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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.
The DIB has published its latest collection of new entries online, adding thirty-six new lives to its corpus of nearly 11,000.
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.
Book editor Liz Evers talks to 'The Business' about nineteenth century Irish entrepreneurs included in Irish Lives in America.
The Royal Irish Academy has published a special Dictionary of Irish Biography (DIB) collection, Irish lives in America (November 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);...
Our Grangegorman Lives series continues with Eleonora Lilian Fleury (1867 – 1960), Manchester native and medical doctor.
Our new series will explore the lives of people who lived, worked, visited, travelled to and through Grangegorman.
Our series Grangegorman lives begins with Francis Johnston, architect of a number of well-known buildings including the original 'Richmond Lunatic Asylum'
Our series Grangegorman lives continues with Billy in the Bowl a notorious beggar and robber who lived on the Northside of Dublin.