The Irish Manuscripts Commission

The Irish Manuscripts Commission is committed to promoting public awareness of primary source materials and their importance for the history, heritage and culture of Ireland. The Commission is recognised nationally and internationally as a publisher of primary sources for the histories and cultures of Ireland

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Launch of new web resource for International Women’s Day

March 8, 2023

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2023, the Mná 100 Programme and the Irish Manuscripts Commission (IMC) are delighted to announce the online publication of a database of just over 20,000 sources for the history of Irish women from the earliest time to the end of the twentieth century. This web resource — available […]

Ireland Reads Campaign 2023

February 17, 2023

IMC is delighted to join in the Ireland Reads “Squeeze in a Read” campaign to get people reading in the lead up to the national day of reading on Saturday 25 February. Ireland Reads — organised by Irish libraries, publishers, booksellers and authors — aims to celebrate reading and all the benefits it can have […]

New Strategic Development Plan

January 12, 2023

Thank you to everyone who contributed feedback through our stakeholder survey which ran from the beginning of December until this week. The new Strategic Development Plan, which will cover the period from 2023 until 2027, will be published at the end of March and will be available from our website here. It is worth noting […]

Christmas arrangements

December 16, 2022

The Irish Manuscripts Commission office will close to the public on Friday 23 December 2022 at 12 noon and will reopen to the public on Tuesday 3 January 2023 at 10 am. Keep watching our social media channels and of course here on the News section of our website for updates on forthcoming publications. We […]