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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 ...
“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 ...