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1916 Rising: Personalities and Perspectives

This study resource for the 1916 Rising draws almost exclusively upon the collections of the National Library, including the Library's rich holdings of books, newspapers, photographs, drawings, proclamations and, not least, manuscript material. In all, over 500 images have been selected for study and analysis.

Academy of American Poets WB Yeats Webpage

Provides brief biographical note for Irish poet William Butler Yeats, links to other online Yeats resources, and text of several sample poems. Possible starting point for more detailed online research.

Apmonia: a site for Samuel Beckett

A site devoted to many aspects of Beckett's life and work. Features biographical information, reviews of Beckett's books, as well as contemporary Beckett criticism, current productions, as well as many articles written for publication on the site.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

The Dictionary of Irish Biography, a collaborative project between Cambridge University Press and the Royal Irish Academy, is the most comprehensive and authoritative biographical dictionary yet published for Ireland. Over 9,000 signed biographical articles describe and assess the careers of subjects in all fields of endeavour, including politics, law, religion, literature, journalism, architecture, painting, music, the stage, science, medicine, engineering, entertainment and sport.

Directory of Sources for Women's History in Ireland

A directory of information sources relating to the history of women in Ireland contains information and descriptions of over 14,000 collections and sources in 262 repositories in the Republic of Ireland and in Northern Ireland. The search engine indexes records from over 14,000 collections in 262 repositories in Ireland and the North of Ireland. The directory is the result of a survey undertaken by the Women's History Project.

Discover Your National Library of Ireland: Explore, Reflect, Connect

This online exhibition is a web version of a special exhibition of images at the NLI Among the items in this online exhibition are rare manuscripts such as the fourteenth-century Book of Magauran; a 1588 deed signed by Sir Walter Raleigh; a lottery ticket from 1795, and a letter from Éamonn Ceannt to his wife Aine O'Brennan, written just a few hours before his execution in 1916.

Eavan Boland page at the Society of American Poets

Includes a biographical note, links to poems, interviews, and a poetry exhibit curated by Boland entitled 'Daughters'.

Eilís Dillon

Contains biographical and bibliographical information, including many reviews, about this Irish writer (best known for her novels, detective stories and children's literature) who died in 1994.

Frank O'Connor website

This authorised website has been commissioned by the Boole Library, University College Cork and is designed to provide accurate information about the life and work of the Irish writer (1903-1966), along with samples of his less well-known publications, rare photographs, manuscripts, video clips and links to other useful sites.

Irish Writers Online

Describes itself as 'a concise bio-bibliographical dictionary of Irish writers.' Includes links to sites relating to invidual authors and contact information for and websites of Irish publishers and booksellers.

Michael W. Balfe

A site dedicated to nineteenth-century Irish opera composer, Michael W. Balfe, best known for 'The Bohemian Girl'. Site includes comprehensive biographical information, information on the allusions to Balfe in the works of James Joyce, bibliographic information and a discography of Balfe compositions.

Paul Muldoon

Official web site for Paul Muldoon. Features poetry, biographical information, readins, and news.

Reading Wilde: Querying Spaces

An on-line exhibition Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Trials of Oscar Wilde.

Samuel Beckett Endpage

The Official home of the Samuel Beckett Society. Contains announcements, information about Beckett's life and work, current and upcoming productions and conferences, as well as links to other Beckett sites.

Samuel Beckett Online Resources and Links Page

Contains many links to on-line reviews of and articles about Beckett's work.

Seamus Heaney

Contains biographical and bibliographical information; a selection of poetry and texts of speeches and of the Nobel Lecture.

Thomas MacGreevy Archive

Online archive of writings by and about Irish poet and art reviewer Thomas MacGreevy, also containing biographical information and links to related resources.

Yeats Society Sligo

Site of the Sligo society dedicated to Irish poet WB Yeats. Site includes biographical and critical information on Yeats and his poetry, online versions of Yeats poems containing references to Sligo, and educational programs offered by the Society, particularly the Yeats International Summer School.