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Digital & Open Scholarship News
Mon, 18 Dec 2023 10:05:00 +0000
In early November, I attended the first National Open Research Festival (NORFest: https://norf.ie/norfest-2023-programme/) a two-day event run by the National Open Research Forum (NORF) and the Digital Repository Ireland (DRI) at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin. The organisation and running were led by Dr Daniel Bangert, NORF’s National Open Research Coordinator, shortly before taking up his
Advancing Open Repositories in Ireland: A Survey and Strategic Recommendations for National Progress
Fri, 15 Dec 2023 15:59:00 +0000
The survey reveals fragmented metadata practices in Irish repositories. Highlighting the urgent need for national cooperation and standardisation. The goal is now to elevate Irish open repositories and align with European and International best practices and standards. Staffing disparities highlight the need for dedicated resources with recommendations for collaborative national initiatives and
Tue, 26 Sep 2023 09:43:00 +0000
The families of Owen Callaghan and David Flynn in Fallagh townland, just outside Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford, emerged from the Great Famine with their large farms intact. Owen had died by 1850, leaving his widow Margaret holding their 212 acres, three vacant houses, outbuildings and a valuable dwelling house, all worth £164, making them one of the strongest farming families in the region (in