Victoria Anne Pearson is a PhD candidate with the School of History, University College Cork. Her research focuses on the life and work of Bishop Francis Moylan, 1735-1815, a significant figure in the emergence of a renewed and reinvigorated Catholic community in late Eighteenth Century Ireland. Victoria graduated with a BA (First Class) from UCC in 2003. She was an UCC Research Scholar at Washington College Maryland in
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Eighteenth Century Ireland
Catholic Church, History of the Presentation Order in Ireland, Nano Nagle, Fr. Theobald Matthew, Jesuit History, Edmund Rice, Catholic Education, Philanthropy, Catholic Charitable Societies, Church building, religious life in Pre-Fmaine Ireland, women religious, O'Connellism in Cork City, United Irishmen in Cork, Penal Laws, Rise of the Catholic Middle Class, Merchant Princes, Social Conditions, Pre-Famine Emigration, Catholic Emancipation, The Temperance Movement, Act of Union and Repeal Movement.
Victoria Anne Pearson