Aodh Buidhe Mac an Bhaird Aodh Buidhe Mac an Bhaird, O.F.M. (aka Aedh Buidh Mac an Bhaird or Hugh Ward; c.1593 – 8 November 1635), was an Irish Franciscan friar who was a noted poet, historian and hagiographer.
Aubrey Gwynn Aubrey Osborn Gwynn (1892-18 May 1983) was an Irish Jesuit historian.
Bartholomew MacCarthy Bartholomew MacCarthy (b. Conna, Ballynoe, County Cork, 12 Dec., 1843; d. Inniscarra, Co. Cork, 6 Mar., 1904) was a scholar and chronologist who wrote extensively on Early Irish literature.
Bert Tosh The Reverend Dr Bert Tosh is a noted scholar of Irish Presbyterian history and is the Senior Producer for religion and ethics with BBC Northern Ireland, working on Radio Ulster programmes such a...
Brendan Clifford Brendan Clifford (born 1936) is an Irish historian and political activist.
Brendan Simms Brendan Peter Simms, Ph.D is an Irish historian and Professor of the History of International Relations in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge.
Brian Ó Cuív Brian Ó Cuív (1916 - 14 November 1999) was a Celtic scholar who specialised in Irish history and philology.
Caesar Litton Falkiner Caesar Litton Falkiner (26 September 1863 – 5 August 1908) was an Irish Unionist Party politician, barrister and a writer on literary and historical topics.
Carmel McCaffrey Carmel McCaffrey was born in Dublin, Ireland and teaches Irish history and Irish literature at Johns Hopkins University.
Charles Haliday Charles Haliday (1789–1866) was an Irish historian and antiquary who made significant contributions to the study of the history of Dublin, being particularly interested in the Scandinavian antiq...
Charles O'Conor (historian) Charles O'Conor, O'Conor Don (1 January 1710 – 1 July 1791), also known as Charles O'Conor of Belanagare, was an Irish writer and antiquarian who was enormously influential as a protagonis...
Diarmuid Whelan Dr. Diarmuid Whelan was an Irish academic in the history department of UCC. Born in Cork, he studied at Christian Brothers College, Cork and UCC. He wrote his doctoral thesis on Conor Cruise O'Brien.
Donnchadh Ó Corráin Donnchadh Ó Corráin is an Irish historian and Professor Emeritus of Medieval History at University College Cork.
Dorothy Macardle Dorothy Macardle (2 February 1889 in Dundalk – 23 December 1958 in Drogheda) was an Irish writer, novelist, playwright, and non-academic historian.
Dubhaltach Mac Fhirbhisigh Dubhaltach MacFhirbhisigh, also known as Dubhaltach Óg mac Giolla Íosa Mór mac Dubhaltach Mór Mac Fhirbhisigh, Duald Mac Firbis, Dudly Ferbisie, and Dualdus Firbissius (fl.
Dáibhí Ó Cróinín Dáibhí Ó Cróinín is an academic Irish historian, a Professor of History at the National University of Ireland, Galway (N.U.I. Galway).
Eamon Duffy Eamon DuffyFBA, FSA (born 9 February 1947, Dundalk) is an Irish Professor of the History of Christianity at the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow and former President of Magdalene College.
Edward Arthur Thompson Edward Arthur Thompson (22 May 1914 – 1 January 1994) was an Irish classicist, medievalist and professor at the University of Nottingham from 1948 to 1979.
Edward Ledwich Edward Ledwich LL.D. F.S.A. (1738 – 8 August 1823) was an Irish historian, antiquary and topographer.
Elizabeth Hickey Elizabeth Hickey (1917–1999) was a well-known Meath historian and author who lived at Skryne Castle near Tara.
Emma Donoghue Emma Donoghue (born 24 October 1969) is an Irish-born playwright, literary historian and novelist now living in Canada.
Emmett O'Byrne Emmett O'Byrne (born 30 November 1973) is an Irish historian whose primary research interests are the history of Medieval Ireland and Early Modern Ireland, focusing in particular on Gaelic Ireland.
Fintan Cullen Fintan Cullen (born 3 January 1954) in Dublin, is an Irish academic, educator and writer.
Florence O'Donoghue Florence O'Donoghue (1895–18 December 1967) was an Irish historian and head of intelligence of the Cork No. 1 Brigade of the Irish Republican Army during the Irish War of Independence.
Francis Harold Francis Harold, O.F.M. (died 18 March 1685), was an Irish Franciscan and historical writer.
Helena Concannon Helena Concannon (née Walsh; 1878 – 27 February 1952) was an Irish historian, writer, language scholar and Fianna Fáil politician.
Henry Cotton (divine) Henry Cotton (1789 – 3 December 1879) was an Anglo-Irish churchman, ecclesiastical historian and author.
Herbert F. Hore Herbert Francis Hore (b. 14 March 1817 - d. 15 August 1865) was an Irish historian, archaeologist, and author, born at County Wexford, Ireland.
Hubert Butler Hubert Marshal Butler (2 October 1900 – 5 January 1991) was an Irish essayist who wrote on a wide range of topics, from local history and archaeology to the political and religious affairs...
Hubert T. Knox Hubert Thomas Knox, MRIA, FRSAI, Irish historian, died 1920.
Iain Boal Iain Boal is an Irish social historian of technics and the commons, based as an independent scholar in the San Francisco Bay Area.
J. B. Bury John Bagnell Bury (16 October 1861 – 1 June 1927), known as J. B. Bury, was an Irish historian, classical scholar, Byzantinist and philologist.
James Auchmuty James Johnston Auchmuty, CBE was an Irish born historian and inaugural vice-chancellor of the University of Newcastle, Australia.
James Francis Hogan James Francis Hogan MP was an Irish history professor at University College Cork, author and Member of Parliament for Mid Tipperary between 1893–1900.
James Francis Lydon James Francis Lydon, (1928 - June 25, 2013), was an Irish historian, Lecky professor of History at Trinity College Dublin.
James Hardiman James Hardiman (1782–1855), also known as Séamus Ó hArgadáin, was a librarian at Queen's College, Galway.
James Henthorn Todd James Henthorn Todd (23 April 1805 – 28 June 1869) was a biblical scholar, educator, and Irish historian.
James Kelly (historian) James Kelly MRIA (born 1959) is a professor of Irish history, specialising in the period 1700–1850, and is a prolific author, who also edits several learned journals.
James MacCaffrey Monsignor James MacCaffrey STL (Maynooth), PhD (Frieburg) (1875-1935) was an Irish priest, theologian and historian, born in 1875, at Fivemiletown, Co. Tyrone, he was the son of Francis MacCaff...
James MacGeoghegan James MacGeoghegan (born at Uisneach, Westmeath, Ireland, 1702; died at Paris, 1763) was an Irish Roman Catholic priest and historian.
James Seaton Reid James Seaton Reid (1798–1851) was an Irish presbyterian minister and church historian.
James Ussher James Ussher (sometimes spelled Usher, 4 January 1581 – 21 March 1656) was Church of Ireland Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland between 1625 and 1656.
James Whitelaw The Rev. James Whitelaw (1749 – 4 February 1813) was an Irish historian, writer, statistician and philanthropist.
Jim Duffy (journalist) Jim Duffy (born 12 April 1966) is an Irish historian, political commentator, and served as a policy advisor to then Irish leader of the Opposition, Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny prior to the 2011 ...
Joe McGowan Joe McGowan (7 January 1944, Mullaghmore, Co. Sligo, Ireland) is an Irish historian, folklorist, and author specialising in the history and heritage of Ireland.
John A. Murphy John A. Murphy (born 17 January 1927) is an Irish historian and a former senator.
John Bowman (broadcaster) John Bowman PhD (born July 1942) is an Irish historian and a long-standing broadcaster and presenter of current affairs and political programmes with Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ).
John Clyn John Clyn, O.F.M. (c. 1286 – c. 1349), of the Friars Minor, Kilkenny, was a 14th-century Irish friar and chronicler who lived at the time of the Black Death.
John Colgan John Colgan, O.F.M., was an Irish Franciscan friar noted as a hagiographer and historian, born 1592, died about 1657.
John Curry (historian) John Curry (b. in Dublin, Ireland, in the first quarter of the eighteenth century; d. there, 1780) was an Irish doctor of medicine, historian, and Roman Catholic activist.
John Daly Burk John Daly Burk (ca.1776-1808) was an Irish-born dramatist, historian and newspaperman in the United States in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
John Henry Whyte John Henry Whyte (30 April 1928, Penang, Malaysia – 16 May 1990, New York, United States) was an Irish historian, political scientist and author of books on Northern Ireland, divided societies a...
John Joseph Lee John Joseph Lee (born 9 July 1942) is an Irish historian and former senator.
John Lanigan John Lanigan (1758 – 8 July 1825) was an Irish Church historian.
John Macrory Magrath John Macrory Magrath, also known by his Gaelic name Seán mac Ruaidhri Mac Craith (fl.
John O'Donovan (scholar) John O'Donovan (Seán Ó Donnabháin; 25 July 1806 – 10 December 1861), from Atateemore, in the parish of Kilcolumb, County Kilkenny, and educated at Hunt's Academy, Waterford, was an Irish languag...
John O'Hart John O'Hart was an Irish genealogist. He was born in Crossmolina, Co. Mayo, Ireland. A committed Roman Catholic, O'Hart originally planned to become Catholic priest but instead spent 2 years as a police officer. He was an Associate in Arts at the Queen's University of Belfast.
John O'Heyne John O'Heyne (ca. 1648 – 11 December 1713) was an Irish Dominican and historian.
Michael John Brenan Michael John Brenan, O.M.C., was an Irish Roman Catholic priest and a scholar of Church history, who gained notoriety through his temporary apostasy from the Catholic Church to the Church of Ireland.
Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Mícheál Ó Cléirigh (c. 1590 – 1643), sometimes known as Michael O'Clery, was an Irish chronicler, scribe and antiquary and chief author of the Annals of the Four Masters, assisted by C...
Nicholas Canny Nicholas Patrick Canny (born 1944) is an Irish historian and academic.
Nicholas Mansergh Philip Nicholas Seton Mansergh, OBE (27 June 1910 – 16 January 1991) was a distinguished historian of Ireland and the British Commonwealth.
P. J. Honey Patrick James Honey was an Irish-born Vietnamese language scholar and historian.
P. S. O'Hegarty Patrick Sarsfield O'Hegarty (Pádraig Sáirséal Ó hÉigeartaigh, 29 December 1879 – 17 December 1955) was an Irish writer, editor and historian and a former member of the Supreme Council of the Iri...
Patrick Denis O'Donnell Patrick Denis O'Donnell (9 January 1922 – 1 January 2005) was an Irish military historian, writer, former UN peace-keeper, and retired Commandant of the Irish Defence Forces.
Patrick Fleming Patrick Fleming, O.F.M. (Lagan, County Louth 17 April 1599 – Bohemia, 7 November 1631), was an Irish Franciscan scholar, who was murdered near Prague in the course of the Thirty Years' War.
Patrick S. Dinneen Patrick Stephen Dinneen (Pádraig Ua Duinnín; 25 December 1860–29 September 1934) was an Irish lexicographer and historian.
Patrick Weston Joyce Patrick Weston Joyce (1827 – November 1914) was an Irish historian, writer and music collector, known particularly for his research in local place names of Ireland.
Paul Walsh (priest) Father Paul Walsh (An tAthair Pól Breathnach), (19 June 1885 – 18 June 1941) was an Irish priest and historian.
Peadar Livingstone Rev. Peadar Livingstone was a Roman Catholic priest in the Diocese of Clogher, Ireland.
Thomas Braddell Sir Thomas Braddell (1823–1891) was an Irish lawyer, the first Attorney-General of the British Colony of Singapore.
Thomas Carve Thomas Carve was a historian, b. in Co. Tipperary, Ireland, 1590; d. probably in 1672.
Thomas Desmond Williams Thomas Desmond Williams (26 May 1921 – 18 January 1987) was an Irish academic and Professor of Modern History at University College Dublin (UCD).
Thomas Keightley (historian) Thomas Keightley (1789–1872) was a writer known for his works on mythology and folklore, particularly Fairy Mythology (1828, 1833, 1850, 1870) which has been reprinted as The World Guide t...
Thomas Leland Thomas Leland (1722 - 1785) was an Irish historian, translator and academic and the author of the early gothic novel "Longsword, Earl of Salisbury: An Historical Romance", published in 1762.
Thomas Messingham Thomas Messingham was an Irish hagiologist, born in the Diocese of Meath.
Thomas More Madden Thomas More Madden was an Irish physician and writer, son and biographer of Richard Robert Madden.
Thomas Morrissey Fr. Thomas "Tom" J. Morrissey, historian, teacher and writer, was the fifth Director of Education at the College of Industrial Relations (National College of Ireland) from 1983 to 1989.
Thomas Pakenham (historian) Thomas Francis Dermot Pakenham, 8th Earl of Longford, known simply as Thomas Pakenham, is an Anglo-Irish historian and arborist who has written several prize-winning books on the diverse s...
Tim Pat Coogan Timothy Patrick "Tim Pat" Coogan (born 22 April 1935) is an Irish historical writer, broadcaster and newspaper columnist.
Tom Garvin Tom Christopher Garvin (born 1944) is an Irish political scientist and historian.
Tom Reilly (author) Tom Reilly (born 1960) is an Irish author and former newspaper columnist (Life of Reilly, Drogheda Independent), who has written books on Oliver Cromwell and religion, (Hollow Be Thy N...
William Maziere Brady William Maziere Brady (1825–1894) was an Irish priest, ecclesiastical historian and journalist who converted to Roman Catholicism from Anglicanism.
William Reeves (bishop) William Reeves (16 March 1815 – 12 January 1892) was an Irish antiquarian and the Church of Ireland Bishop of Down, Connor and Dromore from 1886 until his death.
William Wilde Sir William Robert Wills Wilde MD, FRCSI, (March 1815 – 19 April 1876) was an Irish eye and ear surgeon, as well as an author of significant works on medicine, archaeology and folklore, particul...
Éamonn Mac Thomáis Éamonn MacThomáis (13 January 1927–16 August 2002) was an author, broadcaster, historian, Irish Republican, advocate of the Irish Language and lecturer.
Éamonn MacThomáis Éamonn MacThomáis (13 January 1927–16 August 2002) was an author, broadcaster, historian, Irish Republican, advocate of the Irish Language and lecturer.