‘The Red Book of Ossory’ digitized and online

As efforts in the RCB Library to digitize and make available its resources to a worldwide audience continue, one of its most significant medieval manuscripts, The Red Book of Ossory (RCB Library D11/2/1) is now available for public consultation on the Church of Ireland website.

To accompany this significant digital release, the final Archive of the Month for 2017 takes a seasonal turn with Dr Adrian Empey’s analysis of the Christmas–related content of the manuscript, including the lyrics of no less than 25 songs related to the nativity. These, like much of the content of the Red Book as…

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