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The Secret of Kells

Thursday night is movie night in my neck of the woods, and sometimes we want something short and sweet rather than a three-hour action blockbuster. That’s when a friend happened upon the Oscar-nominated… 611 more words

Film Reviews

Discover Research Dublin 2014

The Library is delighted to be a part of Discover Research Dublin Night 2014, this Friday 26th September 2014.

The Preservation & Conservation Department at Trinity College Library Dublin will host an open evening, providing an opportunity for visitors to come into the Glucksman Conservation Laboratory and meet staff and learn about the research, processes, and skills employed in the care of our collections. 323 more words


Pangur Ban

The other day, our group swung into Trinity College, Dublin, at the last minute to see the Book of Kells exhibit.

Last night, a group of us tramped over to my professor’s cottage to watch The Secret of Kells, a gorgeous animated film about the making of the Book of Kells. 68 more words

A Sandwich to Remember

I’m an unabashed sap. Really I am. I get choked up at sad movies and happy movies. I tear up even at the thought of the Miracle on ice in 1980. 1,653 more words

The Secret of Kells

One of the most unique animated features in the digital animation era is The Secret of Kells.  Made by the Irish film studio, Cartoon Saloon, it tells a fictional story about the origin of the Book of Kells.   558 more words


30 Days of Painting, Day 7: Celtic Knot

This month I’m doing 30 Days of Painting in order to get more comfortable with a brush. I’d love to feel confident enough to illustrate my stories for myself and my family. 130 more words


Unlockthepast 5th Genealogy Cruise- British Isles, 2014-Day 7, Dublin, Ireland

I woke very early as I was excited to be coming back to Dublin. We had visited this city some ten years before, and since then I had done extensive research into it’s history. 741 more words

Family History