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Launch of the Virtual Treasury of Ireland

Posted on: 27 June 2022

Linda Doyle watching digital screen presentation of the virtual treasury with Taoiseach Micheal Martin and Minister Catherine Martin
A demonstration of the new Virtual Treasury being presented to Provost Linda Doyle, Taoiseach Micheál Martin, and Minister Catherine Martin at Dublin Castle.

Linda joined Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Minister Catherine Martin in Dublin Castle for the launch of a digital reconstruction of the Public Record Office, which was destroyed by fire at the beginning of the Civil War in 1922.

Visit the Virtual Record Treasury of Ireland.

This stunning piece of work, which combines history with technology, resulted from a collaboration involving the Trinity library team, and brilliant researchers from across the arts, humanities and STEM.

Watch RTÉ news report here.