Trinity College warned Notre Dame cathedral-style fire could destroy Book of Kells

Ireland“Trinity College warned of the risk of a fire like that which struck Paris’ Notre Dame cathedral in an application for €25m in Government funding to redevelop their historic Old Library. They said a ‘litany of destructive fires’ at historic buildings around the world illustrated the risks of deterioration and damage to the library, which houses the Book of Kells …” (more)

[Ken Foxe, Independent, 6 August]

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