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Searc's Web Guide to Irish Writing


Modern Irish Writing
17th Century
18th Century
19th Century
20th Century
21st Century

Theatre Resources in Ireland

Irish Writers' Resources
Irish Writing by Philip Casey

The Dublin Writers' Workshop
This Site contains information on and works by Dublin's longest running writers' group with useful resources and a free online publication entitled *Electric Acorn*.

Stinging Fly
New Irish and international writing, poetry and short stories.

Irish Writers Centre, Dublin

Salmon Poetry
Salmon publish Irish & international poetry including the work of Rita Ann Higgins, John O'Donohue, Theo Dorgan, Mary O'Donnell, Adrienne Rich, Carol Ann Duffy, Pat Boran, among many others. The Writers' Place (also based at the Salmon premises) offers regular creative writing workshops and writing residencies.

Writers' Stories Read and Submit Short Stories

Irish writers union

Ask About Writing Resources for Writers




Searc's Web Guide to Irish Bibliographies
Old Irish Bibliography
This is an excellent Bibliography for the serious student and newcomer alike to Old Irish and Celtic civilisation.

A Preliminary Bibliography of Moden Gaelic Literature in Translation
This is an extensive work in progress which aims to bring to the non-Irish speaking world the corpus of modern Irish literature in translation, including poetry; the short story, novels and drama as well as critiques of the general corpus of modern Irish literature which have been written in any language rather than Irish. An excellent introduction to modern Irish language Literature and its authors.

Irish Antropology Bibliography (only online during college term time)
The most comprehensive and extensive bibliography of Irish anthropology texts from the late 20th century on the Internet.

Southern Illinois University - The Morris Library (only online during college term time)
This collection is particularly good for the 20th century and contains large collections of original manuscripts by and material on James Joyce; Mary Lavin; Samuel Beckett; Liam O'Flaherty; Lady Gregory; George Moore; Brian O'Nolan; William Trevor; Padraic Colum;Sean O'Casey and Austin Clarke.

Boole Library, University College, Cork /Special Collections
This Collection is especially good for Irish Historical Studies in the period 1600-1900, including Early Surveys and Censuses.

Library Ireland
Comprehensive collection of out-of-print Irish books, articles and other material. Irish historical and cultural literary resource useful to reader and researcher alike.

McMaster University, Canada/ Special Collections
This Division of the Mills Memorial Library at McMaster has an almost complete collection of editions and translations of the works of Samuel Beckett.

The Princess Grace Irish Library of Monoco
This is an index of the 15,000 volumes in this collection, including more than 2,000 sheets of Irish music printed largely in the United States as well the Professor A. Norman Jeffares Collection and that of Professor Ann Saddlemyer which is devoted to the playwright John Millington Synge.

Phillip McManus' Bibliography of Ulster related books
Comprehensive bibliography of books and printed matter, largely offline, relating to the Census, church records, genealogy and history of the Province of Ulster.


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