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 […]

Last dates for posting orders in 2022

December 15, 2022

The last postal dates for orders received through the IMC website will be Monday 19 December. Based on previous experience books posted later than this simply get stuck in the huge volume of material moving through the postal system in Ireland and abroad around the Christmas period. Any orders received after 19 December will be […]

IMC publications in 2022

December 15, 2022

As we reach the closing weeks of 2022 it is perhaps a good time to look back at the IMC publications which appeared in 2022. The primary sources made available this year have spanned the medieval period through to the twentieth century and included martyrologies, correspondence, censuses and merchant letterbooks. In February 2022 we announced […]

Stakeholder Survey

December 12, 2022

IMC is in the process of developing a Strategic Plan for the next five years. As part of this process we seek input from our stakeholder communities on our publishing and advisory remit. If you had the time to share your views you can participate in the survey here. The survey will stay open until […]

Eoin MacNeill Lecture 2022

December 8, 2022

The Irish Manuscripts Commission is delighted to announce the publication in pamphlet form of the lecture given by Professor Ludmilla Jordanova on 26 May 2022. Entitled ‘Intricate threads and bigger pictures: lives in archives’, this is the fourth lecture in the Eoin MacNeill Lecture series. In her lecture, Professor Jordanova considered the special case of […]