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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 ...
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 ...
James H. Murphy, The Politics of Dublin Corporation, 1840-1900: From Reform to Expansion (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2020) (review)
(H-Albion, H-Net Reviews, 2020-12-08)
Review of: James H. Murphy, The Politics of Dublin Corporation, 1840-1900: From Reform to Expansion (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2020)
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)
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 ...
Building the Irish courthouse and prison: a political history, 1750-1850 (Pre published)
(Cork University Press, 2020)
This book is the first national history of the building of some of Ireland’s most important historic public buildings. Focusing on the former assize courthouses and county gaols, it tells a political history of how they ...