Last week we looked at the death certificate for James McCormack and discovered that there was a discrepancy in his age. His death certificate stated that he was forty years of age in 1916 whereas five years earlier the 1911 census records his age as thirty years, which means that he would have been thirty five at the time of his death.
Tá sé céad bliain ó bhí Toghcháin áitiúla na bliana 1920 ar siúl, toghcháin a bhí ríthábhachtach maidir le stair rialtais áitiúil na hÉireann.
Chun na himeachtaí sin a cheiliúradh, agus ó tharla chomh tábhachtach agus a bhí siad maidir leis an gcoimhlint chun neamhspleáchas a bhaint amach, tá Cartlannaithe agus Bainisteoirí Taifead an Rialtais Áitiúil coimisiúnaithe ag an Roinn Tithíochta, Rialtais Áitiúil agus Oidhreachta chun foilseachán a chur i dtoll a chéile chun toghcháin áitiúla na bliana 1920 a chomóradh.
This year marks the centenary of the local elections of 1920 which were pivotal in the history of local government in Ireland.
To mark these events, and because of their significance for the struggle for independence, the Dept. of Housing, Local Government & Heritage recently commissioned a publication from the Local Government Archivists and Records Managers to commemorate the 1920 local elections.
Dublin City Libraries open for 'Browse and Borrow'
From Tuesday December 1st fifteen Dublin City libraries are open for browsing and borrowing from Monday to Saturday. At this point of a phased re-opening there will be no seating for reading or studying, and users are encouraged to keep their visit as short as possible, and to use the self-service kiosks or library app to issue and return items.
Do you know anyone suffering with a mental health problem, someone in your family, neighbourhood or workplace. Maybe you have been stressed at a particular time in your life and needed help or were frightened, as someone you love presented as not being in their right mind. The truth is mental health problems are more common than we are prepared to admit.
Dublin City branch libraries closed temporarily because of Covid 19 but we are reopening and we operate a range of services. See below for details on where you can 'Browse and borrow', on our 'Call and Collect' service, our Home Delivery service for people cocooning and of course our online offering.
We have some great news for you! We have a subscription with TeenBookCloud, an online resource for our young adult library users. It's available online twenty-four-seven. There's no login, no downloads, so there's no waiting!
As a young science fiction fan growing up in the 80s I had two main obsessions - the big budget Star Wars films, which I’d seen many times in the cinema, and the decidedly lower budgeted Doctor Who TV series on the BBC.
There are a lot of books to enjoy from our TumbleBooks collection. Today, we have chosen ‘Mama, Do You Love Me?’ written by Barbara M. Joosse and illustrated by Barbara Lavallee. A child asks her mother if she would still love her if she did thigs like dropping things and even turning into animals.