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New acquisitions

Have a look at all the latest books, music CDs and films in the Mediatheque:

Read the latest books by Doireann Ní Ghríofa, Melatu Uche Okorie, Ferdia Lennon, Eimear McBride Donal Ryan, Sara Baume, Keith Ridgway, Edna O’Brien, Billy O’Callaghan, Olivia Fitzsimons, Louise Kennedy, Sean Hewitt…, listen to the latest albums by Sharon Shannon, Lisa O’Neill, Lankum, Hozier, The Murder Capital… and watch recent films such as The Quiet Girl and The Banshees of Inisherin.

You can also borrow them from the Mediatheque to enjoy at home!
Come and discover even more ideas for new books to read and publications to study, on a variety of themes.

Selected themes

Sports and arts

While we wait for the 2024 Olympic Games, the Médiathèque has a special selection on sports and how they appear in the arts.
Read about their history, including about Gaelic games of course! Sports appear everywhere in arts and literature, like in Eimear Ryan’s and Adrian Duncan’s novels, and poetry as well as films and documentaries available in the collection.

English Agrégation 2024: The Northern Ireland conflict

The programme for the English teachers' Agrégation in 2024 includes an optional subject: 'The Northern Ireland conflict: towards an unfinished peace? (1969-2007)'

Whether you are a candidate or just interested in this complicated subject, you can browse the resources below - all available at the CCI's Médiathèque to learn more about "The Troubles".

Irish literature and censorship

"The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame." (Oscar Wilde)

A selection of Irish writers available in the Médiathèque whose books were banned, such as Edna O'Brien, John McGahern, Oscar Wilde, Liam O'Flaherty, Francis Stuart, Brendan Behan, Sean O'Faolain, James Joyce...

Literature on screen

Here you will find all the literary adaptations for the small and big screens available at the Mediatheque.

More than fifty films or series to borrow and watch on site.

Selection: James Joyce and Ulysses

2022 marked the centenary of James Joyce's masterpiece Ulysses. For a glimpse or a thorough look at Joyce's works, the Médiathèque's collection is your port of call and includes an Interactive Introduction: Joyce and the City

Resources on Irish Independence

In 2022, Ireland also celebrated the centenary of its independence. The Interactive Introduction and the Médiathèque's collection offer a wide selection of resources to understand this complex period.