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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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Friday, 30 April 2021

Our series Grangegorman lives begins with Francis Johnston, architect of a number of well-known buildings including the original 'Richmond Lunatic Asylum'

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Grangegorman lives: Billy in the Bowl

Friday, 30 April 2021

Our series Grangegorman lives continues with Billy in the Bowl a notorious beggar and robber who lived on the Northside of Dublin.

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Dictionary of Irish Biography now open access

Wednesday, 17 March 2021

First launched in 2009, the Dictionary of Irish Biography (DIB) has moved to an ‘open access’ model making its entire corpus of nearly 11,000 biographical entries freely available to all users for the first time at www....

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