focuses on resources for research on place names in Ireland. Tim’s extraordinary multi-disciplinary approach to this aspect of his research is typified in a series of Index Cards,

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Mon, 25 May 2020 08:48:56 PDT

An April Wedding in Galway

On 30 April, 1901 a wedding took place at the Roman Catholic church in Castlegar, three miles from the centre of Galway City. It would, perhaps, have been unusual for that church to see such a fashionable wedding party, accustomed as it was to the more restrained and plainer outfits of its parishioners, most from humbler or middle-class farming families. The bride on this occasion was

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