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Literature and Writing

CELT (the Corpus of Electronic Texts)

University College Cork's project to make Irish literary and historical culture (in Irish, Latin, Anglo-Norman French, and English) available to scholars, students, and the general public. Includes online texts and resources.

Children's Books Ireland

Body promoting children's literature. Includes details of programs, awards and information on the Children's Book Festival.

Dublin Writers Workshop

Dublin based group with virtual members. Includes online workshop, events, Electric Acorns, forums and resources.

Fighting Words

A creative writing centre established by Roddy Doyle and Sean Love in Dublin, to help students of all ages to develop their writing skills and explore their love of writing. Contains details of their programmes and summer camps, volunteer opportunities, news, and a collection of stories.

The International Association for the Study of Irish Literature

Members include students, teachers, professionals, scholars and enthusiasts of Irish literature.

Ireland Literature Exchange

National organisation for the international promotion of Irish literature, in English and Irish. Offers translation grants and residential bursaries, and participates in international bookfairs.

Irish Book Publishers Association

Information on the role of the association in promoting Irish publishers.

Irish Literature

An historical look at Irish literature from the Catholic Encyclopedia.

Irish Literature, Mythology, Folklore and Drama

Contains links for Irish history, language, periodicals, writers, literature, mythology, drama, folklore, and more.

Irish Manuscripts Commission

Body established to promote public awareness of primary source materials and their importance for the history, heritage and culture of Ireland.

Irish Texts Society

Founded in 1898 to promote the study of Irish literature and publishes texts in Irish with English translations and commentaries. Contains details of their publications, membership, news and contacts.

The Irish Writers Centre

Offering support for Irish writers, courses, news and information.

Island Ireland: Literature

Offers Irish literature resources which include online texts and an author database.

The Library Association of Ireland

Information about the association and its role, the annual conference, membership and contacts.

Munster Literature Centre

Arts organization promoting and celebrating literature particularly that of Munster. Organizes festivals, workshops, readings, and competitions.

Princess Grace Irish Library (Monaco)

Provides an online library of biographical and bibliographical information on 4,500 Irish authors and poets, with extracts from their works and commentaries upon them.

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