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Lecturer in Irish Studies, Mary Immaculate College and currently Bridget Clancy Scholar, Loyola Institute, TCD. Research background: Double First History and Archaeology UCD, 1985; M.Phil (Dunelm) on Irish influence on early ecclesiastical settlements in Scotland 1989; D.Phil (Oxon.) on Tírechán’s

I am an urban and social historian of modern Ireland and (to a lesser extent) of modern India, with a background in architectural history and engineering. I work broadly across the modern period and have published on subjects ranging from

Deirdre F. Brady’s research focuses on Irish female writers and intellectual networks of the mid-twentieth century. Her recent monograph entitled Literary Coteries and the Irish Women Writers’ Club (1933-1958)’ is published by the Liverpool University (2021). Other publications include a

Sarah O’Brien is a cultural historian with special interest in 19th and 20th century Irish emigration. She received a PhD in History from MIC (2009), and a B.Ed in Education (2004) . Her doctoral research was funded by the Irish

I am Director of Research at Mary Immaculate College (MIC), Limerick, and formerly Associate Professor of Urban History at the Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester. I hold a PhD from the University of Cambridge and have published broadly

Dr. David Clare is Lecturer in Drama and Theatre Studies at Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick. He previously held two Irish Research Council-funded postdoctoral fellowships at NUI Galway. His books include the monographs Bernard Shaw’s Irish Outlook (Palgrave Macmillan,