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Maynooth Library Easter Holidays Creative Writing Competition for Ages 10- 12 – Winning Entry

Maynooth Library hosted an Easter Holidays Creative Writing Competition for Ages 7-12 and was overwhelmed by the exceptional talent on display in the entries. The winning story from the 10-12 category is the immersive Fantasy ‘Spirit of Spring’ by Tiago aged 12 years old.  Spirit of Spring A long time ago, there was a boy… Continue reading Maynooth Library Easter Holidays Creative Writing Competition for Ages 10- 12 – Winning Entry

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Maynooth Community Library – The Robert Emmet Plaque

By Ciara Murray, Maynooth Library As you return to the library buildings you might notice the plaque on the wall of Maynooth Community Library in honour of the people of Maynooth who fought in Robert Emmets Rising of 1803.The 1803 Rising built on the work of the failed 1798 Rebellion and groundwork began shortly after… Continue reading Maynooth Community Library – The Robert Emmet Plaque