Irish Historical Society

Officers and Committee 2023

Prof Lindsey Earner-Byrne
Trinity College Dublin

Dr Caoimhe Whelan
Queen Mary University of London 

Dr Conor Mulvagh
University College Dublin

Committee of seven
Professor Michael Cronin
Professor Linsey Earner-Byrne
Professor Diarmaid Ferriter
Professor Jacqueline Hill
Professor James Kelly
Professor Jane Ohlmeyer
Dr Jennifer Redmond

Irish Historical Society


All meetings will be held at 19:00 at Boston College, No. 43 St. Stephen's Green, and hybrid via Zoom.
A link to join online will be made available before each meeting.


17 January:         Irish Historical Society Presidential Address
                              'Doing the Decade of Centenaries Digitially:
                              The Lessons from Century Ireland'

                              Professor Mike Cronin (Boston College)

21 February       'The News of Ireland and Everywhere Else:
                              A Journey to the Renaissance Origins of Regular Reporting'

                              Professor Brendan Dooley (University College Cork)

14 March           'Power and patronage in medieval Ireland'
                            Dr Niamh Wycherley (Maynooth University)

18 April              'The Shapes of the State in Early Modern Ireland'
Dr Neil Johnston (UK National Archives)

16 May               'In All Circumstances:
                            Home Births and Collaborative Healthcare in Ireland, 1900-1950'
Dr Cara Delay (College of Charleston)

17 October        'Married women and control of land in later medieval Ireland'
Dr Sparky Booker (Dublin City University)

14 November     'Debating Peace inside Prison:
                             IRA Prisoners in Portlaoise and the H-Blocks'
Dr Dieter Reinisch (Ollscoil na Gaillimhe, University of Galway)
12 December      'Penal Nationalism and the Northern Irish Border'
Dr Lynsey Black (Maynooth University)


Admission to I.H.S. talks is free and all are welcome.

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