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Tue, 26 Sep 2023 09:43:00 +0000

The O’Callaghans of Fallagh — and the Kerby Miller Collection

The families of Owen Callaghan and David Flynn in Fallagh townland, just outside Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford, emerged from the Great Famine with their large farms intact. Owen had died by 1850, leaving his widow Margaret holding their 212 acres, three vacant houses, outbuildings and a valuable dwelling house, all worth £164, making them one of the strongest farming families in the region (in

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Mon, 18 Sep 2023 09:20:00 +0000

Kanopy: Video Streaming Library

Kanopy is a video streaming library which provides access to over 10,000 films/documentaries in a diverse range of subjects. Kanopy covers a range of film genres including documentary, feature, foreign language, independent and instructional. New titles are added every month.Subject areas include:The ArtsBusinessEducationGlobal Studies & LanguagesHealthMedia & CommunicationsSciencesSocial

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Fri, 15 Sep 2023 09:18:00 +0000

Curating a Digital-First Collection: Prof. Kerby Miller's Collection of Irish Emigrant Letters

 In 2023, the University of Galway Library digitised Professor Kerby Miller’s (Professor Emeritus of History, University of Missouri) donated research collection. His collection offers a deep reading into the lives of Irish emigrants to North America and the development of Irish diaspora identities across more than 250 years. Phase 1 of making this important collection available to the public

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