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Interrupt Function and Operation
Detailed description of hardware interrupts from "The PC Guide". Contains separate sections on interrupt controllers, IRQ lines, interrupt priority, interrupt conflicts, and Non-Maskable Interrupts (NMI).
IRQ Details By Number
Lists each of the 16 interrupt lines and provides a full description of what they are, how they are normally used, and any special information that is relevant to them. This page is from "The PC Guide".
PC system resources reference guide
Covers IRQs, DMAs, I/O, and memory addresses, as well as system configuration, resource conflicts, and plug and play.