Dictionary of Irish Biography includes the lives of Irish men and women who made a significant contribution in Ireland and abroad, as well as those born overseas who had noteworthy careers in Ireland. It contains 9,014 signed biographical articles which 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.
This guide brings together key resources for the study of Modern Irish at University College Cork. Use the tabs above to find:
Some key resources for Modern Irish:
The Bibliography of British and Irish History provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth, during all periods for which written documentation is available - from 55BC to the present.
CELT is a an online database bringing the wealth of Irish literary and historical culture to the Internet. It is an Open Access database produced and hosted by UCC.
Irish Newspaper Archives is the worlds largest online database of Irish newspapers (national and regional), from which it is possible to search, retrieve and view Ireland’s past in the exact format it was published.
MLA International Bibliography is a database of classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics including indexing from 1963 onwards. It contains more than 1.8 million records.
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