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The afterlives of Galway jail, "difficult" heritage, and the Maamtrasna Murders: representations of an Irish urban space, 1882-2018 (Pre published)
(Cambridge University Press, 2020-05-03)
This article explores the spatial history and ‘afterlives’ of Galway jail, where an innocent man, Myles Joyce, was executed in 1882 following his conviction for the Maamtrasna murders; in 2018 he was formally pardoned by ...
“The radicals in these reform times”: politics, grand juries and Ireland’s unbuilt assize courthouses, 1800-45 (Pre published)
(Cambridge University Press, 2015-02-11)
It is the aim, in this article, to identify the reasons why certain designs for courthouses in early-nineteenth-century Ireland remained unexecuted, and to do so by analysing surviving drawings and placing them in the ...
Building a Catholic church in 1950s Ireland: architecture, rhetoric and landscape in Dromore, Co. Cork, 1952-56 (Pre published)
(Cambridge University Press, 2020-02-10)
This article explores the intellectual culture of Catholic architectural production in 1950s Ireland through the study of a church-building project in rural West Cork. It analyses the phenomenon of the Irish ‘church-building ...
Urban governance and prison building in pre-Famine Ireland, 1820-1845 (Pre published)
This chapter focuses on urban governance, urban agency, and civil society with reference to the construction of new prisons in Irish towns in the early nineteenth century. It investigates how civil society and central ...
Planning for bicycles in the Irish city: a brief history (Pre published)
(Irish Planning Institute, 2020)
In this short article I will summarise recent research on cycling in urban Ireland and elsewhere in Europe. I will briefly comment on how cycling was discussed by Irish town planners in the past, and how it was discussed ...
“A scene of shameful disorder and dissipation”: alcohol, music, animals, and vegetables in early nineteenth-century Irish prisons (Pre published)
(History Ireland, 2019-08-26)
James Palmer and Benjamin Woodward, the state’s prison inspectors in early nineteenth-century Ireland, faced a monumental challenge: all around the country in big county gaols and in small bridewells, prison governors and ...
Andrew Tierney, The buildings of Ireland: central Leinster, the counties of Kildare, Laois, and Offaly (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2019) (review)
(Cambridge University Press, 2019-07-15)
Review of: Andrew Tierney, The buildings of Ireland: central Leinster, the counties of Kildare, Laois, and Offaly (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2019)
Frank Keohane, The Buildings of Ireland: Cork, City and County (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2020) (review)
(Cambridge University Press, 2020-05-18)
Review of: Frank Keohane, The Buildings of Ireland: Cork, City and County (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2020)
Rethinking the origins of the British Prisons Act of 1835: Ireland and the development of central-government prison inspection, 1820-35 (Pre published)
(Cambridge University Press, 2016-09)
While the introduction of central-government inspectors for prisons in a British act of 1835 has been seen as a key Whig achievement of the 1830s, the Irish precedent enacted by Charles Grant, a liberal Tory chief secretary, ...
British solutions to Irish problems: representations of Ireland in the British architectural press, 1837-53’ (Pre published)
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014-05-10)
Existing scholarship on representations of Ireland in the British press has overlooked a subset of nineteenth–century publications: architectural periodicals. By analysing their coverage of Irish issues over a fifteen year ...