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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...