Strategic Development Plan, 2018-2022

October 1, 2018

IMC is delighted to announce the publication of its Strategic Development Plan for the next five years. The plan follows on from the previous strategic plan and commits to a publication programme that will ensure IMC’s place as the premier publisher of primary source material for the history or Ireland and its peoples. The plan […]

Analecta Hibernia No. 49 is published

September 26, 2018

The latest issue of Analecta Hibernia No. 49 has just been published. It is available to purchase here. This issue contains the following contributions: Aqua lunaris and Oleum solis: a copy of a manuscript by Richard Stanihurst (edited by Conleth Loonan); Interrogating Richard Boyle: The Savoy House Proceedings of 1599 (edited by David Edwards); The appeal […]

Culture Night

September 21, 2018

Culture Night 2018 and IMC members were on duty to discuss and explain the work of the Commission as well as some of the many and varied primary sources preserved in its editions. From the large format facsimiles of the early Irish manuscripts, to the late nineteenth-century court records of prosecutions for infanticide, there is […]

Dr Brian Trainor

August 24, 2018

The Irish Manuscripts Commission has learned with regret of the passing of Dr Brian Trainor, a former Chairman of the Commission (1976-1977 and 1987-1998). Dr Trainor died on Wednesday 22 August. As a former director of the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland and the Ulster Historical Foundation he was intimately connected with the worlds […]

Culture Night 2018

August 16, 2018

It is that time of year again! Culture Night will take place on Friday 21 September and members of the Irish Manuscripts Commission will be available to discuss hundreds of primary sources published by the Commission. Please do come along to see the exhibition of publications and listen to the short A/V presentations about the […]

IMC Annual Report for 2017

July 27, 2018

The IMC Annual Report for 2017 is now available to download as a PDF here. The Annual Report combines the Chairman’s report on activities in 2017 as well as the audited company accounts.

Calendar of Papal Registers Vol. 23, Part 1, published

June 29, 2018

IMC is delighted to announce the publication of the final volume in the Calendar of Papal Registers series. The volume will be published in two parts. Vol. 23, part 1 has been edited for publication by Alan Macquarrie. The Papal Registers preserved in the Vatican Archives cover the period from the 12th century to the […]

Launch of Neo Latin 17th-century epic

February 16, 2018

The audience that gathered last night for the launch of the 17th-century Latin epic Poema de Hibernia reflected the dual appeal of this manuscript source. One of the few complete Latin epics from the early modern period for Ireland, the interest in this source has been broadened by the scholarly translation of the text provided by Keith […]