Welcome to the Irish Women’s Writing (1880-1920) Network


Our network facilitates international and interdisciplinary connections and exchanges between researchers recovering and studying the lives and work of Irish women writers, artists, historians, scientists and more.

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See all the details for our forthcoming virtual symposium. Abstract deadline extended until April 23, 2021!

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  • Emerging Voices 2: Shirley-Anne Godfrey
    Shirley-Anne Godfrey is an emerging Irish playwright, currently researching how drama and theatre can be used as methodologies in rehabilitating the literary legacies of Lady Augusta Gregory (1852-1932) and Frances Browne (1816-1879) for her PhD at NUI Galway. Funded by the Irish Research Council,…
  • Rosa Mulholland republished on the centenary of her death
    James H. Murphy Rosa Mulholland, Lady Gilbert (1841-1921), died in the spring of 1921. Spring 2021, the centenary of her death, marks the publication of Rosa Mulholland: Feminist, Victorian, Catholic and Patriot, published by Edward Everett Root and edited by James H. Murphy. This reader…
  • Emerging Voices 1: Nora Moroney
    Nora Moroney has a research specialism in Irish literary cultures and their influence on and connection with the late-Victorian British periodical press. Her publications to date include articles on Irish women journalists in the Victorian Periodicals Review, focusing particularly on the writings of Alice Stopford Green…