Mary Ann Allingham: An Introduction

by Dr. Niamh Hamill MARY ANN ALLINGHAM 1820-1836 Will any one read my preface? (thought I to myself, as I sat down one evening with my Crow quill dipped in Indian ink in my fingers ready to begin an introductory page to my Friends ….

Tracking ‘Norah’

Dr Lindsay Janssen At various occasions during the past few years, people have asked me why a Dutch Indonesian like myself is working in the field of Irish studies; where is the connection? Where does the appeal come from? Indeed, until ten years ago,…

Single Lives 2017 – Single Feminisms

By Katinka Wilmink, University College Dublin Overview of Conference: The Single Lives Conference was held at the Humanities Institute at University College Dublin in October 2017. The two-day conference gathered a broad range of international academics and explored the evolving phenomenon of the single…

From Maud Gonne to Bathing-suits and Striptease Culture

By Dr Clare Gorman Waterford Institute of Technology hosted the first ever Women On Ireland Research Network interdisciplinary conference earlier this month. National and International speakers gathered over the two-day event to discuss and share research that is being carried out on the role,…


Occluded Narratives: Researching Irish Women’s Writing 1880-1910

26 November 2016, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick