Digital Repository of Ireland
Caroline is a senior programme manager with the Digital Repository of Ireland at the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, where she leads a research project on the impact of philanthropy in contemporary Ireland. She was previously Project Creative Lead for Inspiring Ireland 1916, DRI's award-winning flagship digital cultural heritage website. (www.inspiring-ireland.ie) She holds a Ph.D in history from Trinity College Dublin, advises on public history project development, is experienced in corporate governance of cultural heritage organisations, and has lectured and written on Irish history, art, and architecture.
|Areas of expertise||
Digital cultural heritage project design
Irish studies; social history; economic history; religious history; 19th century history; 20th century history;art history; architectural history; arts patronage; medieval history; church furnishings; stained glass; metadata; digital preservation; digital humanities; social media; radio;history matters; technology; teaching resources; e-learning; cultural heritage; cultural tourism; Ireland; Britain; United States;Australia; New Zealand;
Caroline McGee (Professional Historian)
Ph.D., School of Histories and Humanities,
2015 – 2016
2011 – 2016
2010 – 2011
June – September 2013
|Management & Administrative experience||
• Additional Role: Library Sub-committee Convenor
2000 – 2009
2013 – 2015
2010 – 2012
Lectures & Presentations
2015 – 2016
|Committees & Associations||
Council Member, (Library Committee Co-Ordinator),
Research Support Grant, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art (2013)
Volunteer career advisor
Webmaster/Social media marketing
'William Pearse: A Spiritual Thing', in '"The End of All Things Earthly": Faith Profiles of the 1916 Leaders', (Dublin, 2016)
‘Visiting 19th century artists to Ireland” in Painters & Painting 1600 – 1900: Art & Architecture of Ireland, Volume II, ed. Nicola Figgis, (Dublin, 2014)
‘A noble Church in the most Catholic quarter of a bitterly Protestant and Presbyterian city: communicating religious identity in West Belfast at the turn of the twentieth century’ in Belfast: the emerging city, 1850 – 1914, ed. Olwen Purdue, (Dublin, 2012)
|Peer Reviewed Journals||
' Inspiring Ireland: Building History, Making Memory’, Eire-Ireland Journal of Irish Studies: Special Issue – Ireland and the Contemporary, No 52, Numbers 1 & 2, Spring/Summer 2017 (forthcoming)
'“A Reverence Peculiarly its Own”: the Boys' Chapel at Clongowes Wood College', Studies: an Irish Quarterly Review, v. 103, no. 412, Winter, 2014/2015.
' Inspiring Ireland 1916: Rising in the Regions’. Inspiring Ireland, Digital Repository of Ireland, March 2016. Web. [www.inspiring-ireland.ie/1916/rising-regions].
‘"A courageous adventure in the medium": Review of Nicola Gordon Bowe's biography of 'Wilhelmina Geddes: life and work', Artefact : journal of the Irish Association of Art Historians, no. 8, 2016.