By Dónal Ó Luanaigh
The National Library of Ireland Society is an association of ‘friends’ of the National Library established in 1969 to increase public awareness of the Library, promote its interests and support its staff and readers. This book is a history of its first forty years.
The membership has included some of the most significant figures in Irish life in the past forty years, most notably Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh (Chief Justice, later President of Ireland), Senator Michael Yeats, Professor Patrick Lynch, Professor John J. O’Meara, Dr Margaret Mac Curtain, Dr Muriel McCarthy and Fr J. Anthony Gaughan.
64 page illustrated paperback
4 colour and 25 black/white illustrations