Women Writing Ireland: Celebration of the 250th Anniversary of Maria Edgeworth

Women writing Ireland

A panel discussion with

Marina Carr, Claire Kilroy, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne

Women writing Ireland is a panel discussion with four Irish women writers to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Maria Edgeworth.


This event will open with a talk on Edgeworth’s significance by Claire Connolly MRIA, School of English, UCC; a cultural historian of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Ireland.


Margaret Kelleher, Professor and Chair of Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama at UCD, will chair a panel of Irish women writers who will all be celebrating Edgeworth’s legacy:


  • Marina Carr
  • Claire Kilroy
  • Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin
  • Éilís Ní Dhuibhne


Date: Thursday, 6 December 2018

Time: 6.00 pm

Venue: Royal Irish Academy, Academy House, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, D02 HH58

Booking essential via: https://www.ria.ie/women-writing-ireland