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Rhoda Coghill (Honest Ulsterman)

Why Uncomplicated Recovery Isn't Enough: Rhoda Coghill, Her Letters, and the Fired! Movement.

Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon

Features Honest Ulsterman (June 2020). The feature includes a reproduction of the Coghill poem 'Hail Posterity', a discussion on the setting up of Fired! and allusions to the health of women poets who suffered possibly somatisation-related disorders. The poets who included Coghill were aware that their work was not valued, nor would it make it into the wider conversations about Irish poetry. The b ...

Covers: Irish University Review

Hidden Collections: The Value of Irish literary archives

Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon

"Yet in spite of a deepening interest in the work of Irish women writers, reinvigorated by #WakingTheFeminists (2016) and ‘ Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon’ (2017), the archival profile of individual women writers has not been significantly raised. Fired! draws particular attention to the neglect of earlier generations of Irish women poets, and to the fact that their work is both out of pri ...

Laura Loftus ( profile shot)

Periodical Codes: ‘Centre’, ‘Margin’ and Gender in Poetry Ireland Review During the early 1980s

Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon

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 URL : ...

Gerardine Meaney, Image Mike Liffey


Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon

The publication in 2002 of The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing: Women’s Writing and Traditions volumes 4 and 5 was a watershed moment in Irish literary history. Gerardine Meaney was among the principal co-editors of this endeavour, which evolved in response to the failure of the initial three volumes of The Field Day Anthology to dedicate due attention to women’s contribution to Irish literat ...

Dr. Lucy Collins


Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon

Irish Women Writing (1880-1920) Network About The Network: To build on the existing field of burgeoning scholarship evident not only in recent publications but at the recent symposium held at Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick To connect with other researchers, not only in the literary field but across other disciplines URL: On Poetry By Wo ...

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The Irish Women Poets of Elliptical Movements

Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon

Irish Women Poets, an Elliptical Movements Category Lizzie Twigg: Irish Woman Poet Number 101 URL: Henrietta Nethercott: Irish Woman Poet URL: Lucy Spring-Rice: Irish Woman Poet URL: https://ellipticalmovements.wo ...

MEAS Interim Reports 2017-2019

MEAS, Measuring Equality in the Arts Sector: Literature in Ireland

Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon

MEAS , Measuring Equality in the Arts Sector was established in 2018. From their website: Interim Reports MEAS prepares interim reports focused on monitoring equality in the literary arts in Ireland, and is open to proposals regarding the preparation of similar reports examining the arts sector in Ireland more generally. These interim reports are subject to revision and finalised versions are publ ...

Tackling the catastrophic canonical neglect of Irish women poets and writers (Irish Times)

Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon

A response to articles by Sinead Gleeson " A profound deafness to the female voice (The Irish Times, April 18th, 2018) and Deirdre Falvey "“ Two-thirds of published poets are male, so does poetry have a gender issue? ” (The Irish Times, August 17th, 2019) URL : This article was originally published as ' The ...

Ewart 1.1 1572 - Eryn. Hiberniae Brittannicae Insvlæ Nova Descriptio. Irlandt.

Ewart Map Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

The Ewart Map Collection is one of 3 core map collections held by Special Collections at Queen's University Belfast. It was originally assembled by Belfast collector and linen merchant, Lavens M. Ewart J. P. (1845-1898). It was formally presented to Queen's University in 1954 by Ewart's grandchildren, Dr. Vivian Lutwyche, Dr. Violet Lutwyche, and Miss Lenore Dawson. A number of complementary maps ...