Quiet Please! Inside Dublin Libraries

Paper 328

Lecture – 2018

Author – Roycroft, Oona

Report by:Oona Roycroft

Synopsis: An overview of the development of the library system in Ireland from the 19th century followed by an in depth look at one person, Pauline Hanlon, who followed a career in the libraries from 1946 to 1990. This is followed by a look at some of the people who worked in Skerries Library over the years with a particular focus on Anna McMahon, Skerries Librarian for over 30 years.

Social history

13 pages plus one page of slides