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IMC Student Prize 2024

image of front of IMC student prize medal

Following on from the inaugural IMC Student Prize held in 2023, the Irish Manuscripts Commission will again award a prize of €1,000 in 2024 to a postgraduate student for editing a short historical document. Winning entries will also be considered for publication in Analecta Hibernica, IMC’s serial publication.  The original text should be an unpublished primary […]

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1641 Depositions Vol. VII Wexford

Wexford on a table, one opened and one closed

The Irish Manuscripts Commission is delighted to announce the publication of the seventh volume in the twelve-volume 1641 Depositions series. Volume VII covers documents relating to the county of Wexford and it is available to purchase here. While there are c. 140 depositions in this volume, the vast majority of documents for Wexford are rare […]

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Last posting dates for Christmas

As per An Post’s schedule for Christmas post, the last date for posting online orders for delivery to Ireland and the UK is 18 December. The last date for posting to Europe is 15 December and for further afield (including the US) is 6 December. Based on previous experience books posted later than this simply get […]

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IMC Student Prize awarded

Dr Elva Johnston and student prize winner Nina Cnockaert-Guillou who is holding her presentation medal

Dr Elva Johnston (left) and student prize winner Nina Cnockaert-Guillou (right) The Irish Manuscripts Commission Student Prize, established in 2023, offers a prize of €1,000 for editing an unpublished primary source (manuscript, typescript or transcript) of Irish interest, dating from any period. It is open to postgraduate or doctoral students within 2 years of the […]

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Launch of special issue of Analecta Hibernica

Analecta Hibernica No. 53 editors with the IMC Chair and Professor Thomas O’Connor who launched the special Decade of Centenaries issue.L-R: Dr Peter Crooks, Professor Thomas O’Connor, Dr Elva Johnston, Professor John McCafferty and Dr Timothy Murtagh IMC is delighted to report the launch of Analecta Hibernica No. 53: Special Issue – The fire of […]

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Digital Editions — New titles added

IMC is in the process of digitising all of its out-of-print titles. These will be made available to download through the Digital Editions located in the Digital Resources section of the IMC website.  To date 70 titles have been made available and the most recent additions to the service include the following: The letters of Katherine Conolly, 1707–1747, ed. Marie-Louise Jennings and Gabrielle M. Ashford […]

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“Reading the Unreadable” with Transkribus – Public lecture for Festival of History

Prof Anne Dolan giving the lecture “Reading the Unreadable – Ernie O’Malley’s notebooks” at 45 Merrion Square

On 7 October, as part of this year’s Festival of History, the Irish Manuscripts Commission held a lecture “Reading the Unreadable – Ernie O’Malley’s notebooks”. Members of the public were welcomed to this event in 45 Merrion Square where Prof Anne Dolan and Dr Eve Morrison presented their work on the transcription of Ernie O’Malley’s […]

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Ernie O’Malley’s Notebooks – Public lecture for Festival of History

Dr Eve Morrison giving the lecture “Reading the Unreadable – Ernie O’Malley’s notebooks” at 45 Merrion Square

On 7 October, as part of this year’s Festival of History, the Irish Manuscripts Commission held a lecture “Reading the Unreadable – Ernie O’Malley’s notebooks”. Members of the public were welcomed to this event in 45 Merrion Square where Prof Anne Dolan and Dr Eve Morrison presented their work on the transcription of Ernie O’Malley’s […]