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Thirty new entries added to the Dictionary of Irish Biography

29 September 2021

The Dictionary of Irish Biography has added thirty new entries to its corpus of nearly 11,000 entries. These include stage school founder Billie Barry (1927–2014); priest and historian Patrick Corish (1921–2013); property developer Tom Gilmartin (1935–2013); Savita Halappanavar (1981–2012), whose death by 'medical misadventure' was a catalyst for change in Irish abortion laws; and rugby player and surgeon Jack Kyle (1926–2014).

Below is a full list of the new entries published September 2021.

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