Featured Transcriber: Clara McDonald

Born and raised in the sunny south east of Ireland (it’s more like the mildly warm south east, but that just doesn’t have the same ring to it), Clara is a twenty-five-year-old full time administrator and part time Early Childhood Education student. Aside from working and studying she can also be found performing with Wexford … Read more

Progress Update: July 2017

In July 2017 you transcribed 101324 characters in total. In July 2017, we welcomed 11 new users, bringing the total number of registered users to 1899. Currently 4148 letters have been uploaded to the system, of which 3449 are available to view and transcribe online. You can explore the completed and fully transcribed letters in more detail here. THANK … Read more

Progress Update: June 2017

In June 2017 you transcribed 102310 characters in total. In June 2017, we welcomed 11 new users, bringing the total number of registered users to 1899. Currently 3943 letters have been uploaded to the system, of which 3420 are available to view and transcribe online. You can explore the completed and fully transcribed letters in … Read more

Progress update: May 2017

In May 2017 you transcribed 56618 characters in total. In May 2017, we welcomed 27 new users, bringing the total number of registered users to 1888. Currently 3593 letters have been uploaded to the system, of which 3293 are available to view and transcribe online. You can explore the completed and fully transcribed letters in more detail here. THANK YOU All for … Read more

Progress update: April 2017

In April 2017 you transcribed 143778 characters in total. In April 2017, we welcomed 19 new users, bringing the total number of registered users to 1861. Currently 3589 letters have been uploaded to the system, of which 3290 are available to view and transcribe online. You can explore the completed and fully transcribed letters in more detail here. THANK YOU All for … Read more

Progress update: March 2017

In March 2017 you transcribed 203726 characters in total. In March 2017, we welcomed 16 new users, bringing the total number of registered users to 1842. Currently 3589 letters have been uploaded to the system, of which 3261 are available to view and transcribe online. You can explore the completed and fully transcribed letters in more detail here. THANK YOU All for … Read more

Progress update: December 2016 – February 2017

In February 2017 you transcribed 203726 characters in total. Between December 2016 and February 2017, we welcomed 105 new users, bringing the total number of registered users to 1826. Currently 3523 letters have been uploaded to the system, of which 3160 are available to view and transcribe online. Since our launch on 2 March 2016, you can explore the completed and … Read more

Progress update: November 2016

In November 2016 You have transcribed in total 117353 characters. We welcomed 56 new users in November 2016, bringing the total number of registered users to 1721. Currently there are 3300 letters uploaded to the system, of which 2939 are available to view and transcribe online. Since our launch on 2 March 2016, you can explore the completed and fully transcribed … Read more

Progress update: October 2016

In October 2016 You have transcribed in total 401140 characters, which is one of the highest numbers we have ever recorded. We welcomed 57 new users since September 2016, bringing the total number of registered users to 1665. Currently there are 3120 letters uploaded to the system, of which 2843 are available to view and transcribe online. Since our launch on … Read more

Happy 3rd Birthday to the Letters of 1916 project

The Letters of 1916 project was launched on 27 September 2013 at the Discover Research Dublin event and we’ve marked the project’s birthday ever since with an infographic to demonstrate how much the project has grown since 2013. (look back at 2014 & 2015) 2016 was a big year for the project given that it is … Read more