‘Women and the Irish Constitution: a roundtable discussion’ took place on 13 February 2024 in UCD Humanities Institute. The panel included contributions from Dr Mary McAuliffe (UCD, chair) Prof. Caitriona Beaumont (London South Bank University), Associate Professor Jennifer Redmond (Maynooth University), Orla O’Connor (National Women’s Council), Prof. Lindsey Earner Byrne (Trinity College Dublin) and the Sutherland School of Law Poet in Residence, Julie Morrissy.
History Hub's Educational Resources
History Hub is delighted to present History Hub’s Educational Resources, a brand new podcast series for all history students of all ages – from the School of History at University College Dublin.
The series consists of interviews and lectures from UCD historians, including Diarmaid Ferriter, Paul Rouse and Catherine Cox, who share their expertise on topics such as: the Anglo-Irish Treaty; the development of fascism in interwar Europe; trade unionism and the 1913 Dublin Lockout; the Irish Women’s suffrage movement; and the Catholic Church in twentieth century Ireland.
Watch Professor Diarmaid Ferriter discuss the Anglo-Irish Treaty
Episode 1: Diarmaid Ferriter discusses the Anglo-Irish Treaty
In episode one, History Hub editor Dr Irial Glynn is in conversation with Professor Diarmaid Ferriter on a defining moment in modern Irish history, the negotiation of the Anglo-Irish Treaty in 1921.
Episode 2: Fionnuala Walsh on the campaign for women’s suffrage in Ireland
In episode two, UCD’s Dr Fionnuala Walsh is in conversation with History Hub editor Dr Irial Glynn about the campaign for women’s suffrage in Ireland.
Watch this short clip on how Irish suffragists responded to outbreak of First World War.
Episode 3: Fascist regimes in interwar Europe, a lecture by Robert Gerwarth
In episode three, Robert Gerwarth (Professor of Modern History at UCD) gives a lecture on fascist regimes in interwar Europe.
Watch this short clip.
Episode 5: Cultural Policy and Religion in Independent Ireland.
In episode five, Assistant Professor Susannah Riordan takes a look at cultural policy and religion in independent Ireland.
In her talk Dr Riordan responds to a question from the 2018 Higher Level Leaving Certificate History examination paper: “During the period 1922‐1949, how successful were attempts to make independent Ireland a Gaelic and Catholic society?”
Watch this short clip.
Episode 6: Paul Rouse on Economic change in Ireland in the 1950s.
In episode six, Professor Paul Rouse takes a look at economic developments in Ireland during the 1950s.
Educational Resources is produced by UCD School of History. The series editor is Dr Jennifer Wellington.
Playlist of entire series
‘Our shared built military heritage: the online mapping, inventorying and recording of the army barracks of Ireland, 1690-1921
Digital Cultures is one of the research themes for the UCD College of Arts and Humanities Research Strategy for 2020-2024. The strategy brings together and supports the combined research excellence from across the College’s Schools, Institutes, Centres and subject disciplines. As part of the Digital Cultures theme of the strategy, Dr Charles Ivar McGrath (UCD) and Dr Suzanne Forbes (Open University) gave a presentation entitled ‘Our shared built military heritage: the online mapping, inventorying and recording of the army barracks of Ireland, 1690-1921’. The presentation took place in January 2024 and focused on their work on the Army Barracks of Ireland project.
UCD offers a variety of study options and entry pathways, ranging from full-time degrees to short-term courses for pure interest. Lifelong Learning offers all adult learners the opportunity to explore a subject of their choice without the pressure of an examination. Open Learning is a flexible way of studying part-time at UCD. Explore your history options for the coming year.
To mark the date of the November Pogrom, Dr. Mark Jones gave a lecture – ‘1923: Hitler’s Breakthrough Year’ – in association with Holocaust Education Ireland, Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin. The lecture took place on Tuesday 7 November in Trinity College Dublin.