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RTÉ - The History Show - Budget Cuts and the National Library in 1915

Posted 18/02/2015

Myles Dungan speaks to Dr Conor Mulvagh, UCD, and Katherine McSharry, NLI, about the budget cuts that threatened to close the National Library of Ireland in 1915

The holding image shows the National Library building c. 1908 with a statue of Queen Victoria in the foreground (National Library of Ireland, L_ROY_09648)

Century Ireland

The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago.