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Great Celtic manuscripts resurrected after lost years

HE SPENT 27 years completing just 14 illuminated folios for the manuscript Leabhar na hAiseirghe (Book of Resurrection). But when the job was done, they were left for years lying forgotten in a drawer in the National Museum.

Now, after decades of obscurity, the great Dublin character Art O'Murnaghan - who died in 1953 - is posthumously enjoying a certain celebrity with the first public exhibition of his life's work.

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