Dictionary of Irish Biography: A walkthrough of Kildare's famous figures

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Online lecture by Turlough O'Riordan, showcasing Kildare figures who feature in the Royal Irish Academy’s Dictionary of Irish Biography

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The Dictionary of Irish Biography, produced by the Royal Irish Academy, is the most comprehensive and authoritative biographical dictionary yet published for Ireland. It comprises almost 11,000 lives which describe and assess the careers of subjects in all fields of endeavour, including politics, law, religion, literature, journalism, architecture, music and the arts, the sciences, medicine, entertainment and sport.

Turlough O’Riordan is digital and online editor of the Royal Irish Academy’s Dictionary of Irish Biography.



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