Irish Script on Screen - Irish Manuscript Archive

October 4, 2023

Irish Script on Screen (ISOS) is a fantastic resource that allows you to explore high quality scanned images of Irish manuscripts.

This collection of beautifully ornate manuscripts can be viewed in their original conditions as the scribe wrote them, frozen digitally and made freely available online thanks to the work of the School of Celtic Studies and the Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies.


All the manuscripts relate to Irish culture in some way. They represent a key aspect of Irish heritage and remind us of its intellectual contributions to the World. 


The archive is made up of manuscripts from a series of collections and libraries, both public and private, including that of the Royal Irish Academy, the School of Celtic Studies, Trinity College Dublin, and a number of international institutions. 



View the whole list and start browsing the collection of Irish manuscripts here:
Irish Script on Screen (ISOS) Collections


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