Diarmaid Ferriter Resigns From Board Of National Library

Prof. Diarmaid Ferriter has resigned from the Board of the National Library in protest at government policy on culture. Zoning in the specific there is no doubt that Ferriter is particularly incensed at a government proposal that the National Archives and the Irish Manuscripts Commission be merged with the National Library of Ireland. He accuses the government of being “intent on doing untold damage to the very institutions which are the custodians of so much … history”.

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