Eavan Boland (1944-2020)

A collation of national and international coverage on the death of Eavan Boland (1944-2020)

Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon

The belated discovery of a role model: Nessa O’Mahony on Eavan Boland for Richard ( November 6th 2020) "The lack of women role models in Irish literature has often been commented upon. When I studied literature in University College Dublin in the early 1980s, you would have been hard pressed to find examples of women writers on the curriculum. I do remember we studied Maria Edgeworth and ...

Branagh Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

This collection consists of material relating to the professional life and work of Sir Kenneth Branagh. It is largely made up of paper documents (many are photocopies), but also holds recordings and merchandise related to individual productions. Original items (i.e. not photocopies) are marked as such in the listing.

Allen Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

A small collection of material relating to the history of the Presbyterian congregation in Ireland consisting mainly of notebooks, correspondence and notebooks containing cuttings. Robert Allen (1904-1968) was a minister of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland and a noted historian of the denomination. The collection contains some of his working papers, especially related to his The Presbyterian Col ...

Rosenfield Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

bind cover photograph is © Christian Caller, original artwork Bound / Boundless © Salma Ahmad Caller

I am a poet without a landscape, a woman poet without a narrative heritage. (Irish Times)

Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon

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. The landscape of Irish women's poetry is fragmented and incomplete, we lack familiarity with the poet's image and with their words. The problems extend into anthologizing, indexing and archiving the work ...

'A tipping point’: women writers pledge to boycott gender biased books after very male anthology

Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon

Media Article/ Feature : Published / Digitised / Open Access Published: The Guardian Newspaper 12/01/2018 URL : Keywords : Pledge, Cambridge Companion to Irish Poets (2017), Gerald Dawe, Fired!, Guardian Newspaper, Parity, Gender Equality, Poetry, Irish Women ...

Ortelius map of Ireland

Dublin Castle Collection

Houses of the Oireachtas Library

The Dublin Castle collection (6,800 items) contains a variety of formats including historical monographs, maps, periodicals, cartoons, prints and pamphlets. The collection is particularly distinct in its holdings of visual and periodical material. Given the wide range of publication dates, major themes and topics of Irish history are represented. These include materials relating to: The 1641 rebel ...

Newspaper and Journal Collection

Libraries NI, Armagh City Library

The collection includes Gordon’s “Newry Chronicle”, a newspaper established in the 1750s, “Newry Commercial Telegraph”, established in 1812, with Alexander Wilson as the printer and James Stuart as the Editor. Included in the Newspaper Collection are runs of "The Irish Sun" covering the 1850s and 1860s, useful information regarding emigration is to be found here. The "Northern Star", Belfast - hol ...

Michael Cummings collection of P.S. Gilmore materials   

Boston College, John J. Burns Library

The Michael Cummings Collection of P.S. Gilmore Materials documents the life and music career of Irish-American Patrick Sarsfield Gilmore and highlights the activities of the Patrick S. Gilmore Society, founded by Michael Cummings in Boston in 1969. The collection was artificially created by Michael Cummings and includes correspondence, concert programs, photographs, lithographs, audio and video r ...