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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 ...
Transatlantic exchange, urban development and heterogeneous engineering in the west of Ireland: Belmullet's unbuilt railways, c. 1820-1920 (Pre Published)
(Liverpool University Press, 2021-09)
This chapter focuses on technological and geo-spatial dreams of modernity through a study of the unexecuted proposals for developing the town of Belmullet in Co. Mayo as a transatlantic packet station. It adds to the growing ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...