RESEARCH PIONEERS: A Series

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Gerardine Meaney, Image Mike Liffey

Gerardine Meaney, Image Mike Liffey

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 literature. Gerardine Meaney is also one of two Irish women to be awarded an ERC Advanced Grant in 2020, the first two women in Ireland, in any discipline, to gain such an award.

Excerpt: https://irishwomenswritingnetwork.com/2020/03/31/research-pioneers-6-gerardine-meaney/

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