Representations of Jews in Irish Literature Exhibition | Belfast | December 7th – January 27th 2017

jews in irish literature exhibition

The Irish Jewish Museum has been very pleased to participate in the major research project of Ulster University and the National University of Ireland Galway on Representations of Jews in Irish Literature. This project explores aspects of Jewish culture and identity through the literary record. An accompanying travelling exhibition is currently underway.

Jews in Irish Literature Brochure

New dates for the travelling exhibition:

  • PRONI Belfast 5 September – 30 September
  • Coleraine Townhall as part of the Literary festival 6 October – 28 October
  • NUI Galway 7 December – 27 January
  • Linen Hall Library Belfast 10 January – 27 January


Representations of Jews in Irish Literature, a free exhibition, is being held at the Linen Hall Library, in Belfast, until January 31st. Beginning with the medieval Annals of Inisfallen, it moves through centuries of poetry, prose and drama to the present day. After Belfast the exhibition moves to Waterford Institute of Technology, where it will run for the month of February. It will be launched on February 1st at 6pm by the poet Simon Lewis, author of Jewtown.

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