Additional information resources

This section features contributions to biographical studies. acknowledges receipt of these resources from various people and the organisations.

Interviews with Diarmuid Breathnach and Máire Ní Mhurchú (2010):

Part one

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The background to Beathaisnéis 1-9 (in Irish).

Part two

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Part two: Approach, people, and insights (in Irish).


  • Gaelic biography: an Irish experience.
    A talk given by Diarmuid Breathnach in the University of Glasgow. [PDF »]


  • 1882–1982 Beathaisnéis: Fiontar Taighde.
    Source: Studia Hibernica, No. 31 (2000/2001), pp. 17-25. [PDF »]
  • Many lives, One connection by Mairéad Nic Lochlainn.
    Source: History Ireland, issue January/February 2012, pp. 6-7. [PDF »]
  • Breathing new life into a canonical collection of Irish-language biographies
    by Brian Ó Raghallaigh & Gearóid Ó Cleircín.
    Source: Biographical Data in a Digital World 2015: pp. 20-23. [PDF »]


  • Some examples of the praise that the Beathaisnéis series has received. [PDF »]