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Dictionary of Irish Biography

 

The Dictionary of Irish Biography from the earliest times to the year 2002, edited by James McGuire and James Quinn, was published on 18 November 2009 by Cambridge University Press in nine volumes and online. It was devised, researched, written and edited under the auspices of the Royal Irish Academy’s Dictionary of Irish Biography project.

Covering 9,700 lives in 9,014 articles, the 2009 edition is an indispensable work of reference for scholars, journalists, broadcasters, diplomats, and the general reader interested in Ireland’s past or in biography. It is an educational resource of huge potential.

9,700 lives; 700 contributors; 8 million words; over 2000 years of history

9,700 lives; 700 contributors; 8 million words; over 2000 years of history

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‘Publication of the RIA’s Dictionary of Irish Biography is an epoch-making event in the history of Irish scholarship. It changes the state of knowledge in the twenty-first century as decidedly as the Ordnance Survey did in the nineteenth’.
Seamus Heaney

 

 

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