The Milltown Collection was part of the library of the Earls of Milltown at Russborough House, Co. Wicklow. It was originally part of a larger collection donated to the National Gallery of Ireland but was transferred to the Oireachtas Library on long loan in 1923.
The Grimsby Convent Collection was donated to the Oireachtas Library in 1923 by St. Anthony’s Convent of the Sisters of Peace, at Grimsby. It is identified as the remainder of the library belonging to the ‘Nun of Kenmare’, Margaret Anna Cusack.
This collection was purchased by the Oireachtas Library in 1923 at an auction for the FitzGerald estate at Corrigan, Co. Clare.
Collection of works by Professor David Beers Quinn.
Published works from the library of Cardinal Cahal Daly.
Historic library from the Belfast Medical Society.
Street directories for Belfast and Northern Ireland.
A collection of rare and unique Russian language items, from the late 19th century until late 20th century.
In addition to this collection, there is a small collection of Russian language items by commonly known authors on Floor 2 of the McClay Library.
Kathy D'Arcy writes on her essay about poet Rhoda Coghill. The paper was initially presented at the 'Missing Voices' seminar hosted by Poetry Ireland, Parnell Square, and later withdrawn from a book associated with the seminar. The paper is reproduced in toto in The Honest Ulsterman Magazine (Editio...
Lucy Collins is Associate Professor of English at University College Dublin. Books include Poetry by Women in Ireland: A Critical Anthology 1870–1970 (2012) and a monograph, Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Memory and Estrangement (2015), both from Liverpool University Press. She has published widely...
Obituaries and tributes to Eavan Boland (1944-2020)
A collation of national and international coverage of the death of Eavan Boland (1944-2020). This archive contains formal obituaries, tributes, and essays placing Eavan Boland in Irish literary history, and it contextualises her struggle to bring ...
Keywords: Field Theory, Irish Studies, Gender, Periodical Studies, Twentieth Century Contemporary Poetry
“Periodical Codes: ‘Centre’, ‘Margin’ and Gender in Poetry Ireland Review during the early 1980s”
by Laura Loftus (4th Annual Postgraduate Conference, Prague, 2018)
A series on Irish Research pioneers from The Irish Women's Writing (1880-1920) Network.
Gerardine Meaney Interview (Interview 6)
Margaret Kelleher Interview (Interview 7)
Online URL: https://irishw...
Irish Women Writing (1880-1920) Network.
Research Pioneers in Irish Women’s Writing: An Interview Series conducted by Anna Pilz & Whitney Standlee,
Since the 1990s, scholarship on Irish women’s writing has made some significant strides in recovering forgotten authors and texts. Thanks to pioneeri...
Martin Doyle of the Irish Times responds to the MEAS report on Gender, Race and Publishers Irish Times Poetry Reviews 2013-2018.
A miracle, not a crime: gender balance, race and poetry in The Irish Times
“After spending a long time looking at the figures,” wrote Anne Enright in he...
On foot of the Irish Times response to the above linked MEAS report at URL http://www.rascal.ac.uk/institutions/fired-irish-women-poets-and-canon/mira...
For some years Billy has been collating and logging the work of Irish women poets
Bio: Billy Mills was born D...
MEAS is a new organisation set up to monitor and report on equality in the arts sector in Ireland, with a particular focus on the literary arts.
We gather quantitative data and prepare annual reports for stakeholders and interested parties to provide an accurate account of the literary landscape in...
Maps of the Escheated Counties of Ireland (c. 1602-1610) is a collection of 31 facsimiles of early 17th Century maps of Ireland.
The Hibernia Regnum Map Collection contains 289 facsimiles of the Down Survey of the Baronies of Ireland, 1655-1659.
The Ewart Map Collection (c. 1567-1896) is a collection of 168 original maps and facsimiles of printed and manuscript maps of Ireland.
The Jewish Gazette is an Irish monthly journal, published from January to December 1933 and February 1934.
The Belfast Jewish Record is described in the first issue in 1954 as a 'communal magazine'. The editorial also states:
"The Record should become the platform from which the ecclesiastical and lay leaders of the community can issue important announcements, and which will be at the same time a tribun...
A 17th Century manuscript estate map for Ballingarry, Slieveardagh, Co. Tipperary.
This is a small collection of local interest private acts of parliament ranging from 1695 to 1905. An individual (wealthy, influential and of course male) who for example wanted a divorce or who wanted to undo some family arrangement about property had to finance a private act of parliament to achie...
This is a large collection of mainly 19th century estate material, rentals and maps of the Cole Bowen family based in Cork (Bowen’s Court, Co. Cork). However the bulk of their land was in Tipperary amounting to around 5,000 acres.
This is a collection of family and estate papers from the Murphys of Ballinamona.
A collection of GAA scrapbooks put together by Sam Melbourne over a forty year period.
Nodstown National School records from 1841 - 1987
A miscellaneous collection of records and documents relating to Lough Derg Yacht Club founded 1836.The collection includes minute books, accounts, regatta programmes and books, members lists, general correspondence, a short history of the club, lease and building & club improvements.
A large colle...
This is a large collection of papers relating to the Bagwell family of Tipperary. It relates entirely to estate matters from the 17th century Butler Ormonde interest to the end of the 20th century when the Bagwell connection with Clonmel finally ended.
A collection of records from Tipperary Poor Law Unions. Mainly minute and rate books.
Fired! Bibliography collated by Laura Loftus.
Bertram, Vicki. Gendering Poetry: Men and Women Poets. Pandora Press. 2004.
Bhreathnach-Lynch, Sighle, ‘Landscape, Space, and Gender: Their Role in the Construction of Female Identity in Newly-Independent Ireland’, Canadian Women’s Studies is, vol . ...
Published / Digitised / Open Access / Jacket2 Magazine
Now I am a tower of Darkness; Emerging genealogies by Walt Hunter
Jacket2 Magazine URL: https://jacket2.org/commentary/now-i-am-tower-darkness
Walt Hunter is assistant professor of world literature at Clemson University and visiting lecturer...
Files for Darcy 'Works Cited ': The Pledge: Critical Works Cited, Published, The Pledge (Website, 2017)
Works cited in Preamble to the Pledge: URL: https://thepledgearchived.home.blog/
A list of critical works and articles related to...
Poetry by Women in Ireland: A Critical Anthology 1870–1970 edited by Dr Lucy Collins
Copyright Date: 2012
Published by: Liverpool University Press
Restricted access via JSTOR: https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt1gn6dkq
MLA: Collins, Lucy, editor. Poetry by Women in Ireland: A Critical Anthology 1...
Donated to WIMA by David K. Dunn, the Dunn Family Collection contains the manuscripts, books, sheet music, recordings, artifacts and ephemera collected by Michael J. Dunn. Musician and instrument maker/repairer Michael J. Dunn (1855 - 1935)
Terese Svoboda on her biography of Lola Ridge Anything That Burns You: A Portrait of Lola Ridge, Radical Poet (for Lithub).
Lola Ridge (1874-1941) was a very prominent proletariat modernist poet—the New York Times said at the time of her death that she was one of the best poets in the country–but p...
A meditation on publishing in an Irish Poetry landscape which has disavowed the woman poet's voice in numerous iterations throughout the writing life of the poet by C. Murray, for the Irish Times.
Published / Digitised / Open Access / Irish Times/
I am a poet without a landscape, a wo...
Moyra Donaldson delineates her response to Alex Pryce, “Ambiguous Silences? Women in Anthologies of Contemporary Northern Irish Poetry”, Peer English 9 (2014).
I’ve told the story before, of how I went t...
A prosaic lack of women in the Cambridge Companion to Irish Poets
It’s almost 100 years since women were granted franchise, and a start to some kind of social equality. If you were 30 or over, you could vote. Give...
The White Blackbird; The Marginalisation of Irish Women Poets from Literary Magazines During the 1980s
The White Blackbird; The Marginalisation of Irish Women Poets from Literary Magazines During the 1980s.
Online article published, The Honest Ulsterman Magazine (February, 2018)
This neglect of Irish women poets stems from something deeper within the Irish literary community that has...
Kathy D'Arcy meditates on Ireland, poetry and subversion for The Honest Ulsterman.
"Once there was a woman - no, two women. Then they became beasts, then trees, then stones then even stars. How they fought! And that woman was Cú Chulainn. And that woman was Fionn Mac Cumhaill, daughter of Cumha...
Now I am a Tower of Darkness: A Critical History of Poetry by Women in Ireland by Emma Penney
Freda Laughton (1907-1995) was born in Bristol and moved to Co. Down after her marriage. She published one collection of poetry, A Transitory House (Jonathan Cape, 1945) but little else is known about her...
In 1928 the reference library of the Irish Office in London was transferred to the Oireachtas Library.
In 1924 the reference library of the Chief Secretary’s Office was transferred from Dublin Castle to the Houses of the Oireachtas.
Access to the forms related to the Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon pledge forms and associated documents can be found Via this URL: https://thepledgearchived.home.blog/ Signing The Pledge opens access to an embedded Google form, where the signatory can leave a comment and document their prote...
Geraldine Plunkett Dillon's "Magnificat" (Published by The Candle Press, Dublin, 1917) Available online at The Internet Archive in [PDF/ DAISY, EPUB, KINDLE] formats
Open Access URL: https://archive.org/details/magnificat00pluniala/page/n6
The text of Magnificat and images associated with Geraldin...