Anne Marie Diffley, b. 1959
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Anne Marie Diffley, b. 1959


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Track 1: Her background and early education, and BA in History and Politics. Her first career with the Northern Ireland Tourist Board. Track 2: Her position in Trinity as the Visitor Services Manager, whose role is the management of the public areas in the College. Responsibilities include supervision of the Library Guards, also organising book launches and exhibitions. Track 3: The attractions to visitors of the Long Room and The Book of Kells. In the twenty years of her tenure, over ten million people have viewed the Book of Kells. Track 4: Her membership and contribution to committees for organising exhibitions. Track 5: The preparations and security in advance of the visit of Queen Elizabeth II in 2011. Other famous people who also viewed The Book of Kells. Track 6: The challenges and financial responsibility involved in maintaining a national treasure and the public areas of Trinity.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Trinity College, Dublin, Collection



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48 hours

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4.74 MB, 10.64 MB, 12.63 MB, 8.91 MB, 12.76 MB, 5.05 MB

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Administrative Officer, Library

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore