The Irish Parliamentary Party, Home Rule, Irish Revolution, World War I, Political History, Irish Political Parties, Ancient Order of Hibernians, Popular and Political Cultures of Memory, Commemoration.
Martin O'Donoghue (Professional Historian)
PhD, NUI Galway (2016)
M.A. (History), NUI Galway (2011) First Class Honours.
B.A., NUI Galway (2010) Double-First Class Honours.
2017-18 National Library of Ireland Research Studentship Holder
|Management & Administrative experience||
- Academic Director, Parnell Summer School 2018-
Sept 2017 – Lecturer, History, School of Humanities, NUI Galway
Sept 2017 – Lecturer, Youth Academy, NUI Galway
Sept 2015-2017 Module Tutor, History, School of Humanities, NUI Galway
Sept 2013-2015 Tutor, History, School of Humanities, NUI Galway
I taught across a range of themes and periods including ‘Ireland 1912-23’; ‘Europe in the Age of the Great War’; ‘Ireland and Europe in the Age of the French Revolution’; ‘Ireland and Europe in the long nineteenth century’ and ‘Ireland and Europe from the Medieval to the Early Modern Age’.
In April 2016, I spoke at 1916 community commemorations in county Galway. I also provided outreach to a number of local secondary, vocational and primary schools in the run up to the centenary and gave a talk on the Rising to a chapter of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association.
|Committees & Associations||
Academic Director, Parnell Summer School, 2018
Irish Committee for Historical Sciences/National Library of Ireland Research Studentship 2017-18
Parnell Summer School Scholar, August 2014
War & Revolution in the West: Digital Humanities Project:
The Legacy of the Irish Parliamentary Party in Independent Ireland (Liverpool University Press, under contract).
‘“We should for the present stand absolutely aloof”: Home Rule Perspectives on the Treaty Debate’ in Liam Weeks and Mícheál Ó Fathartaigh (eds), The Treaty (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2018).
‘The “humdrum little town”? – Tuam at Easter 1916’ in Marie Mannion (ed) Centenary Reflections on the 1916 Rising: Galway County Perspectives (Galway: Galway County Council, 2016), pp. 181-96.
|Peer Reviewed Journals||
‘"As Nearly Subservient’ as it Could be"? Vocationalism and Senatorial Speaking Behaviour in the Irish Senate 1938-45', Parliaments, Estates and Representation, Vol. 36, No. 2 (2016), pp. 211-231.
'1927- Tuam and North Galway in the year of two general elections', JOTS 12 (Journal of the Old Tuam Society), 2015.
‘“The renewal of a pledge of faith”? John Redmond Days in the south-east in the 1920s’, History Ireland, Vol. 23, No. 1 (January/February 2015). pp. 38-41.
• ‘The AOH and Home Rule decline in Four Nations’, Four Nations blog, King's College London, 24 July 2017.
• Úna Newell, The West Must Wait: County Galway and the Irish Free State, Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society, 2017 (forthcoming).
• Map of the Burning of Tuam, 20 July, 1920 in John Crowley, Dónal Ó Drisceoil and Mike Murphy (eds) The Atlas of the Irish Revolution (Cork: Cork University Press, 2017), p. 604.