Category: literature

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Literature 18th Century

Brian Merriman 1749?–?1805 ‘Professor Seán Ó Tuama says of Merriman’s poem: The Midnight Court is undoubtedly one of the greatest comic works of literature, and certainly the greatest comic poem ever written in Ireland.‘...

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Literature 19th Century

Bibliography of Nineteenth Century Irish Literature This resource is maintained and edited by Julia M. Wright with the generous support of CFI and SSHRC as well as various research assistants (2002-present): James Allard, Lisa...

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Literature 20th Century

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) was born in Dublin. He moved to London as a young man (1876), where he established himself as a leading music and theatre critic in the eighties and nineties and...

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Literature 20th Century 2

Padraic Colum Bhí athair Pádraic Colum ina mháistir ar theach na mBocht i Longfort. Is ann a rugadh Pádraic ar 8ú Nollaig 1881 – file, úrscéalaí, bailitheoir béaloideasa. Biographical note in Irish. Also includes...

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Literature 20th Century 3

Pádraig Pearse Patrick Henry Pearse (1879–1916) was a teacher, barrister, poet, and writer who was one of the leaders of the Easter Rising in 1916. Pearse wrote stories and poems in both Irish and...

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Literature 20th Century 4

James Hanley claimed he was born in Dublin on 3 September 1901, but was actually born in Liverpool in 1897 to Irish parents. His novel Boy was the subject of an obscenity charge in...

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Literature 20th Century 5

Eilís Dillon These links are presented by the literary estate of Eilís Dillon (1920-1994) one of Ireland’s most distinguished writers. To explore her work, you can focus on her novels, her detective stories and...

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Literature Resources

Abbey Theatre Archive The Archive collects and preserves material of every kind relating to all aspects of the Abbey Theatre and its productions, dating from 1904. We aspire to making as much of this...