About me



Areas of expertise

Financial management and practices in seventeenth and eighteenth century Ireland
Financial management practices of Jonathan Swift
History of Dublin in the early modern period.


Early modern finance
Jonathan Swift

Member Details

Full Name

Brendan Twomey (Professional Historian)

Membership Type

Professional Historian



Sir John T. Gilbert: life, works and contexts (Dublin, 2013)
Dublin in 1707 – A year in the life of the city, 2010 – Maynooth studies in local history, (Dublin, 2010).
Smithfield and the parish of St Paul- 1698-1745, 2004 – Maynooth studies in local history, (Dublin, 2004)

Book Chapters

“I will do myself the pleasure of now writing to you’; Louisa Conolly’s letters to her sister, Sarah Bunbury’, in Women and the Country House in Ireland and Britain, T. Dooley, M. O’Rourke and C. Ridgeway (eds), (Dublin, 2017)•
‘Financing Speculative Property Development in early eighteenth century Dublin’, in The eighteenth-century Dublin Town House, Christine Casey (ed.), (Dublin, 2010)


Art and Architecture of Ireland Volume IV, Patronage and Finance in the Eighteenth Century – A Case Study, pp. 42-3.