Ireland, Denis (1894-1974), writer

Manuscripts Collection

Linen Hall Library

The manuscripts collection consists of the archives of the Linen Hall Library, including minutes of the Society since its foundation in 1788; minute books of other local societies including Belfast Literary Society (1801- ); the Belfast Total Abstinence Society (1837-58); the Belfast Rhetoric Society (1842-54); the Institute of Journalists (Ulster District) (1890-1939); the Belfast Burns Society ( ...

Denis Ireland Collection

Linen Hall Library

Denis Ireland (1894-1974) was a freelance writer and broadcaster. The Linen Hall Library holds first editions of his published works, articles published by him, tapes of BBC interviews, photographs and collected letters. Ireland was born in the north of Ireland, educated at Belfast Academical Institution and started to study medicine at Queen's University, Belfast before joining the Royal Irish Fu ...