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Events: 17 June 2021

Join the King’s Inns Book Club

Join the King’s Inns Book Club

Do you like reading books? More importantly, do you love discussing your reads with fellow readers? Our Librarian and Dean are hosting a Book Club for students, members and the wider alumni community at King’s Inns.

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Library: 15 January 2021

Our City Our Books: an interview with our Librarian

Our City Our Books: an interview with our Librarian

At the helm of every library are the wonderful librarians who ensure that each building is a welcoming place. Our Librarian, Renate Ní Uigín, shared her love for books with the team behind Our City Our Books.

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Education: 11 November 2020

New Book: An Ghaeilge sa Dlí by Dáithí Mac Cárthaigh BL

New Book: An Ghaeilge sa Dlí by Dáithí Mac Cárthaigh BL

Dáithí Mac Cárthaigh, a practising barrister and the Law & Irish Language Coordinator here at King’s Inns, recently published a book titled ‘An Ghaeilge sa Dlí’. It is aimed at anyone interested in the role of the Irish language in the Irish legal system in Europe and internationally.

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Library: 23 July 2020

King’s Inns Library finds an interesting title while updating our catalogue records at home during Lockdown

King’s Inns Library finds an interesting title while updating our catalogue records at home during Lockdown

One project King’s Inns Library staff have been working on over the past couple of months while at home is upgrading the catalogue records for our collection of law tracts and trials as a single series.

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Library: 15 May 2020

Irish manuscript on the lives of saints from the King’s Inns Library was recently digitised by Irish Script on Screen

Irish manuscript on the lives of saints from the King’s Inns Library was recently digitised by Irish Script on Screen

Irish Script on Screen (ISOS) recently digitised another of the Irish manuscripts from the King’s Inns Library collection. MS 19 is an 18th work on the lives of saints bound in a home–made cover of cardboard and leather.

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Library: 05 March 2020

Les Ans du Roi – from Manuscript Originals to Printed Copies

Les Ans du Roi – from Manuscript Originals to Printed Copies

The King’s Inns Library commissioned Benjamin van de Wetering at The Ox Bindery to carry out some conservation work on our copy of the Les Ans du Roi Richard II.

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Library: 16 December 2019

King’s Inns Library is one of the participating institutions in the Beyond 2022 Project

King’s Inns Library is one of the participating institutions in the Beyond 2022 Project

King’s Inns Library is delighted to be participating in the innovative Beyond 2022 project which will create an open–access virtual reconstruction of the Record Treasury destroyed in 1922.

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Library: 12 December 2019

The King’s Inns Library acquired an unusual but beautiful addition to their collection

The King’s Inns Library acquired an unusual but beautiful addition to their collection

The King’s Inns Library acquired an unusual but beautiful addition to their Library collection on Wednesday 11 December 2019, when a signed copy of Bláthanna: Irish Spaces in Flowers was presented by the authors to King’s Inns.

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Library: 10 July 2019

King’s Inns Librarian appointed as President of the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians

King’s Inns Librarian appointed as President of the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians

Renate Ni Uigin, Librarian at The Honorable Society of King’s Inns became President of the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) in June 2019.

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Library: 17 April 2019

Special Launch Screening of Confinement, a short film by Trish McAdam

Special Launch Screening of Confinement, a short film by Trish McAdam

A timespace map across 500 years from Henrietta Street to Grangegorman, using digital animated charcoal drawings, the film is narrated by the imagined, irreverent voice of a dead artist friend, Tony Rudenko, voiced by Aidan Gillen, with music by composer Roger Doyle.

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