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Dictionary of Irish Biography Personnel

The Dictionary of Irish Biography is devised, researched, written and edited under the auspices of the Royal Irish Academy and published in print and online by Cambridge University Press. Twice yearly updates of new articles are added to the DIB online in June and December every year. 

Managing Editor:

 
 

Advisory Board:

  • Prof Patrick Geoghegan (TCD) (Chairman)
  • Sean Dorgan MRIA
  • Prof Margaret Kelleher (UCD)
  • Dr David McCullagh
  • Peter MacDonagh
  • Prof James McGuire MRIA
  • Dr Deirdre McMahon (MIC)
  • Dr William Murphy (DCU)
  • Dr Margaret O’Callaghan (QUB)
  • Dr Mervyn O'Driscoll (UCC)
  • Sir Bruce Robinson
  • Prof Harry White MRIA (UCD)
     

Editorial Team:

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