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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 ...
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 ...
St. Finbarr’s Catholic Church, Bantry: a history (Pre published)
(Bantry Historical Society, 2017-12-11)
St. Finbarr’s Catholic Church in Bantry has a long and rich history, and is widely regarded as one of the most important buildings in the town and surrounding area. It has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment, ...
Catholic power and the Irish city: modernity, religion, and planning in Galway, 1944-49 (Pre published)
(Cambridge University Press, 2020-07)
A major town planning dispute between church and state in Galway in the 1940s over the location for a new school provides a lens for rethinking Ireland's distinctive engagement with modernity. Using town planning and urban ...
All Saints, Drimoleague: clarifications and new discoveries (Pre published)
(Cork Historical & Archaeological Society, 2016)
Since the publication of my article on Catholic visual culture in Cork in the 1950s in last year’s journal, some new material has come to my attention that allows for both some clarifications as well as some new insights. ...
All Saints, Drimoleague, and Catholic visual culture under Bishop Cornelius Lucey in Cork, 1952-9 (Pre published)
(Cork Historical & Archaeological Society, 2015)
All Saints, Drimoleague, designed by Cork architect Frank Murphy and built in 1954-6, was the first church built in a modernist architectural style in the Cork and Ross diocese since Christ the King, Turner’s Cross, in the ...