CELT Corpus of Electronic Texts
CELT, the Corpus of Electronic Texts, is Ireland's longest running Humanities Computing project. It brings the wealth of Irish literary and historical culture to you on the Internet, for the use and benefit of everyone worldwide. It has a searchable online textbase consisting of over 19 million words, in 1636 contemporary and historical documents from many areas, including literature, medicine, and the other arts.
ContemporaryIrishWriting.ie features 100 Irish books published in the last decade. The platform includes books written in both English and Irish, ranging from fiction to poetry to memoir, young adult fiction and children's literature. Each of the 100 entries offers the opportunity to enjoy interviews and conversations with the author, to read reviews and responses to the literary works, and to explore other online resources relating to this dynamic field of contemporary writing.
The Poetry Archive is a not-for-profit organisation that produces, acquires and preserves recordings of poets reading their own work out loud.
British Library - Discovering Literature
An online exhibition about discovering literature; from the medieval period up to the twentieth century. The exhibition brings to life the social, political and cultural context in which key works of literature were written.
Jane Austen's Fiction Manuscripts
Contains around 1100 pages of fiction written in Jane Austen’s own hand. Unlike the famous printed novels, all published in a short span between 1811 and 1818, these manuscripts trace Jane Austen’s development as a writer from childhood to the year of her death; that is, from 1787 (aged 11 or 12) to 1817 (aged 41).
Frank O'Connor Research Website
A research resource on Frank O'Connor by University College Cork. It contains information about O'Connor's life and publications, and about O'Connor's Studies at local, national and international level. The website also provides rare photographs, audio recordings, video clips, news, and related information on related websites.
HathiTrust provides long-term preservation and access services to digitized content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house member institution initiatives. Items in the public domain are in full-view for everyone and items held in copyright are searchable.
Writing.ie is the world's only national writing resources website, based in Ireland but designed for writers everywhere.
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