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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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Eoin MacNeill Lecture pamphlets

August 5, 2021

Just a note to warn all fans of the Eoin MacNeill Lecture series that we are down to the last five copies of the pamphlet for Professor Eamon Duffy’s 2012 Lecture entitled ‘The Reformation and the Grand Narrative: the archive and the writing of the English Reformation’. You can still purchase a copy online here. […]

Eoin MacNeill Lecture 2021

July 19, 2021

The Irish Manuscripts Commission is delighted to announce that the 2021 Eoin MacNeill Lecture will be given by Ludmilla Jordanova, Emeritus Professor of History and Visual Culture at the University of Durham. The Eoin MacNeill Lecture provides an opportunity for an Irish audience to hear distinguished scholars from outside Ireland talk about the place of archives […]

Publication of Volume VI of the 1641 Depositions series

January 26, 2021

Today we received in the office copies of the latest volume in the 1641 Depositions series to be published — Volume VI covering King’s County and Queen’s County. Ordinarily publication of an edition is an occasion for joy, but today is a bitter-sweet day as the principal editor of the series, Emeritus Professor Aidan Clarke, […]

Service during current Level 5 restrictions

January 9, 2021

During the current Level 5 restrictions (January 2021) IMC staff are working remotely. Any book orders received during this time will be posted as soon as possible after receipt. We will email you when your order has been processed. Please check your Spam/Junk folder for order confirmations and communications if you haven’t heard from us […]