We love to see the results of research carried out in Marsh’s Library. These posts give details of some of the fascinating discoveries made by our readers.
Sir Kenelm Digby, Pietro Bembo, and the contested origins of Italian
Maddock Research Fellow, Dr Niall Dilucia explores how annotations in Sir Kenelm Digby’s books reveal the...
The 6th Randolph Vigne Memorial Lecture, 2023
Smuggling, Stealing, Selling & Shooting the books of Dr Élie Bouhéreau A public lecture by Dr...
‘With Apologies for Troubling You’ : Marsh’s 19th- and 20th-century Librarians
Dr Michelle Johansen, Associate Fellow at London’s Institute of Historical Research, reports on her recent Maddock...
Daniel Cook explores our continuing fascination with Jonathan Swift’s satirical masterpiece.
Wide Horizons: 17th Century French-British-Swiss Networks
Dr Vivienne Larminie explores 17th century Europeans’ wide horizons and extensive networks. I arrived at Marsh’s...
Dr Ellen Scheible discusses her recent Maddock Research Fellowship exploring the idea of ‘Mother Ireland’ among...
Marsh’s Mathematical Marvels
Dr Cynthia Huffman explores the mathematical marvels in Narcissus Marsh’s personal collections.
Using Transkribus for your Research
A Research Methods Workshop by Dr Janée Allsman Saturday, May 13th 2023 Marsh’s Library, St Patrick’s Close,...
Know your Adversary: Dissident Books in Edward Stillingfleet’s Collection
Maddock Fellow, Dr Ana Sáez Hidalgo explores books in Bishop Edward Stillingfleet’s collection written by his...
‘Sacrifice to Heavenly Truth’: Tracing John Flamsteed’s History of the Heavens
Maddock Fellow Emma Hill tracks down the surviving copies of a pirated 18th century book
Inks & Skins: Investigating Manuscripts
Inks & Skins is a research project studying the material aspects of late-medieval (1100–1600) Gaelic manuscripts.
Recording injustice: Marsh’s rare French pamphlets
Maddock Fellow Dr Linda Briggs discusses the extremely rare French pamphlets she read during her recent...
Marsh’s earliest printed treasures
Sara D’Amico describes what she found among Marsh’s oldest printed books.
An Irishwoman on the continent
Maddock Fellow Dr Kristina Varade of City University of New York (BMCC) discusses the extraordinary travelogue...
A Nation Once Again
Dr Colin Reid, Senior Lecturer in British and Irish History at the University of Sheffield, discusses...
Women in the Benjamin Iveagh Library
Dr Nora Moroney tells us of some exciting finds in our library at Farmleigh House.
Fellowship on Eighteenth-Century Ireland
Joel W. Herman has been awarded the A. C. Elias, Jr., Irish-American Research Travel Fellowship for...
Benjamin Iveagh Library Award
Congratulations to Dr. Nora Moroney who has completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship on our Benjamin Iveagh...
Melmoth the Wanderer
Dr Tina Morin of the University of Limerick received an Irish Research Council award to work...
William Bedell, Venice and the Irish language
Eloise Davies tells us about her recent research at Marsh’s Library.
The Habsburg-Bourbon Double Marriage of 1612-15
Dr Bram van Leuveren of the University of St Andrews in Scotland tells us about his...
Swift and Georgian Dublin
Four leading experts on Jonathan Swift presented short papers on aspects of the great man’s life,...
Prof. Javier del Barco shares an example of the discoveries he made in Marsh’s.
A poem asking finders to return a book
As a student of librarianship in Leipzig, Germany, I naturally love to work with rare books.
A Fantastic Find…from 1489!
In this post, Professor Javier del Barco tells us of an exciting find he has made...
Lalla Rookh Bicentenary Symposium
27 May 2017 marked the two-hundredth anniversary of the publication of Thomas Moore’s epic oriental poem,...
Scholarly Scribbles: Isaac Casaubon’s Marginalia
Dr Nicholas Hardy of Cambridge University explains what led him to Marsh’s, where he made some...
Narcissus Marsh, the Theatre Impresario, and the Bolshevik Revolution
Olga Taranova is a journalist and translator living in Dublin.
Manuscript online: a Latin-English-Irish dictionary
Around 1743, the library paid £20 for this dictionary which links Latin, English, and Irish (Gaelic).
The Invention of Journalism
Andrew Pettegree’s talk on the making of the news is now available as a podcast
This intriguing book by Professor Brendan Dooley was launched in Marsh’s on Friday, 18th November 2016
Politics and Print in the Early Modern Period: Hebrew Books and the Christian Imagination
This round table session brought together experts on Jews and Christians in the Early Modern Period...
The Perils of Print Culture
Congratulations to Dr Jason McElligott, Keeper of Marsh’s Library, and Professor Eve Patten of Trinity College...