National Library of Ireland on The Commons

Here at the National Library of Ireland we look after the largest collection of Irish printed, manuscript, and visual material in the world, and our collections span almost 1,000 years of Irish art, culture, history and literature. We first started on flickr in February 2010 with a range of items from our Ephemera Collections. These printed items - originally produced to be almost as quickly thrown away - are invaluable as a means of gaining snapshots of different periods in Ireland's social, political, economic and cultural history. Though transient items, they're sometimes very beautiful to look at, occasionally fascinating, and often unintentionally funny...

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