I hold a Ph.D in History from the University of Limerick (UL – 2007). I also hold a BA in History, Political Science and Sociology from NUI Galway (2002), a H.Dip.Ed. from University College Dublin (2003) and an MA in History from UL (2004).
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Juvenile criminality and its punishment in twentieth century Ireland; the Irish penal system 1877-1921; social history of early twentieth-century Ireland; gender and drunkenness in Ireland 1900-1920; institutions in twentieth-century Ireland. I am also in training to become an accredited/professional Indexer and have already completed a number of commissions for academic works.
juvenile crime; punishment; penal history; prison history; institutions; habitual criminal; habitual drunkard; borstal system; inebriate reformatory; social history; women's history; gender history; indexer; indexing.
Conor Reidy (Professional Historian)