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ACAI newsletters from 1981 – 2012 are currently being digitised and indexed. Missing issues will be added to this page as they become available.

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No. 45 – Apr/May 2012

Gentle Reader – Sr. Dominique Horgan OP

Archival Visit to Rome – Mary O’Byrne OP

Carmelite Library – Fr. Chris O’Donnell

Benediction – Bon Secours in Ireland – Sr. John M. O’Keefe

Report from ACAI visit to Columban Archives – Alice Aylward

Clerical Succession Lists – David Crooks

Amateur Among Archives – Catherine Ferguson

 

No. 44 – Apr/May 2011

Gentle Reader – Sr. Dominique Horgan OP

Columban Central Archive – Niamh Collins

Newry Poor Clares – Sr. Joan McAteer

Talk at Launch of Landed Estates Website – Catriona Crowe

World Famous Craft – Teresa Byrne

Morpeth and Maynooth – David Kelly OSA

 

No. 43 – Oct/Nov 2010

Gentle Reader – Sr. Dominique Horgan OP

St. Angela Merici and The Ursulines – Sr. Margaret Mary

The Parochial records of the Church of Ireland Diocese of Tuam, Killala and Achonry – Brigid Clesham

St. Mary’s Diocesan College, Galway – Tom Kilgarriff

Methodists & Presbyterians in Galway – Rev. Dudley Levistone Cooney

Oral Archive Project – Marianne Cosgrave

Book Review – Sr. Honor McCabe OP

 

No. 42 – Apr/May 2010

Gentle Reader – Sr. Dominique Horgan OP

Blackrock College Sesquicentenary – Caroline Mullan

The Cross of Cong

Melleray – Fr. Uinseann Ó Maidín o.c.s.o.

Galway Poor Clares

Mary McKillop, The Black Dress

Handcraft in Convent National Schools c.1900 – Dr. Maeve Mulryan- Moloney

 

No. 41 – Oct/Nov 2009

Gentle Reader – Sr. Dominique Horgan OP

Quaker Faith & Practice – Christopher Moriarty

The Summer Course – Brigid Clesham

Another Perspective on the Summer Course – Mary O’Neill

Sampler of Mother Mary John Miley – Sr. Maris Stella

Book Review: ‘A Melancholy Truth, The Travels and Travails of Fr. Charles Bourke’ – Fr. Kevin Hegarty

Recessionary Reminder

Nano Nagle’s Ursuline Friends – Sr. Sheila Kelly PVBM & Sr. Assumpta O’Neill PVBM

 

No. 40 – Apr/May 2009

Gentle Reader – Sr. Dominique Horgan OP

The Servites of Benburb – Colum McDonnell OSM

Maundy Money – PerAlison Rooke

In Memoriam, Rev. Edward J Stirling C.S.Sp – Ignatius Curry C.S.Sp

The Last WORD – Noel Ruane SVD

Rev. Myles Rearden CM (1939-2009) – Rev. Thomas Davitt CM

The Nun of Kenmare – V. Rev. Kieran Waldron

Loreto Celebration – Sr. Paula Doolin IBVM

 

No. 39 – Oct/Nov 2008

Message from the Chair – Sr. Dominique Horgan OP

Treasures of Waterford Museum – Cecilia English RSM

Fr. Joseph Kennealy – Fr. Uinseann Ó Maidín o.c.s.o.

Holy Trinity Abbey, Kilnacrott – Killian Mitchell O.Praem

Annals, Reading the Future of Our Past – Sr. Teresa Delaney

Book Review: ‘The Protestant Missions in Connemara 1848-1937’

Treasures Lost and Found – Angela Bugler RSM

Trócaire Dé and Dánta Eile – Maria Goretti Ní Fhéinne

Presentation Convent, Lucan – Frances Crowe PVBM

ACAI Trip to Galway – Jacinta Prunty chf

 

No. 38 – Apr/May 2008

Message from the Chair – Sr. Dominique Horgan OP

Sisters of Our Lady of Apostles – Sr. Colombiere O’Driscoll

Spring Outing to Dublin Diocesan Archives – Marie Coyle fmdm

Speakers for the 2008 AGM – David Kelly OSA

Patrician Brothers Bicentenary – Br. Linus Walker

Church Unity Ceremony

Dublin Diocesan Archives – Noelle Dowling

 

No. 36 – Oct/Nov 2007

Message from the Chair – Sr. Dominique Horgan OP

Brigidine Bicentenary – Sr. Mary Dalton

Report from History of Women Religious of Great Britain and Ireland Conference, 2007

Gift of Love Linking Michael Collins to his sister – Sister Celestine

Obituary: Sr. Cabrini Delahunty – Sr. Mary Lyons

Report from ‘Confraternities and Sodalities in Modern Ireland’ Conference, Maynooth

Centenary of the Catholic Church of Cill Éinde, Spiddal

Callan to Canada (Sisters of Mercy) – Sr. Veronica Cassidy

A tale of two archives in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina – Sr. Marie Stella McKeown OP

 

No. 35 – Apr/May 2007

Message from the Chair – Sr. Dominique Horgan OP

Fr. Theobald Matthew: Social Reformer – Fr. Brendan O’Mahony O.F.M.Cap

Mapping the Heritage of Religious Orders – David Kelly OSA

Searching for an Elusive Lady (Anna Maria Murphy) – Brendan McConvery CSsR

Care of Church Vestments: Some useful guidelines – David Kelly OSP & Dominique Horgan OP

Civil Registration in Ireland – Eileen Crehan

Report from the ACAI Trip to Galway – Jacinta Prunty chf

 

No. 33 – Apr/May 2006

Message from the Chair – Dudley Levistone Cooney

Report from the Catholic Archives Society visit to Valladolid, 2005 – Dominique Horgan OP

By the Liffey’s crystal waters, the story of Maryfield, Chapelizod – Veronica Crowley SMG

The Benedictines in Ireland – Fr. Séamus de Vál

Report from the ACAI Jubilee Celebrations, November 2005

SMA Archives (Society of African Missionaries) – Rev. E.M. Hogan

Clogher Diocese celebrates St. Macartan

Book Review: ‘Ancient Books of Ireland’ – Mary O’Shea

 

No. 32 – Apr/May 2005

Message from the Chair – Dudley Levistone Cooney

Transfer of Church of Ireland Records from Wexford – Fr. Séamus de Vál

Regional Archives of the Franciscan Ministries of Divine Motherhood– Sr. Marie Coyle fmdm

Report from the Festival of Heritage and Genealogy, Galway, March 2005

Report from ACAI visit to The Allen Library, Dublin

Obituary: Fr. Thomas Raymond Barry C.S.Sp

Obituary: Sr. Angela Bolster (Sister of Mercy)

Obituary: Sr. Kathleen White (Presentation)

Obituary: Sr. Rita Dooney (Columban)

Book Review: ‘The Crimean Journals’ – Dudley Levistone Cooney

“The Convent in the Trench”: Mercy Order- Sr. St. John Enright RSM

Report from ACAI visit to No. 29 Fitzwilliam Square

 

No. 31 – Oct/Nov 2004

Message from the Chair – Dudley Levistone Cooney

James Joyce’s Sisters – Poppie – Fr. James Feehan

Bi-centenary of St. Clare’s Convent – Sr. Marie Feely OSC

Br. Hermes O’Connor – An Appreciation – Br. Stephen Deignan

Early Days in Australia (St. John of God Sisters)

Letters from the High Seas – Marcienne D. Kirk, RSM

A Historical Reminder: Thomas McDonagh – Fr. Edward J. Sterling C.S.Sp

China Calling – Sr. Rita Dooney

Editorial/Notices – Sr. Teresa Delaney

 

No. 28 – April 2003

Message from the Chair – Dudley Levistone Cooney

Book Reviews

Report from ACAI visit to the King’s Hospital Archives – Sr. Baptist Meany PBVM

ACAI Notices

 

No. 25 & 27 – October 2002

Message from the Chair – Dudley Levistone Cooney

Book Review: ‘Strands from a Tapestry’ by Sr. Mary O’Byrne OP – Dudley Levistone Cooney

The Bolton Library – Sr. Rosario Ryan

The Mary Aikenhead Centre, a Footnote – Séamus S. de Vál

Report from ACAI visit to Mount Melleray Heritage Cenre – Sr. Baptist Meaney

Summer Course 2002 – Sr. Cecilia English

 

No. 26 – March 2002

Message from the Chair – Dudley Levistone Cooney

A Tribute to the Pioneer Members of the ACAI – Sr. Marie O’Leary RSC

Obituary: Fr. James Dunne C.S.Sp – Caroline Mullan

Book Reviews

ACAI Notices

 

No. 24 – May 2001

Message from the Chair – Dudley Levistone Cooney

Report from ACAI visit to the Chester Beatty Library – Fr. Ciarán Sabhas, OCSO Roscrea

Report from ACAI Summer Course 2000 – Patricia Quigley SSC

Report from recent ACAI courses – Fr. Ciarán Sabhas, OCSO Roscrea

Obituary: Canon John Gahan – Séamus S. de Vál

ACAI Notices

 

No. 23 – Oct 2000

Message from the Chair – Dudley Levistone Cooney

The Pastoral Function of Church Archives – Linus Walker

Fellowship in Modern Archives Management – Sr. Agnes Gleeson RSM

The Care and Custody of Church of Ireland Parish Records – Dr. Raymond Refussé

Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History – Susan Hood

The Hore Collection – Séamus S. de Vál

Appreciation: Fr. Hugh Fenning – David Sheehy

Work in Progress at the Representative Church Body Library – Susan Hood

The St. Patrick’s Cathedral Archive, the Archivist writes – Kate Manning

An Archivist’s Prayer – Dudley Levistone Cooney

Bookshelf – Hugh Fenning OP

ACAI Notices

 

No. 22 – May 2000

Message from the Chair – Dudley Levistone Cooney

Report from the ACAI AGM – Edward J. Stirling

Waterford City Archives – Séamus S. de Vál

Talk: ‘A Servant of the Church’ – Dr. Raymond Refussé

Official Opening of the Allen Library – Noelle Dowling

Eneclann presents an Index of Irish Wills, 1484 – 1858 – Mary Smyth

Christ Church Documents Series – Dr. Raymond Refussé

History of Christ Church Cathedral – Dr. Raymond Refussé

Church of Ireland Resources provide Teaching Tools for Conservation Architects – Susan Hood

Report from ACAI visit to the Wesleyan Archives in Belfast – Penny Woods

A Moving Story – Linus Walker

Artistic & Cultural Hertiage – Mary Smyth

The National Bible Society – Dudley Levistone Cooney

Book Reviews

In Memoriam: Fr. F. X. Martin OSA

In Memoriam: Br. Dermot Hanley OH

ACAI Notices

 

No. 20 – May 1999

Message from the Chair – Dudley Levistone Cooney

Report from the ACAI AGM 1999 – Edward Stirling C.S.Sp

Findlater’s Church – A Dublin Landmark – Sr. Sheila Lunney RSM

Living Archives – Sisters of Mercy Ennis – Sr. Pius O’Brien

Renaissance at Mount Melleray – Uinseann Ó Maidín OCSO

The Nun’s Story, a Permanent Exhibition at Cavan County Museum – Mary Smyth

Research into the history of the Poor Clares in Ireland in 17th Century – Sr. Máiréad Fearon

Armagh’s News Library and Archive – Hugh Fenning OP

Diocese of Kerry Seminar: Críost 2000 – Uinseann Ó Maidín OCSO

Book Reviews

Report from ‘The Irish Palatines at Home’ weekend – Sr. Scholastica Stokes

 

No. 19 – Oct 1998

Opening Words– Mary Smyth

Report from ACAI visit to the Ulster Museum – Sr. Madalena Frisby RSM

The Allen Library – Noelle Dowling

Christ Church Documents Series – Dr. Raymond Refussé

RCB Parish Register Series – Dr. Raymond Refussé

Report from Spiritan Archivist’s International Meeting – Leo Layden C.S.Sp

Irish Religious Houses Heritage Association – Hugh Fenning OP

The Cardinal O’Fee Library – Mary Smyth

ACAI Notices

 

No. 18 – May 1998

Report on ACAI AGM 1998– Mary Smyth

Charity – Carmelite Connection, 1815 – 1876 – Sr. Marie Bernadette O’Leary

The Derry Diocesan Archive – Edward Daly

An Effective Congregational Archives Policy – Sr. Anastasia Taggart MMM

Catholic Archives Society’s Visit to Ireland 1997 – Margaret Harcourt Williams

Women’s History Project – Sr. Máire Ní Shúilleabháin

Report from the 83rd Modern Archives Institute, Washington DC – Sheila Kelly PBVM

Standards for the Development of Archives Services in Ireland – Mary Smyth

Report from ACAI visit to Hunt Museum, Limerick – Sr. M. Baptist Meany PVBM

Book Reviews

ACAI Notices

 

No. 17 – Oct 1997

Letter from the Chair – Ms. Marianne Cosgrave

Report on Training Day in Oral Archives – Sr. M. Baptist Meany PBVM

Report from Catholic Archives Society Conference 1997 – Sr. M. Baptist Meany PBVM

Congregation of Christian Brothers, St. Mary’s Province – Desmond J. Brown

Kildare & Leighlin Diocesan Archives – Linus H. Walker

The Celtic Monk – Uinseann Ó Maidín OCSO

The House of Mercy Baggot Street, its story from the records – Sr. Magdalena Frisby RSM

Women’s History Project

Report from ACAI visit to Kilmainham Gaol – Mary Smyth

Christ Church Documents Series – Dr. Raymond Refussé

Book Reviews

Specifications for Archival Supplies

ACAI Notices

 

No. 16 – May 1997

Report from the ACAI AGM 1997 – Mary Smyth

Report from the Society of Archivist’s Religious Archives Group Conference – Ms. Marianne Cosgrove

The Heritage Council: Seminar on Ecclesiastical Heritage & Survey of Churches in Ireland – Ms. Marianne Cosgrove

The Maynooth Mission to China – Bernard Smyth SSC

Report from a visit to Vatican Archives – Leo Layden C.S.Sp

A Voice from the Past – Linus H. Walker

Jesuit Letters to Father General – Stephen Redmond SJ

Methodist Records for Dublin – Steven ffeary-Smyrl

Association for Manuscripts and Archives in Research Collections (AMARC) – Dr. Raymond Refussé

Report from ACAI Visit to the Genealogical Office at Kildare Street – Verity E. Murdoch

The Pastoral Function of Church Archives, a Personal Reflection – Leo Layden C.S.Sp

Christ Church Documents Series – Dr. Raymond Refussé

Riverston Abbey, Dublin 7 – Dominique Horgan OP

Book Reviews

ACAI Notices

 

No. 15 – Oct 1996

Archives and Sacred Scripture in the Judaeo-Christian Tradition – Edward J. Stirling C.S.Sp

Achonry Diocesan Archives – Fr. Liam Swords

Archives of the Irish/Scottish Province of the Society of the Sacred Heart – Sr. Máíre Ní Shúilleabháin

What God Has Done – Linus H. Walker

Report from International Conference of Mercy Archivists – Sr. Magdalena Frisby RSM

The Cardinal Tomás Ó Fiaich Memorial Library and Archive – Fr. Patrick Campbell PP

Report from visit to Cashel – Sr. M. Baptist Meany PBVM

Report from the Society of American Archivists’ Conference – Ms. Marianne Cosgrove

Report from ACAI Summer Course 1996 – Sr. Marie Bernadette O’Leary RSC

Report from visit to the Chancellery Office, Rome – Leo Layden C.S.Sp

Report from Catholic Archives Society Conference – Sr. M. Baptist Meany PBVM

Book Reviews

ACAI Notices

 

No. 14 – May 1996

A note from the Incoming Chairman – Ms. Marianne Cosgrove

Being Church Archivists – Fr. Hugh Fenning OP

New Links Through Archives – Sheila Kelly PBVM

Archbishop Murray and the Famine – Fr. Hugh Fenning OP

An Open Letter to the Saints & Scholars in Erin – Linus H. Walker

Report from Workshop on Management of Electronic Records – Ciaran O Sabhaois OSCO

Report from ACAI visit to Franciscan Archive and Library – Fr. Hugh Fenning OP

Report from ACAI visit to the Archives of the Society of Friends – Cora Richardson HRS

Report from visit to the Archives of Rome – Sr. M. Baptist Meany PBVM

Archivium Hibernicum – Fr. Hugh Fenning OP

Report from Microfilming Workshop – Fr. Hugh Fenning OP

Book Reviews

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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