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Recent Publications

• (ed.) Uncertain Futures: Essays in Honour of Roy Foster, Oxford University Press, 2016.
• Irish Nationalist Women, 1900-1918, Cambridge University Press, 2013 (paperback 2016).
• Thomas Kettle: A Biography, University College Dublin Press, 2009.
• T. M. Kettle, The Open Secret of Ireland, University College Dublin Press, 2006 (edited with introduction).
• A Very Short Introduction to Modern Ireland, Oxford University Press, 2004.
• Ireland and the Great War: ‘A War to Unite Us All?’ (ed. With Adrian Gregory), Manchester University Press, 2002: ‘An Irish Soldier in the Army of Europe’, pp. 8-27 in ibid.
• Before the Revolution: Nationalism, Social Change and Ireland’s Catholic Elite, 1879-1922, Cork University Press, 1999.


• “‘New Issues and Old: Women and Politics in Ireland, 1914-18’’, Women’s History Review, 1916.• ‘“Waging War on the Streets”: The Irish Women Patrol, 1914-22’, Irish Historical Studies, January, 2015, pp. 250-70.
• ‘Women and War in Ireland, 1914-18’, History Ireland, vol. 22, 2014, pp. 24-27 (article commissioned for a special issue: Ireland and World War One).
• ‘Another Class? Women and Higher Education in Ireland, 1870-1909, in Fintan Lane (ed.), Politics, Society and the Middle Class in Modern Ireland, Palgrave, 2008, pp. 176-193.
• ‘Women in the National University of Ireland’, in Tom Dunne (ed.), The National University of Ireland, 1908-2008: Centenary Essays, University College Dublin Press, 2008, pp. 19-32.

• ‘Feminist Responses to the Irish Constitution of 1937’ in J Harris (ed.) Civil Society in British History, Oxford University Press, 2004, pp. 213-229

• ‘Censorship and Its Critics in the Irish Free State’, Past and Present, November, 2003, pp. 193-218.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
Ireland, United Kingdom
Expertise by Chronology
Modern, 20th century
Expertise by Topic
Politics, Rebellion & Revolution, Women