Cork City Council A Cork City Council Initiative
Cork City Council A Cork City Council Initiative

ISL Interpretation for events

The winner is …

The 2019 CONUL Training & Development Library Assistant Award required entrants to submit a blog post on any library related topic.  Entrants could opt to blog about any aspect of their current work for example training activities they undertook; a development in their own library or an item in their library’s collection.  The prize winners and other highly commended entries will be published shortly on the libfocus blog.

Award winners 2019:

1st Prize:

Dabbling with the demonic:  Creating embedded learning experiences in the library by Emma Doran, Maynooth University.

2nd Prize:

The challenge of student engagement: a sloth’s perspective by Susan Murphy, TU Dublin – Blanchardstown Campus.

3rd Prize:

A fantastic photographic find: Countess de Markievicz by Saoirse Reynolds, NLI.

4th Place:

On the Road: Maynooth University Ken Saro-Wiwa Travelling Exhibition by Louise Walsworth-Bell, Maynooth University

 Highly Commended Entries:

 “Doing the Needful” -Language and cultural challenges in work at the Irish Social Science Data Archive by Ali Cox, UCD.

 Emergency Response: Learning from Disaster by Sarah Graham, Maynooth University.

 Health and Happiness: Wellbeing in Academic Libraries by Emma Devlin, Queens University Belfast.


Cork City Council are delighted to announce that they are providing Irish Sign Language interpretation for the following events:

Sat 17th August Cork Heritage Open Day

11am Vibes and Scribes Children’s book reading

2.10pm Tour of Cork Savings Bank (Lavitts Quay)

Wed 21st August Cork Heritage Week

12noon Talk on Terence MacSwiney in Hollyhill Library, Harbour View

To book a place on any of the events please email: