Eilís Dillon
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As well as Inside Ireland (1982), Eilís Dillon wrote an autobiographical essay for the Contemporary Authors Autobiography, volume 3, edited by Adele Sarkissian, published in 1986 by Gale Research Company, Book Tower, Detroit, Michigan 48226. Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 84-647879. ISBN 0-8103-4502-1. ISSN-0748-0636.

Some genealogical information on her family may be found in Burke's Irish Family Records, London, Burke's Peerage Limited, 1976, s.v. Dillon. See also Eilís Dillon, "A Victorian Household", in Victorian Dublin, edited by Tom Kennedy, Dublin, Albertine Kennedy Publishing with the Dublin Arts Festival, 1980, pp.64-71. ISBN 0 906002 05 2.

Eilís Dillon's working drafts are held in the Manuscripts collection of the National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.

The copyright to her work is held by the Eilís Dillon Literary Estate, 16 Prince Edward Terrace, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland, to whom all enquiries should be addressed.

Her work is discussed in several published sources, and her historical novels have been studied in a thesis written by Christine A. Walker for the degree of Master of Philosophy in Irish Studies at the National University of Ireland (University College Galway) in 1995.

A recent study of her books for young people set in Ireland is "'Inishrone Is Our Island': Rediscovering the Irish Novels of Eilís Dillon", in "The Lion and the Unicorn: A Critical Journal of Children's Literature", Volume 21 No. 3, special number on Irish children's literature. Published by Johns Hopkins University Press. ISSN 0147-2593.

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