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    Library Job Swop with Kildare Library and Arts Service, Local Studies Section, Newbridge

    Morrin, Olive (2015) Library Job Swop with Kildare Library and Arts Service, Local Studies Section, Newbridge. Libfocus.

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    On Friday 13th November 2015, as part of the Library Ireland Week Job Swop initiative, I spent a very pleasant and interesting day with Kildare Library and Arts Services - Local Studies Section in Newbridge. I was met by Mario Corrigan, the local studies librarian and later by James Durney Writer in Residence for 2015/16. James’ book Foremost and ready: Kildare and the 1916 Rising was launched in Naas Town Hall on the 20th November 2015. Mario invited me to view the Teresa Brayton Archive which was lent to Maynooth University in 2014 to mount an exhibition on local poet and nationalist Teresa Brayton. Later in the morning pupils from the local school attended a talk by Mario on their topics for Leaving Cert history. Mario and James advised them on the use of primary sources and also how to narrow the focus of their projects.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Dan Donnelly; Libfocus; Library Swop; Kildare Library; Newbridge;
    Academic Unit: University Library
    Item ID: 6671
    Depositing User: IR Editor
    Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2015 15:11
    Journal or Publication Title: Libfocus
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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