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"Hello Stranger" - Handmade Books by Primary School Students Make Acquaintance with the Long Room

On Wednesday, March 25th, the Old Library will be given the pleasure of hosting the Bookmark Awards Ceremony and exhibition launch, brought to us by the Trinity Access Programme (TAP). 229 more words

Long Room Library

The Secret of Kells

       This film was recommended to me in that “I haven’t seen it but I think you might enjoy it” way, so I didn’t really know anything about it going in. 286 more words


The Book of Kells

The Book of Kells is a stunning, elaborately detailed work containing the gospels. Handwritten typography is what makes the Book of Kells so unique. It is the calligraphy that speaks of the precision that the artists took while creating the work. 380 more words

Monastic Ireland

The Begorrathon: The Secret of Kells (2009)

Another amazing blogathon takes place this March: Reading Ireland Month, or, the Begorrathon – a celebration of all things Ireland in literature and cinema. I’ve been loving all the posts so far, which have ranged from excellent book and film reviews to… 563 more words


Book of Kells Spring Look: Celtic Swirls of Love or Straight Roman Lines?

Is it time for Celtic Swirls of Love to Replace Straight Roman Lines in Our Infrastructures?

In Copulating Cats and Holy Men: the Story of the Creation of the Book of Kells… 388 more words


See Ireland for Your Self & Soul: 16 How-to's & Whys from Cozy Book Basics


  • Stay for a week in a rural thatched-roof cottage near crystal-full Waterford, where Vikings set foot
  • Watch the Irish Sea fishermen toiling to catch seafood to replenish what you’re eating for lunch in the port…
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Designing 'The Secret of Kells'

Designing the Secret of Kells, by Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart, with a foreword by Charles Solomon (Trinquétte Publishing, 2014)

For historians and curators, the imaginative recreation of the past presents particular, but frequently unacknowledged, difficulties. 292 more words