30 May 2019

Dr Coleman Dennehy today published 'Parliamentary committees in seventeenth-century Ireland: a brief introduction' in Parliaments, Estates & Representation - as part of a special edition on the parliamentary committee.

This was based on his paper presented to 'Información y poder en torno a las comisiones de trabajo de las instituciones parlamentarias y representativas' conference last year in Barcelona.

28 May 2019

Along with the kenote speech at Parramatta Gaol, Dr Ciara Breathnach also visited the University of Wollongong in April/May 2019 under the Science, Medicine and Health Support for Visiting Research Leaders funding scheme.  Read about her visit at

27 May 2019

Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam's latest publication is a book chapter on census records as sources for researching Irish music history.

The book entitled 'Documents of Irish music history of the long nineteenth-century', published by Four Courts Press, is the latest volume in the Irish Musical Studies series.

Details at

24 May 2019

Congratulations to Dr John Condren on his recent appointment to a European Research Council (ERC) project, based in the Faculty of History at the University of Oxford. The project is entitled "The European Fiscal-Military System, 1530-1870".

John will be a Research Associate, responsible for a case-study on Geneva in the 17th and 18th centuries.

20 May 2019

Dr Coleman Dennehy has published his new monograph:

The Irish Parliament, 1613-89: the evolution of a colonial institution

It is published by Manchester University Press.

It is no. XCVIII of the Studies series of the International Commission for the History of Representative & Parliamentary Institutions