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# library - Friday 29 May, 2020

Dublin City Council reveals most popular books borrowed during Covid-19 lockdown
# Bookworms
# Bookworms

Dublin City Council reveals most popular books borrowed during Covid-19 lockdown

May 29th 2020, 9:36 AM 26,263 Views 4 Comments

Man Who Didn’t Call by Rosie Walsh tops the list for e-books.

# library - Thursday 19 March, 2020

NFL offering Irish fans free access to Game Pass streaming service
# Library
From The42
# Library

NFL offering Irish fans free access to Game Pass streaming service

Mar 19th 2020, 5:25 PM 8,794 Views 4 Comments

The NFL are doing their bit to contribute to social distancing.

# library - Monday 21 October, 2019

Opinion: 'Dublin Murders shows how our obsession with crime stories is just part of the human condition'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Dublin Murders shows how our obsession with crime stories is just part of the human condition'

Oct 21st 2019, 7:00 PM 26,569 Views 24 Comments

Author Sam Blake explores how readers got hooked on crime stories – and why it’s no bad thing.

# library - Monday 16 September, 2019

Poll: Should libraries around Ireland open 365 days a year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should libraries around Ireland open 365 days a year?

Sep 16th 2019, 10:51 AM 23,795 Views 41 Comments

A new automated system is set to be introduced at Pembroke Library in Dublin.

Council plotting to open Dublin libraries 14 hours a day, 365 days a year with automated system
# Pembroke
# Pembroke

Council plotting to open Dublin libraries 14 hours a day, 365 days a year with automated system

Sep 16th 2019, 6:00 AM 13,411 Views 16 Comments

An initial trial at Pembroke Library in Dublin 4 could be rolled out around Dublin City Council areas.

# library - Monday 20 May, 2019

There's a familiar, spellbinding book atop the list of most borrowed from Irish libraries last year
# Public Libraries
# Public Libraries

There's a familiar, spellbinding book atop the list of most borrowed from Irish libraries last year

May 20th 2019, 1:38 PM 13,832 Views 8 Comments

Children’s books dominate the top 20 list released today by the Local Government Management Agency.

# library - Thursday 18 April, 2019

DCC forfeited almost €90k in library fines to boost memberships
# Mighty Fines
# Mighty Fines

DCC forfeited almost €90k in library fines to boost memberships

Apr 18th 2019, 6:20 AM 10,002 Views 9 Comments

Dublin City Council abolished library fines at the start of this year.

# library - Friday 29 March, 2019

7 more public libraries set to open seven days a week between 8am and 10pm
# My Open Library
# My Open Library

7 more public libraries set to open seven days a week between 8am and 10pm

Mar 29th 2019, 6:20 AM 22,095 Views 9 Comments

The ‘My Open Library’ service offers extended opening hours, seven days a week.

# library - Friday 18 January, 2019

Why you should try and visit your local library more often in 2019
# Library
From The Daily Edge
# Library

Why you should try and visit your local library more often in 2019

Jan 18th 2019, 8:00 AM 3,433 Views 0 Comments

Now that they’ve scrapped fees, you can go back without fear of judgment.

# library - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Poll: Right so, how many books do you own?
# The Magic Of Tidying Up
From The Daily Edge
# The Magic Of Tidying Up

Poll: Right so, how many books do you own?

Jan 16th 2019, 3:07 PM 4,241 Views 2 Comments

Just how many is too many?

# library - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Dublin City Council has scrapped all library fines - even if you have an outstanding balance to pay
# A Fine Thing
# A Fine Thing

Dublin City Council has scrapped all library fines - even if you have an outstanding balance to pay

Jan 2nd 2019, 2:21 PM 18,106 Views 20 Comments

The new measure kicked in yesterday.

# library - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Jimmy Magee's personal library of almost 1000 books to be auctioned off for charity
# Memory Man
From The42
# Memory Man

Jimmy Magee's personal library of almost 1000 books to be auctioned off for charity

Nov 25th 2018, 10:00 AM 11,459 Views 4 Comments

The Memory Man’s collection includes books and magazines from as far back as the 1960s.

# library - Monday 10 September, 2018

Dublin City Council to pay €45m to fund proposed Parnell Square library
# Cultural Quarter
# Cultural Quarter

Dublin City Council to pay €45m to fund proposed Parnell Square library

Sep 10th 2018, 2:19 PM 17,234 Views 31 Comments

That amounts to just under half of the estimated cost for the Cultural Quarter.

# library - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Council presses ahead with plans for multi million euro Dublin City Library
# On Track
# On Track

Council presses ahead with plans for multi million euro Dublin City Library

Jul 14th 2018, 8:00 AM 15,076 Views 46 Comments

It is expected the council will apply for planning permission later this year with plans to open the new library in 2022.

# library - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Poll: Should fines for returning a library book late be scrapped?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should fines for returning a library book late be scrapped?

Apr 12th 2018, 8:02 AM 16,122 Views 37 Comments

The government is considering proposals to scrap the late fines.

# library - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Late returning a library book? The government wants to scrap late fines
# National Library Strategy
# National Library Strategy

Late returning a library book? The government wants to scrap late fines

Apr 11th 2018, 10:15 PM 14,122 Views 42 Comments

It’s part of a proposal to increase the number of people using libraries.

# library - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Half a million books to be moved and €10m spent to preserve National Library collections
# National Refurb
# National Refurb

Half a million books to be moved and €10m spent to preserve National Library collections

Jul 12th 2017, 6:30 PM 6,198 Views 6 Comments

Current storage conditions put some collections at fire risk.

# library - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Colombian bin man finds book in garbage. 20 years on, he has library with 25,000 discarded books
# Spread The Word
# Spread The Word

Colombian bin man finds book in garbage. 20 years on, he has library with 25,000 discarded books

Jun 10th 2017, 8:00 AM 18,642 Views 21 Comments

From his first find of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, Jose Alberto Gutierrez has amassed thousands of books.

# library - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Here are the designs for Barack Obama's $500 million presidential library
# Chicago
# Chicago

Here are the designs for Barack Obama's $500 million presidential library

May 6th 2017, 9:00 AM 14,903 Views 48 Comments

The former US president wants the library to “create an institution that will train the next generation of leadership”.

# library - Saturday 25 March, 2017

11 memories you'll have if the library was your favourite place as a kid
# Reading Is Fundamental
From The Daily Edge
# Reading Is Fundamental

11 memories you'll have if the library was your favourite place as a kid

Mar 25th 2017, 3:15 PM 4,176 Views 2 Comments

Having fun isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card!

# library - Friday 16 December, 2016

Cork community library shut on 90 minutes notice is closed 'indefinitely'
# Mayfield
# Mayfield

Cork community library shut on 90 minutes notice is closed 'indefinitely'

Dec 16th 2016, 8:30 PM 13,157 Views 28 Comments

Politicians say they have been assured the library will reopen, but no date has yet been set.

# library - Friday 2 December, 2016

Book returned to Tralee Library 67 years late
# Slightly Overdue
# Slightly Overdue

Book returned to Tralee Library 67 years late

Dec 2nd 2016, 10:43 PM 17,311 Views 14 Comments

The borrower avoided a €1,200 fine.

# library - Friday 4 November, 2016

Oireachtas committee to investigate the funding of Mary Robinson Library
# Public Money
# Public Money

Oireachtas committee to investigate the funding of Mary Robinson Library

Nov 4th 2016, 1:28 PM 13,261 Views 36 Comments

The library is due to be built in Mary Robinson’s family home in Ballina.

# library - Monday 18 January, 2016

A library is sharing stupid questions people asked them before Google existed
# Pre Google
From The Daily Edge
# Pre Google

A library is sharing stupid questions people asked them before Google existed

Jan 18th 2016, 7:40 PM 12,051 Views 5 Comments

Tough times.

# library - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

A little boy ripped a page in his library book and wrote the cutest apology
# Bookworm
From The Daily Edge
# Bookworm

A little boy ripped a page in his library book and wrote the cutest apology

Aug 19th 2015, 9:18 AM 6,128 Views 4 Comments

Honesty is the best policy.

# library - Sunday 16 August, 2015

What does it take to become a children's entertainer? We asked one to find out
# You Do What?
# You Do What?

What does it take to become a children's entertainer? We asked one to find out

Aug 16th 2015, 10:39 PM 18,313 Views 12 Comments

It is not an industry for the faint hearted.

# library - Saturday 1 August, 2015

'Anti-homeless' spikes turned into bed and mini-library
# Defensive Architecture
# Defensive Architecture

'Anti-homeless' spikes turned into bed and mini-library

Aug 1st 2015, 8:45 AM 24,897 Views 59 Comments

What do you think about the idea?

# library - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Recognise anyone? These mysterious photos were found in a library today
# Mystery Girls
# Mystery Girls

Recognise anyone? These mysterious photos were found in a library today

Apr 29th 2015, 5:48 PM 26,282 Views 8 Comments

The RIA wants to reunite them with the family involved.

# library - Friday 20 March, 2015

Council libraries are using JobBridge for 'free labour', says Sinn Féin
# Ssssssshhhh
# Ssssssshhhh

Council libraries are using JobBridge for 'free labour', says Sinn Féin

Mar 20th 2015, 10:52 AM 14,281 Views 83 Comments

One intern said he was told almost immediately that there was no chance of a job.

# library - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Plans to merge libraries criticised as 'wholly shoddy and unacceptable'
# Read All About It
# Read All About It

Plans to merge libraries criticised as 'wholly shoddy and unacceptable'

Jan 25th 2015, 10:30 AM 13,193 Views 54 Comments

Will your county be affected?

# library - Sunday 11 January, 2015

18 libraries every book-lover should visit in their lifetime
# Spine Tingling
# Spine Tingling

18 libraries every book-lover should visit in their lifetime

Jan 11th 2015, 4:30 PM 26,071 Views 24 Comments

From Baroque masterpieces to stark timber and glass structures — these incredible buildings are certain to distract you from whatever you’re reading.

# library - Thursday 25 December, 2014

One day I was broke... then I got a call that changed everything
# Creative Spark
# Creative Spark

One day I was broke... then I got a call that changed everything

Dec 25th 2014, 5:00 PM 30,159 Views 3 Comments

Colm Keegan is the new writer-in-residence at DLR Lexicon library in Dun Laoghaire.

# library - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Student 'study-in' forces UCC to let people swot in library later at night
# Fight The Man
# Fight The Man

Student 'study-in' forces UCC to let people swot in library later at night

Dec 11th 2014, 8:46 AM 12,868 Views 28 Comments

Students had refused to leave the library for three successive nights – and it worked.

# library - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

What were the most borrowed books from the library last year?
# Must Read
# Must Read

What were the most borrowed books from the library last year?

Dec 10th 2014, 8:42 PM 22,456 Views 28 Comments

What a well-read bunch!

# library - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Students stage 'study-in' at UCC library over opening hours
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Students stage 'study-in' at UCC library over opening hours

Dec 9th 2014, 1:23 PM 11,810 Views 34 Comments

The students’ union president has said that studying at home simply isn’t an option for some students.

# library - Thursday 9 October, 2014

"How slowly... Love, Sam": Read Beckett's intriguing postcards to his friends
# Writing To Godot
# Writing To Godot

"How slowly... Love, Sam": Read Beckett's intriguing postcards to his friends

Oct 9th 2014, 8:15 AM 7,351 Views 0 Comments

Trinity has acquired the largest collection of Samuel Beckett letters ever for public sale.

# library - Thursday 4 September, 2014

National Library at 'critical point' due to funding cuts putting collections at risk
# All The Books
# All The Books

National Library at 'critical point' due to funding cuts putting collections at risk

Sep 4th 2014, 9:32 AM 5,405 Views 14 Comments

Visitor numbers to the NLI are up 42% on last year.

# library - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Here's who worried about prostitutes, thieves and riots in Irish cinemas in 1910...
# Hidden Ireland
# Hidden Ireland

Here's who worried about prostitutes, thieves and riots in Irish cinemas in 1910...

Aug 16th 2014, 5:30 PM 11,998 Views 9 Comments

Worries on the big screen.

# library - Saturday 19 July, 2014

This could be Ireland's library of the future - but why the controversy?
# By The Book
# By The Book

This could be Ireland's library of the future - but why the controversy?

Jul 19th 2014, 8:30 PM 44,636 Views 76 Comments

The Lexicon is costing €36.6m to build.

# library - Monday 16 June, 2014

Read 90 letters James Joyce wrote to his family
# Bloomsday
# Bloomsday

Read 90 letters James Joyce wrote to his family

Jun 16th 2014, 12:08 PM 5,727 Views 5 Comments

Spoiler: Lots of the letters were about Finnegan’s Wake. And they weren’t all in English. Classic Joyce.

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