IMC is looking forward to the release of its new-look website. The updated site will be launched at the end of October and will be fully responsive on mobile devices. Watch this space!
Arnold Horner’s long-awaited edition of the documents relating to the work of the Bogs Commissioners in Ireland for the period 1809 to 1813 has now been published. Illustrated with 44 colour plates, this edition brings together information on the wide range of materials generated by the Bogs Commissioners who were charged with enquiring ‘into the […]
In 2017–2018 IMC sponsored an exciting project at the National Archives of Ireland (NAI) to look at parcels of material salved from the destruction of the Public Record Office of Ireland (PROI) in June 1922 A team of conservators at NAI, led by senior conservator Zoë Reid, carried out an initial survey of salved materials […]
Tonight the IMC Chair Professor John McCafferty welcomed an animated audience to the launch of The letters of Katherine Conolly, 1707–1747. Edited by the late Dr Marie-Louise Jennings (d. 2015) and Dr Gaye Ashford, this edition brings together many letters not previously known by historians. Launching the edition Professor David Dickson commented that Dr Jennings […]
On Wednesday 14 November the Irish Manuscripts Commission launched the latest volume in the Calendar of Papal Registers series. This volume – No. 23, Part 1 – covers the papacy of Clement VII. The volume, edited for publication by Dr Alan Macquarrie, was launched at a magnificent reception hosted by the Irish Ambassador to the […]
The Commission is delighted to announce the publication today of this edition of the letters of Katherine Conolly covering the period 1707 to 1747. The editor, Dr Marie-Louise Jennings, sadly passed away in August 2015 and the text she submitted to IMC before then was subsequently elaborated for publication by Dr Gabrielle M. Ashford. This […]
This afternoon a seminar took place to mark the 90th anniversary since the announcement in Dáil Eireann on 17 October 1928 of the membership of the newly formed Irish Manuscripts Commission. Today’s event kicked off with the launch by the Ceann Comhairle, Seán Ó Fearghaíl TD of the Irish Manuscripts Commission Strategic Development Plan for 2018-2022. To […]
Today, 10 October 2018 marks the 90th anniversary of the foundation of the Irish Manuscripts Commission. This is the date on which the warrant of appointment, laying out the terms of reference for the Commission, was signed by W. T. Cosgrave, President of the Executive Council. IMC is still delivering on the core objectives captured […]