Ministerial visit to RCB Library

A €100,000 capital grant towards the digitisation of Church of Ireland parish registers was announced as part of a visit by the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Ms Josepha Madigan TD, to the RCB Library on Monday (10th September). This was the first ministerial visit to the Library and provided an opportunity for the Minister to view a number of original registers, the earliest of which is dated 1619. The funding will be provided as part of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht’s digitisation scheme.

Minister Madigan remarked: ‘I am delighted to provide funding for…

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