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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:26:37 PDT

"Outside the Walls": Research in the Community Seminar hosted by Special Collections, Hardiman Library,  NUI, Galway Thursday, 6 April, 14.45-17.00  Hardiman Research Building, G011 Speakers: Marie Mannion, (County Galway Heritage Officer), Prof. Noel Wilkins, (Galway Archaeological & Historical Society), Professor Gerry Jennings (Western Family History Association), Dr. Christy

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:18:43 PDT

3 Database Trials End Soon

The following database trials will expire on Friday, 31 March:   Electronic Enlightenment Kanopy (online films and documentaries) Travel Writing, Spectacle and World History   These resources can be accessed via the database trials page. Please complete the database trial feedback form provided for each resource of interest. Collection Development

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:43:43 PDT

Martin McGuinness - In Conflict and Peace: From the Archives

The recent stepping away from active political life by Martin McGuinness and from his role as Deputy First Minister, signalled a polemic shift in the political landscape in Northern Ireland, His passing today, aged 66, has further intensified the consideration of his life and role in Northern Ireland, and his journey from conflict to peace, over many decades.The perhaps unknown role that Martin

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