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Citing biographies in

Below is a general guide on how to cite particular biographies on in academic references. The following information should be included:

  • Author(s): Note that Diarmuid Breathnach and Máire Ní Mhurchú are the authors unless otherwise specified at the bottom of the biography.
  • Title of the biography: e.g. ‘Ó Droighneáin, Micheál (1889–1964)’.
  • Name of the site: An Bunachar Náisiúnta Beathaisnéisí Gaeilge.

It is not advisable to include a year of publication as is an online encyclopedia and corrections and updates are ongoing. In addition, editorial adjustments have been made to the biographies that appear online. As a result, passages in a particular biography are not necessarily identical to the original text that appears in the book series Beathaisnéis.

Full reference
Breathnach, Diarmuid & Ní Mhurchú, Máire, ‘Ó Droighneáin, Micheál (1889–1964)’, in An Bunachar Náisiúnta Beathaisnéisí Gaeilge [accessed 18 June 2019].
Ó Ciardha, Mártan, ‘Páidí Ó Sé (1955–2012)’, in An Bunachar Náisiúnta Beathaisnéisí Gaeilge [accessed 18 June 2019].

Short reference
‘…and she published another novel under the pen name “F. Winthrop” (Breathnach & Ní Mhurchú, n.d.).’

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