Books: Other Irish Biographies

While you take an interest in the Irish great-great grandmother Harriet Susannah Ellis (born 1863 in Co. Sligo and who then went on to spend a number of years in County Wicklow and adjacent counties), here is a curated list of additional Irish biographies:

Harriet Susannah Ellis (the book for which this website exists). Harriet’s year and country of birth: 1863, Ireland.  Co-authors: Kim Burkhardt and Brian Ellis.

The Sligo-Leitrim World of Kate Cullen (1832-1913). Country: Ireland.  Author: Hilary Pyle.

The Wicklow World of Elizabeth Smith 1840 – 1850.  Country: Ireland.  Authors: Dermot James, Seamas O Maitiu.

Through Her Eyes – A New History of Ireland in 21 Women .   Author: Clodagh Finn.

Eileen Gray, Her Life and Work (Wexford-born designer and architect, lived 1878 – 1976). Author: Peter Adam.

The daughters of the first earl of Cork: Writing family, faith, politics and place (the first earl of Cork lived 1566 – 1643). Author: Ann-Maria Walsh.

The Fall of the Fitzmaurices – The Demise of Kerry’s First Family. Author: Kay Caball.

Our Wicklow Women: Booklet of several historical Wicklow women; made possible by Our Wicklow Heritage (County Council)