Kennedy, David

Ulster-Scots Language Collection

Linen Hall Library

The Library’s collection of Ulster Scots material dates back to 1810 with the publication of Andrew McKenzie’s Poems and Songs on Different Subjects. A comprehensive archive of periodical material relating to the Ulster Scots language and dialects of Ulster is currently being compiled, and constantly updated. As part of the Linen Hall Library’s Languages of Ulster programme, a new sequence of book ...

Kennedy Collection of Ulster Poets

Linen Hall Library

Closely allied to the Belfast Printed Book Collection at the Linen Hall Library is the Kennedy Collection of Ulster Poets. This collection was donated to the Library by David Kennedy, a Governor of the society and library from 1963-1974. The collection comprises the published work of the poets of the north of Ireland in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Little known outside their own locali ...