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Marsh's Library

In this episode of Talking History, we're finding out about the history of the first public library in Ireland, Marsh's Library in Dublin, from caged readers to a mummy discovered there in the 19th century. Joining Patrick Geoghegan to discuss are: Dr. Jason McElligott, Director of Marsh’s Library, Dr Janée Allsman, IRC Enterprise Partnership Scheme Fellow at the Department of French and Francophone Studies at University College Dublin, post-doctoral researcher who is working on French collections in Marsh's Library and also on the use of AI technology to examine this material, and Amy Boylan, Assistant Librarian at Marsh’s Library.

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19.00 9 Jul 2023


Marsh's Library



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19.00 9 Jul 2023


In this episode of Talking History, we're finding out about the history of the first public library in Ireland, Marsh's Library in Dublin, from caged readers to a mummy discovered there in the 19th century.

Joining Patrick Geoghegan to discuss are: Dr. Jason McElligott, Director of Marsh’s Library, Dr Janée Allsman, IRC Enterprise Partnership Scheme Fellow at the Department of French and Francophone Studies at University College Dublin, post-doctoral researcher who is working on French collections in Marsh's Library and also on the use of AI technology to examine this material, and Amy Boylan, Assistant Librarian at Marsh’s Library.


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