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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 ...
“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 ...
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, ...
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 ...