Kiely, Benedict (b. 1919), writer and broadcaster

Ulster Writers Archive

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

The Archive includes material which is concerned with the following Ulster writers: William Allingham, Andrew Boyd, Frederick Gamble, Mary Gardiner, Frederick Harte, Dr. Richard Hayward, Benedict Kiely, Jack Loudan, Anna Redlich, Bishop Reeves and Charles Witherspoon.

Benedict Kiely Archive

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

The Benedict Kiely Archive consists of a manuscript of a folk tale called "The cards of the gambler". Benedict Kiely was born in Dromore in 1919. He worked as a journalist in Dublin from 1940-65 and spent several years as Literary Editor of the Irish Press. From 1964-8 he lectured in the United States. He is a respected critc and writer of short stories and novels. Benedict Kiely is also a well kn ...