Launch of Irish Life and Lore 1916 Project

South Dublin Libraries Local Studies are proud to have been part of the creation of this important oral history endeavour by Maurice and Jane O'Keeffe.  Irish Life and Lore launched the set of interviews today, handing over the first copy to Dr. Sandra Collins, director of the National Library of Ireland. President Michael D. Higgins was present... Continue Reading →

Jacob’s Oral History Collection

The story of W & R Jacob's biscuit factory is the story of an indigenous Irish industry, one which celebrated 150 years of successful existence in 2001. It is the story of an industry which became part of the fabric of Dublin and, later, of Tallaght, and indeed of Ireland, through providing jobs and sweet... Continue Reading →

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