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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 Lizzie Twigg (c 1882 – 1933) was born in Bengal where her father was serving in the army. He moved to Limerick when she was a child, where she attended the Presentation Convent, Sexton Street. An Ardent Irish Nationalist, she associated with George Russel (Æ) and was mentioned by Joyce in Ulysses . She pu ...

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 ...

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 ...

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/

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 ...

Poor Law Union Archive

Poor Law Union Records

Tipperary Studies

In 1838 the Irish Poor Law Act was passed, introducing an entirely new system of state welfare in Ireland. The result was the establishment of over one hundred Poor Law Unions throughout the country. Each Union had a Workhouse, financed by the payment of rates on landholders in the Union. The vast bulk of the Poor Law Union (PLU) sources comprise Minute and Rate Books. Minute Books contain the rec ...

Collins, Lucy. Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Memory and Estrangement.  Liverpool University Press, 2015.

Fired! Bibliography

Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon

This bibliography was collated by Laura Loftus. First published and made accessible Via the RASCAL website. Related papers (URLs) http://www.rascal.ac.uk/institutions/fired-irish-women-poets-and-canon/pledge-related-documents-0 http://www.rascal.ac.uk/institutions/fired-irish-women-poets-and-canon/pledge-critical-works-cited http://www.rascal.ac.uk/institutions/fired-irish-women-poets-and-canon/wh ...