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Research pioneers 6: Gerardine Meaney

The publication in 2002 of The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing: Women’s Writing and Traditions volumes 4 and 5 was a watershed moment in Irish literary history. Gerardine Meaney was among the principal co-editors of this endeavour, which evolved in response to the… Continue Reading “Research pioneers 6: Gerardine Meaney”

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 .… Continue Reading “Mary Ann Allingham: An Introduction”

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,… Continue Reading “Tracking ‘Norah’”

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… Continue Reading “Single Lives 2017 – Single Feminisms”

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,… Continue Reading “From Maud Gonne to Bathing-suits and Striptease Culture”