phughes34 [at] qub [dot] ac [dot] uk
|Areas of expertise||
Paul Hughes (Professional Historian)
BA (History and English): Maynooth University, 2004
Journalist/sports editor and history columnist with the Westmeath Examiner, 2007 to present
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'.
– Editor of and contributor to the joint Westmeath Examiner/Westmeath Independent 1916 centenary publication, 'Iarmhí ag Éirí' (published April 2016, supported by Westmeath County Council and Ireland 2016)
|Committees & Associations||
– Member, Irish Association of Professional Historians
‘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.
‘The MP for Ireland: Laurence Ginnell and 1916’, available at Century Ireland
– '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
– 'War and revolution in the west of Ireland: Galway, 1913-1922' (Dublin, 2018) by Conor McNamara, Irish Studies Review, 27(1), pp 145-147.
– 'Ernest Blythe in Ulster: the making of a double agent?' (Cork, 2018) by David Fitzpatrick, Irish Studies Review, 27(3), pp 450-452.
– Hughes, P. (2019). Kilkenny in times of revolution, 1900–1923. By Eoin Swithin Walsh. Pp xx, 372, illus. Newbridge: Merrion Press. 2018. £17.99. Irish Historical Studies, 43(163), 163-164. doi:10.1017/ihs.2019.37