Médiathèque

Médiathèque

Over 8,000 items about Irish literature, arts, culture and history available: books, films, CDs, magazines... Do come and browse!

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Old Library

Old Library

Built between 1772 and 1775, the old library collection consists of almost 8,000 volumes comprised of printed books and manuscripts, half of which were written or published between the 15th and 18th centuries.

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Historical Archives

Historical Archives

The Historical Archives consist of some 19,000 records of the Irish College – building and collegiate community. Items date from 1316 to 1999.

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Online Catalogues

Access the online catalogues to search the contents of these three collections.

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Digitised Books

Have a look at the treasures of the Old Library, three beautiful illuminated manuscripts, as well as the 100 other digitised manuscripts and printed books.

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Useful Links

This selection of websites will help you find relevant institutions and resources for your research.

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Fellowship

The Centre Culturel Irlandais offers Fellowship bursaries to encourage research on its Old Library and Historical Archives collections.

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Online exhibitions

The exhibitions of books from the Old Library and from the Historical archives, based on the research of our Bursary Fellows, are now available online.

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CCI/Ecole Normale Supérieure Partnership

The Centre Culturel Irlandais and the ENS, situated close by on rue d'Ulm, have established a partnership which gives all ENS students special access to the Centre Culturel Irlandais and its activities.

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