Kevin Barry Papers


A collection of material relating to Kevin Barry, who was executed for his part in the killing of three British soldiers in 1920. The collection includes material associated with his days at Belvedere College, his year as a medical student in UCD, and his brief time in custody at Mountjoy Prison before execution. The majority of the collection is composed of material gathered by Kathy Barry Maloney, Barry's sister, after his death.

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Irish Poetry Reading Collection


The Irish Poetry Reading Collection, which forms part of the Irish Poetry Reading Archive, is a central repository for readings by Irish poets, in both the English and the Irish language. This collection aims to capture and preserve the rich and diverse landscape of poetry in Ireland, and includes the voices of: established poets; emerging poets; performance poets; avant-garde poets; English and Irish language poets; and Irish diaspora poets. Many of the readings are accompanied by handwritten or typed presentation copies of the poem, created by the poet especially for the reading.

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Poems of Sinn Fein


Pamphlet of Republican poetry entitled Poems of Sinn Fein, by Mary Brennan Clapp and Dan Holland, Butte, Montana, United States, including a poem to Barry (p. 6).

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Fragment from the Wolfe Tone Annual


Fragment from the Wolfe Tone Annual with an article entitled 'Gallant Kevin Barry' by E O hAnnrachtaigh and a poem entitled 'Kevin Barry' by Constance De Markievicz.

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The Irish Nurses' Journal


The Irish Nurses' Journal, vol. 2, no. 11 (March 1938)

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The lgnatian


Copy of The lgnatian, students' journal of St. Ignatius College, San Francisco, California, with a three verse poem in tribute of Barry by Vincent W. Hallinan (p. 53).

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Manuscript of Ailbhe Darcy's poem 'Icon'


Handwritten presentation copy of the poem 'Icon'.

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Manuscript of Patrick Chapman's poem 'Omertà'


Handwritten presentation copy of the poem 'Omertá'.

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Manuscript of Medbh McGuckian's poem 'The Makeover'


Manuscript presentation copy of the poem 'The Makeover'.

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Manuscript of Medbh McGuckian's poem 'Gigot Sleeves'


Manuscript presentation copy of the poem 'Gigot Sleeves'.

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Manuscript of Anne Haverty's poem 'Omagh'


Handwritten presentation copy of the poem 'Omagh'.

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Manuscript of Anne Haverty's poem 'The Nun and the Greyhound'


Handwritten presentation copy of the poem 'The Nun and the Greyhound'.

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Manuscript of Medbh McGuckian's poem 'The Flower Master'


Manuscript presentation copy of the poem 'The Flower Master'.

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Manuscript of Medbh McGuckian's poem 'Hazel Lavery, the green coat, 1926'


Manuscript presentation copy of the poem 'Hazel Lavery, the green coat, 1926'.

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Manuscript of Patrick Chapman's poem 'You Murder the Sun'


Handwritten presentation copy of the poem 'You Murder the Sun'.

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Manuscript of Patrick Chapman's poem 'The Voyager Mote'


Handwritten presentation copy of the poem 'The Voyager Mote'.

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Manuscript of Michael Longley's poem 'Persephone'


Handwritten presentation copy of the poem 'Persephone'.

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Manuscript of Medbh McGuckian's poem 'The Statement of My Right Honourable Friend'


Manuscript presentation copy of the poem 'The Statement of My Right Honourable Friend'.

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Manuscript of Patrick Chapman's poem 'Tunisia, Winter 1998'


Handwritten presentation copy of the poem 'Tunisia, Winter 1998' .

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Manuscript of Anthony Cronin's poem 'Writing'


Handwritten presentation copy of the poem 'Writing'.

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Manuscript of Patrick Chapman's poem 'The Darwin Vampires'


Handwritten presentation copy of the poem 'The Darwin Vampires'.

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Manuscript of Anne Haverty's poem 'Ladies Waiting Room, Thurles Station'


Handwritten presentation copy of the poem 'Ladies Waiting Room, Thurles Station'.

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Manuscript of Anne Haverty's poem 'Preparations for the Reception of a Soul'


Handwritten presentation copy of the poem 'Preparations for the Reception of a Soul'.

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Manuscript of Patrick Chapman's poem 'A Promiscuity of Spines'


Handwritten presentation copy of the poem 'A promiscuity of Spines'.

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