Published in collaboration with the Royal Irish Academy, the Dictionary of Irish Biography is the most comprehensive and authoritative biographical reference work available both in print and online for Ireland. Scholars, historians and students have found this nine-volume set to be an invaluable tool for all who study Irish literature and Irish history.
This indispensable resource outlines the careers of prominent men and women born in Ireland and the noteworthy Irish careers of those born outside of Ireland. Distinctive features of the Dictionary:
Contains over 9,000 entries covering 9,700 lives, with each entry providing helpful cross-references to other subjects
Biographical subjects include artists, scientists, lawyers, actors, musicians, writers, politicians, criminals and saints
Includes biographies of outstanding women who have been previously overlooked
Compiled by 700 expert advisors and contributors
Articles range from 200 to 15,000 words, from fascinating short summaries to detailed assessments.
One-time purchase with annual access fee.