We are delighted to have launched on 20 May 2013 in the Limerick City Library the first Romanian Book and Music Collection in Ireland with the kind support and encouragement of the wonderful friends and people from Limerick and the staff of Limerick City Library.

A special thanks to Mr. Damien Dullaghan, Limerick City Librarian and Ms.Dolores Doyle, the former Limerick City Librarian. Many thanks to the wonderful library staff: Julie Dalton, Fiona Ismail, Gráinne Keane, Mike Maguire, Marie Stakelum.

Also, many thanks to Ms. Margaret McBride for an inspiring reading of “The Legend of the Evening star” (Luceafărul) by the Romanian national poet Mihai Eminescu. To Dr. Matthew Potter for his introduction and parallel of Irish History to Romanian History and to Dr. Colin Quigley for introducing the audience to Romanian Traditional music.

We were delighted to have the Romanian Book and Music Collection launched by the Mayor of Limerick, Cllr Gerry McLoughlin and His Excellency, Mr. Iulian Buga, The Romanian Ambassador in Ireland.

The list of books available in the Romanian Collection at the Limerick City Library is:

No. Book Author Language ISBN
1 Ultima noapte de dragoste, intaia noapte de razboi Camil Petrescu Romanian 9789735915889
2 Maramures - Land of Forests Dan Dinescu, Ana Barca English 9789737887283
3 Fii Demn! Dan Puric Romanian 9789730115932
4 Cine suntem Dan Puric Romanian 9789731873039
5 Made in Romania Florin Andreescu English 9786068050027
6 Transilvania Florin Andreescu English 9786068050010
7 Ghid turistic Romania Florin Andreescu, Mariana Pascaru English 9789737887603
8 Romania - The Land of Wine Florin Andreescu, Valeriu V. Cotea English 9789737887788
9 Romania si comunismul. O istorie ilustrata Ilarion Tiu, Dinu C. Giurescu, Al. Stefanescu Romanian 9789731355283
10 Amintiri Din Copilarie. Povestiri. Ion Creanga Romanian 5948486009627
11 Padurea spanzuratilor Liviu Rebreanu Romanian 9789736757877
12 Ion Liviu Rebreanu Romanian 9786069221167
13 Marele Singuratic Marin Preda Romanian 5948486010067
14 Delirul Marin Preda Romanian 9789736697791
15 Morometii. Vol.1, 2 Marin Preda Romanian 9789737883858
16 Ghid turistic Bucovina Mihai Camilar  Romanian 5948374000477
17 19 legende si istorioare din Transilvania Mihai Dragomir Romanian 9789737331724
18 Proza Mihai Eminescu Romanian 9789737769671
19 Poezii postume Mihai Eminescu Romanian 9789734710324
20 Poezii antume. Editia a 2-a Mihai Eminescu Romanian 9789734710317
21 Luceafarul si alte poezii Mihai Eminescu Romanian 9789731352138
22 Mari povestitori romani: Cele mai frumoase povesti Mihai Eminescu, Ion Creanga, Ioan Slavici Romanian 9786066001533
23 Learn Romanian / Manual Limba Romana Pentru Straini Mona Moldoveanu Pologea. Romanian 9786068220062
24 Romania - Ghidurile National Geographic National Geographic Romanian 9786065392670
25 Scurta istorie a romanilor povestita celor tineri Neagu Djuvara Romanian 9789735028992
26 Delta Dunarii / The Danube Delta Radu Anton Roman, Catalin D. Constantin English 9788489183360
27 Fiul Risipitor Radu Tudoran Romanian 9789731245164
28 Biserici de lemn din Maramures / Wooden Churches of Maramures Teodor Baconsky English 9788489183407
29 Rough Guides. Romania Tim Burford, Norm Longley Romanian 9789736758485
30 Zahei Orbu Vasile Voiculescu Romanian 9789731244457

The following CDs are available in the Limerick City Library

CD Artist code 
Trailescu: Romanian Op Orch & Ch  Horia Bretan NI5513
Romanian State Po: Andreescu  Glazunov: Ruses Damour (Ballet) 8572447
Romanian Flutes Ensemble Crai Nou  SA141195
Romanian American Jazz Suite Sam Newsome: Lucian Ban  JARCD041
Romanian Trombone Concertos Webb (Trbn): Marc (Dble Bass): Traiect Ens  MSVCD92021
George Enescu Symphony No3. Romanian Rhap No1. Rozhdestvensky CHAN9633
Magic Bird: Early Years 1936-39 Maria Tanase RIENCD42
Ciuleandra Maria Tanase RIENCD35
Pan Pipe Dreams Gheorghe Zamfir 5518212
Beruehmte Opernarien Gheorghe Zamfir BM312376
Totus Tuus Pamieci Jana Pawla Ii Gheorghe Zamfir EPOL7292121.2
Lonely Shepherd Gheorghe Zamfir PHL822787.2
Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances Claude Helffer  HMA1951094
Romanian Gypsy Music Maria Buza: Taraful Ciuleandra EUCD2162
Rough Guide To Romanian Gypsies World Music RGNET1210CD
Art Of The Romanian Taragot Dumitru Farcas  EUCD1702