Both Boole and Brookfield BHSL Libraries have re-opened with the safety of Library users and staff as our chief guiding principle.
Please see our policies and important changes regarding re-opening here
Update from our Director of Library Services, Colette McKenna regarding Library Services During COVID Level 5 - Here
Edward Ledwich (1738-1823) was an Irish historian, antiquarian and topographer. The Antiquities of Ireland was started by Francis Grose but while Grose was visiting Ireland he did. Ledwich then completed the work which was first published in 1791. The second edition of The Antiquities of Ireland (1804) also included a collection of miscellaneous antiquities.
The Dublin Magazine & Citizen was first published in 1839 by Samuel J. Machen of D’Olier St. Later issues were published by T O'Gorman of 35 Upper Ormonde Street.
John O'Mahony edited Poetry & Legendary Ballads of the South of Ireland. Writers in the volume include Thomas Condon, Thomas Osborne Davis, Rev. James Delacour, Edward Lysaght, John Clarach MacDonnell, Reverend Francis Mahony, Richard Alfred Millikin and Edward Walsh. Songs included in the volume include:
From the late 19th century and through to the 20th century there was a revival in traditional Irish culture, be it in the Irish language as with the Gaelic League, in sport as with the Gaelic Athletic Association, in literature as with the Irish Literary Revival or in music wit the establishment of Feis Ceoil in 1903. All were closely linked to nationalism.