|Areas of expertise||
Modern Irish History, Queer History, History of Gay Rights Activism in Ireland, Social and Political History
Queer History, Activism, Ireland, Social History, Resistance.
> PhD, History, European University Institute, Florence, 2019.
> 2018 Society for the Social History of Medicine Bursary.
> 2018 Women’s History Association of Ireland Bursary
> 2014-2018 Irish Government/EUI Florence fully funded-scholarship (€66,000)
> 2015 Birkbeck, University of London Bursary.
> ‘Cherishing all the Children of the Nation Equally: Gay Youth Organisation and Activism in Ireland’, co-written with Páraic Kerrigan, in Queer Youth Histories, Daniel Marshall, Palgrave Macmillan, in press.
> ‘It’s poppycock to say homosexuals can be excused’ – Rethinking the gay and lesbian movement in Republic of Ireland 1970s-1990s’, in Same-Sex Relationships in History: International Perspectives since 1789, Sean Brady & Mark Seymour (eds.), Bloomsbury Academic, June 2019.
|Peer Reviewed Journals||
> ‘Abortion, Gay Rights and the National Gay Federation in Ireland, 1982-1983’, in Journal of the History of Sexuality, Vol 29, no. 1, 2020.
> ‘Homosexuality is not a problem – it doesn’t do you any harm and can be lots of fun’: Students and Gay Rights Activism in Irish Universities, 1970s-1980s’, in Irish Economic and Social History, published online 12 September 2019.
> ‘Homosexuals are Revolting’ – Gay & Lesbian Activism in Republic of Ireland 1970s-1990s, Studi Irlandesi: Journal of Irish Studies, Vol. 7, 2017.
> 'Remembering the Hirschfeld Biograph: Ireland's first LGBT+ cinema', Gay Community News, March 2020, https://gcn.ie/hirschfeld-biograph-irelands-first-lgbt-cinema/
> ‘Law of the Land’, Gay Community News, February 2020, Issue 362.
> ‘“Don’t be stupid, don’t be silly, put a condom on your willy”, Early HIV/AIDS Activism in Ireland’, in Gay Community News, https://gcn.ie/put-condom-willy-early-hiv-aids-activism-ireland/, 29 November 2019.
> ‘“Do you think it might help you to meet up with gay people?” Tel-A-Friend: the Republic of Ireland’s first telephone befriending service for homosexual men and women’, in Gay Community News, https://gcn.ie/lgbt-history-month-irelands-first-lgbt-helpline-tel-a-friend/, 11 October 2019.
> ‘The journey to Pride: 40 years since Ireland’s first Pride Week’, in Gay Community News, https://gcn.ie/40-years-irelands-first-pride-week/, 27 June 2019.
> ‘How the Hirschfeld Centre transformed Ireland’s gay scene’, in RTÉ Brainstorm, https://www.rte.ie/eile/brainstorm/2019/0304/1034183-how-the-hirschfeld-centre-transformed-irelands-gay-scene/ , 4 March 2019.
> ‘Refusing to succumb: Students and LGBTQ Activism on Irish Universities, 1970s-1990s’, Gay Times, Issue 493, March 2019.
> ‘Queering Northern Ireland during the ‘Troubles’, in Writing the History of the Troubles, 18 February 2019.https://writingthetroublesweb.wordpress.com/2019/02/18/queering-the-troubles/#more-366