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Women poets and allies working to bring the voices of forgotten Irish women poets back into the canon and fight gender imbalance
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Jim Kelly Feb 13
A note of appreciation for anthology of Irish Women's Poetry I've used in my Irish writing module. Quite a few students now writing about Katherine Tynan, Alice Milligan etc.
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Lucy Collins Feb 13
This has made my day... What am I saying, it’s made my week! Thank you and your venturesome students
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Christine Murray Feb 10
The Fired! Irish Women Poets And The Canon ( ) archive is live with collections by , , & I will be adding in Pledge docs & responses
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Christine Murray Feb 5
Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon at (Research And Special Collections Available Locally / QUB) cc
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Fired! Jan 4
'This is what academic work is all about. Dogged pursuit of the real shape of things'. Amazing work done to bring to light the forgotten and hidden work of female writers. A vital resource for all universities and colleges everywhere.
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Replying to @kovesi1
Truly amazing and vital work. Thank you.
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Simon Kövesi Dec 21
Professor John Goodridge's "A Database of British and Irish Labouring-class Poets 1700-1900" now has 2,144 entries and is over 250,000 words long. This is the literary history of the ignored - phenomenal work by John. Freely available to all, here:
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Maria McManus Jan 1
Ooooh ...look at this for a model.
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Christine Murray Dec 12
Gender In Poetry Publishing In ireland 2008-2017 (Dec. 2018) this is quite upsetting, improvements are entirely recent in most cases.
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Maria McManus Dec 10
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Christine Murray Dec 9
Preamble to the pledge: The Pledge: (2017-2018)
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Kathy D'Arcy Dec 9
I’ll hopefully have a piece about our work in the proceedings from the recent conference next year.
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Fired! Dec 9
Replying to @ManelWatchIre
Your call to action is music to our ears. Keep up the important work.
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Manel Watch 8 Oct 16
Reply here if you wish to alert organisers of conferences/seminars/panels you are a woman who is available to speak as a keynote & panellist
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Maria McManus Dec 9
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UCD Poetry Oct 31
“May he have to bear a hundred woes” - stunning reading by Celia de Freine of this poem by Isabel ni Mhic Cailin for - just one of the great poems in the latest curation
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Maureen Boyle Nov 29
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POETRY IRELAND Nov 20
Brilliant performance tonight with Fired! Look Both Ways showcasing 4 exciting voices who read from their own work as well as that of canonically neglected poets who’ve inspired them. For more info on organizing your own event, check out
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Olive Nov 16
Getting a wee listen to the after the wonderful launches. Seems very fitting
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Christine Murray Nov 19
I believed that Fired!: Look Both Ways is sold-out, but there will be some tickets on the door tomorrow evening (20/11/2018) Well done & poets
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