List of Irish historians

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A list of Irish historians is presented in this article, from the earliest times up to the present day, by historical periods and in alphabetically order for easier reference.

Many of the earlier historians would have been known in their time as: "Irish Men and Women of Learning". A number of those listed below were scholars in different fields: literature, mathematics, theology, biography, narratives, hagiography, grammar.

Legendary and Pre-Historic Era[edit]

Early Medieval Era: 5th-12th centuries[edit]

Late Medieval Era: 12th-16th centuries[edit]

Early Modern Era: 17th-19th centuries[edit]

Modern historians[edit]