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Online Launch of The List of Church of Ireland Parish Registers - Posted on 03/08/2016
At a reception in St Audoen’s parish church, Dublin, at 6pm, Wednesday, 3rd August 2016, the Director of the National Archives, John McDonough, launched The List of Church of Ireland Parish Registers: an online colour–coded resource featuring live links to other relevant online resources.
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Reporting the Somme Through the Lens of the ‘Church of Ireland Gazette’ - Posted on 01/07/2016
Continuing to focus on the value of the Church of Ireland Gazette as a primary resource for historical research, the RCB Library, in collaboration with the Editor and Board of the Gazette, commemorates the Battle of the Somme this month with a focus on how it was reported through the pages of the Church’s weekly newspaper.
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Retirement of Librarian and Archivist - Posted on 30/06/2016
Staff of the Representative Church Body bade farewell to a longstanding colleague at a reception in Church of Ireland House, Dublin, yesterday (Wednesday June 29). Librarian and Archivist of the RCB Library, Dr Ray Refaussé, retired on his birthday after 35 years with the library.
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Tracking Parochial Families in County Galway: Local History Using Parish Registers & Gravestone Inscriptions - Posted on 01/06/2016
Local and family historians with an interest in County Galway will benefit from transcription and indexing work of surviving registers for the parishes of Killinane and Kilconickny, near Loughrea, together with other detailed information of local interest, released online in June’s Archive of the Month.
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Dr Hugh Weir Collection Presented to the RCB Library - Posted on 08/04/2016
Dr Weir’s original drawings, photographs and presscuttings of church buildings which appeared in the Church of Ireland Gazette have been presented to the RCB Library.
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