Ida L. White

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Ida L. White was an Irish poet and feminist.

White was the wife of George White, editor and founder of the Ballymena Observer. She was a feminist and republican. Her later life was unsettled, been exiled to Paris, imprisoned in Holloway, London, and made a public attack on the Czar of Russia.


  • Lady Blanche, and Other Poems, by Ida, London; Hamilton Adams; and Belfast; C. Aitchison, 1875.
  • The Three Banquets, and Prison Poems, London, 1890.


  • Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Irish Women Poets, pp. 238–39,Anne Ulry Colman, Kenny's Bookshop, Galway, 1996. ISBN 0-906312-44-2.