Member Details

Full Name

Paul Hughes (Professional Historian)

Membership Type

Professional Historian



BA (History and English): Maynooth University, 2004
MA (History): Maynooth University, 2005. Thesis: 'The Irish Revolution in King's County (Offaly), 1913-21'
PhD (History): Queen's University, Belfast, 2018. Thesis: 'The Irish republican activism of Laurence Ginnell, 1916-23'.


Taught an eight-week adult education course at Mullingar Community College (January to April 2016) under the auspices of Longford and Westmeath Education and Training Board, entitled 'The Irish Revolution, 1913-23: local and national perspectives'.

Committees & Associations

- Member of the Laurence Ginnell Commemorative Committee
- Member, Irish Association of Professional Historians
- Member, National Union of Journalists


Other Journals

‘Prelude to rebellion: the 1916 “Tullamore affray” in context’ in Ciarán Reilly (ed.), Offaly Heritage 9 (Offaly Historical and Archaeological Society; Tullamore, 2016), pp 89-109.


- 'Thomas Fitzpatrick and the "Leprachaun Cartoon Monthly", 1905-1915' (Dublin, 2015) by James Curry and Ciarán Wallace, Irish Literary Supplement (Boston, Fall 2016), p. 26.

- 'Irish days, Indian memories: V. V. Giri and Indian law students at University College Dublin, 1913–16' (Dublin, 2016) by Conor Mulvagh, Irish Studies Review, 25(4), pp 513–514