Month: December 2018

Printing the ‘Series B’ £5 Banknotes at the newly opened Currency Centre, Dublin, c.1976.
13 Dec, 2018

Celebrating Archives: The Archives of the Central Bank of Ireland

The Central Bank of Ireland was established in 1943 and is responsible for the management and regulation of the Irish banking system. It was previously the issuer of Irish pound banknotes and coinage, dating back to 1927 when it was known as the Currency Commission, until the introduction of the euro currency in 1999 and […]

Free UK Genealogy projects
10 Dec, 2018

Free UK Genealogy

Intro Free UK Genealogy CIO is the umbrella charity for volunteer-led transcription projects FreeBMD, FreeREG and FreeCEN. In fact, the charity sprang from the FreeBMD project, growing in scope and ambition to what it is today. It is our mission to provide free, online access to family history records. We support thousands of dedicated volunteers […]

6 Dec, 2018

Celebrating Archives: The John J. Burns Library at Boston College

Boston College, a Jesuit, Catholic University, was founded in 1863 and graduated its first class in 1872. John J. Burns Library administers Boston College’s special collections, including University Archives, and has achieved international recognition for the strength of its collections, most notably: Irish history, literature, and music, Jesuit Studies, British Catholic authors, Catholic liturgy and […]