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ESOF 2012 Dublin

The Euroscience¬†Open Forum 2012 (ESOF) is taking place in Dublin Convention Centre from the 11th to the 15th of July 2012. It’s aim is to promote the latest in science and technology of all sorts through seminars, workshops and debates. … Continue reading

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Closing Exhibition 7th-19th of december 2011

An exhibition of some of the conserved rare and historic books from the Derry and Raphoe Diocesan Library will be held in the Chapter House Museum of St Columb’s Cathedral from December 7th to December 19th 2011. This exhibition marks … Continue reading

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“Sharing Our Story”

Saturday, August 20 to August 28th is National Heritage Week across Ireland. To see what events are available in your area visit go here. As part of the week of events we will be opening our workshop up to the … Continue reading

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Book lovers find their perfect match in Derry

This article about my boss Jenny Jarvis and co-worker Alessandro Scola appeared in the Derry Journal today! I have copied it here to share…congrats guys! Published in Derry Journal on Friday 8 July 2011 13:11 When book conservators Jenny Jarvis … Continue reading

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A Plug

It’s been a while since I plugged another blog but one of my fellow interns has taken the initiative to start an ICON Interns Blog! So far there are only two posts but the hope is that all the other … Continue reading

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Peace Bridge

Well I know this is not directly related to conservation or this project but this weekend the Derry Peace Bridge finally opened for public use. Since my arrival to Derry in September 2010 I have been watching the construction of … Continue reading

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In the News

My co-worker Mary told me about an article on the BBC News today showing ancient sealed books found in a Jordan cave. They look pretty amazing, check them out here.

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