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# manuscript

All time
# end of days
'Horsemen and wild beasts': Dublin Apocalypse manuscript goes online for the first time
This 14th century Latin text has been held at Trinity College Dublin since the 19th century.
# on the shelves
These medieval Irish manuscripts are to be made public for the first time
TCD received the funding for the special preservation work from Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
# Bloomsday
Read 90 letters James Joyce wrote to his family
Spoiler: Lots of the letters were about Finnegan’s Wake. And they weren’t all in English. Classic Joyce.
# annals of inisfallen
Govt to ask for 900-year-old manuscript back from Oxford University
The Annals of Inisfallen – written in 1092 – have been on display in the Bodleian Library.
# Samuel Beckett
Original manuscript of Samuel Beckett's first novel for sale
The handwritten rough draft of the modernist writer’s first novel – described as “one of the most important 20th century working manuscripts” – is expected to fetch up to €1.4 million.
# paws for thought
PIC: Cats… ruining people’s lives since the 15th century
This is why they can’t have nice things.
# manuscript
Ancient 'bog prayerbook' to go on public display
The Faddan More Psalter – a 1,200-year-old decorated manuscript of “international importance” – is evidence of contact between Ireland and the Mediterranean region over one thousand years ago, say experts.
# James Joyce
Rare James Joyce letter to go under the hammer
The letter from Joyce to his friend, Italian writer Carlo Linati, sees the frustrated Irishman decry the censorship of his books.
# Enid Blyton
Golly gosh! Lost book written by Enid Blyton found in archive
The book, that tells the story of a caravan with a mind of its own, might well be worth lashings of euro.