Dublin Libraries and Archives of interest

There are many opportunities for research in medieval and early books in Dublin: 

The UCD Irish Franciscan Archives hold Irish and Continental manuscripts from the eleventh century, as well as a valuable collection of early printed books.

Trinity College Dublin Manuscripts and Archives holds a large collection of medieval manuscripts from across the world and Trinity College Library Early Printed Books houses early printed books.  See also Beyond the Book of Kells series

With a collection of over 25,000 early books,  Marsh’s Library is an eighteenth-century library preserved in its original state.

Edward Worth Library, Dublin is the collection of an eighteenth-century Dublin physician which specialises in medicine and early science, but also holds a fine collection of early modern typography and book bindings.

Royal Irish Academy holds a number of early Irish manuscripts, an Arabic medieval astronomical tract and a French Book of Hours among other holdings.

The National Library has a number of manuscripts from the 11th century on, many are Gaelic; there are a number of early maps

National Museum Ireland has a number of manuscripts, including the Fadden More Psalter (c. 800) discovered in a bog in 2006.

Located on the Grounds of Dublin Castle, Chester Beatty is a delightful collection in a beautiful space. It houses a diverse collection of manuscripts, early print books,
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