Ireland

Maureen Kennelly, Director of Poetry Ireland, which has tackled gender imbalance under its Diversity and Inclusion Strategy 2018-2020. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

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 : https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/a-profound-deafness-to-the-female-voice-1.3467144 Faced with the catastrophic canonical neglect o ...

Rosenfield Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Jewish Gazette

The Jewish Gazette

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

The opening paragraph of the first Jewish Gazette editorial neatly summarises the aims: "Briefly, our purpose is to record and comment on Jewish activities in Ireland in every sphere, whether charitable, religious, cultural, or Zionist; to crystallise Jewish opinion in Ireland on subjects of controversial or general communal interest; and also to act as the forum from which every shade of Jewish o ...

Belfast Jewish Record

Belfast Jewish Record

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

The Record begins as a monthly magazine published by and for the Belfast Jewish community in 1954, gradually reducing to three issues per year by 2015. It offers a fascinating insight into an important but often overlooked community in Northern Ireland. Issues of the Belfast Jewish Record from 1954-2015 are currently available online: http://digital-library.qub.ac.uk/digital/collection/p15979coll2 ...

Website Archive (2019)

Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon

Archived pages from the Fired! Irish Women Poets website URL : https://thepledgearchived.home.blog/

section of Hussey Map

Hussey Map

Tipperary Studies

A 17th Century manuscript estate map for Ballingarry, Slieveardagh, Co. Tipperary. The surveyor is Thomas Hussey. The map includes the townlands of Ballintaggart, Mohober, Gragaugh, Lisnamrock, Bolintlea etc. The map covers one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven acres of the Ballingarry area and names some of the landowners. The map scale is forty perch to an inch. It is dated 1683. .

An act for sale of part of the estate of Thomas Lord Baron of Caher

Private acts of parliament

Tipperary Studies

This is a small collection of local interest private acts of parliament ranging from 1695 to 1905. An individual (wealthy, influential and of course male) who for example wanted a divorce or who wanted to undo some family arrangement about property had to finance a private act of parliament to achieve his ends. The various acts range from an act concerning fines in the County Palatine of Tipperary ...

Cole Bowen estate map book

Cole Bowen Papers

Tipperary Studies

While this family was based in Cork (Bowen’s Court, Co. Cork) the bulk of their land was in Tipperary amounting to around 5,000 acres. This came through the 1716 marriage of Henry Bowen to Jane, only child and heiress of Robert Cole of Ballymackey, Co. Tipperary. This is a large collection of mainly 19th century estate material, rentals and maps. Large volume of Tipperary estate maps covering 16 t ...

Photo from the Murphy Ballinamona Collection

Murphy family, Ballinamona collection

Tipperary Studies

This is a collection of family and estate papers from the Murphys of Ballinamona. The official Return of Owners of Land published in 1876 lists William Murphy of Ballinamona as having an estate of 856.75 acres. The family continued at Ballinamona until the death of Kathleen Murphy in 1975, the last of the family. What made the Murphy family different from their ‘Big House’ neighbours and which giv ...

Sam Melbourne GAA scrapbook cover

The Sam Melbourne Scrapbook Collection

Tipperary Studies

This scrapbook collection was put together by Sam Melbourne over a period of forty years. Born in 1923 at Curraheen, Horse & Jockey, Co. Tipperary, Sam died in Dublin on August 11, 2013 in his ninety-first year An avid collector of all GAA material Sam started keeping scrapbooks in the 1940’s and continued into the 1990’s with the main emphasis on the fifties, sixties and seventies. During this pe ...