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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Ann Moroney The Irish writer Daisy Bates (1859- 1951), successful and infamous in equal measure in her time, left a journalistic legacy that remains virtually unknown today. Born in Tipperary in 1859 but residing for the majority of her life in the Australian outback,…
Maria Mulvany is an early career researcher funded by an Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship. Based at University College Dublin (UCD), Mulvany’s project “Ghostly Fictions: Haunting, Trauma and Time in Contemporary Irish Historical Fiction” engages with recent literary, queer and psychoanalytic theories of spectrality…
Iliana Theodoropoulou ‘I enjoy perfect freedom’.  In 1885 Irish writer Hannah Lynch (1859-1904) set out on travels through Greece that would continue over a period of two years. She began this journey by spending more than half a year as a guest at…
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