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Dictionary of Irish Biography adds 41 new entries

Thursday, 22 September 2022

The Dictionary of Irish Biography (DIB) has published 41 new entries, with a mixture of contemporary figures and ‘missing persons’ – interesting older figures who have come to light thanks to recent scholarship.

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A retirement and a new face at the Dictionary of Irish Biography

Tuesday, 16 August 2022

Having worked with the Dictionary of Irish Biography since 1995, Dr James Quinn has retired as Managing Editor. His successor, Dr Eoin Kinsella, has previously worked with the RIA on a number of projects.

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Dictionary of Irish Biography publishes 36 new entries

Wednesday, 30 March 2022

The DIB has published its latest collection of new entries online, adding thirty-six new lives to its corpus of nearly 11,000. 

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Call for papers: 'Researching and Writing Irish Sporting Lives'

Wednesday, 23 March 2022

A two day workshop and symposium dedicated to researching and uncovering the historical lives of Irish sporting men and women will take place 11–12 November 2022 in Belfast.

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DIB editor Liz Evers on RTÉ Radio 1

Monday, 21 March 2022

Book editor Liz Evers talks to 'The Business' about nineteenth century Irish entrepreneurs included in Irish Lives in America.

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New DIB book ‘Irish lives in America’ published

Thursday, 18 November 2021

The Royal Irish Academy has published a special Dictionary of Irish Biography (DIB) collection, Irish lives in America (November 2021).

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Thirty new entries added to the Dictionary of Irish Biography

Wednesday, 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);...

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Grangegorman Lives: Eleonora Lilian Fleury

Monday, 24 May 2021

Our Grangegorman Lives series continues with Eleonora Lilian Fleury (1867 – 1960), Manchester native and medical doctor.

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Grangegorman Histories launches Grangegorman Lives

Wednesday, 5 May 2021

Our new series will explore the lives of people who lived, worked, visited, travelled to and through Grangegorman. 

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