Funded Projects

Ongoing Projects:

2013-15. Irish Records Linkage, 1864-1913

Funding body: IRC, Research Project Grant

Funding awarded €329,181

Principal Investigators: Dr Ciara Breathnach (UL) & Sandra Collins, (Digital Repository of Ireland/RIA).

 

2013-2016. A study of women in the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs, 1919 to 1979

IRC, Postgraduate Scholarship

IRC Scholar: Ann Marie O’Brien-Graham

Supervisor:  Professor Bernadette Whelan

 

Completed Projects:

2011/12. Augmented Reality Phone Application: ‘Irelandundersiege’

Funding body: NAIRTL.

Funding awarded: €20,000

Principal Investigators: Prof. Bernadette Whelan (UL), Robert Hutchison (UL).

Team: J.O’Callaghan (UL), D.Fleming (UL), P. Lenihan NUIG, Moore RIA.

 

2010-11. Death and funerary practices, 1829-1901

Funding bodies: IRCHSS/Eneclan Co.Ltd.

Funding awarded: €57,000

Principal Investigator: Dr Ciara Breathnach (UL)

Team: D. Butler UL, L. Geary (UCC) P. Gray (QUB).

 

2008-12. Graduate Research Education Programme, ‘Gender, Culture and Identity: local, national, international.’

Funding body: IRCHSS

Funding awarded: €991,020

Principal Investigators: Prof. Bernadette Whelan (UL), Prof. Gerardine Meaney (UCD).

 

2008-10. From the cradle to the Grave: life-cycles in modern Ireland

Funding body: IRCHSS

Funding awarded: €97,745

Principal Investigator: Professor Anthony McElligott (UL); Co Investigator: Dr Ciara Breathnach (UL) (2008-10); Post Doctoral Research Associate: Dr Georgina Laragy (July-December 2010).
 

2007-10. Inventing and re-inventing the Irish woman: external influences on gender construction 1760-2005

Funding body: IRCHSS

Funding awarded: €150,000

Team: Prof. Bernadette Whelan (UL), Prof. Geraldine Meaney (UCD), Prof. Mary O’Dowd (Queen’s University Belfast)

Project website: http://www.ul.ie/inventing/

 

2006-10. Comparative Civic Cultures

Funding Body: IRCHSS/AMAI

Funding awarded: €160,000.

Principal Investigator: Professor Anthony McElligott (UL)

Team: Nadine Rossol, Dr Matthew Potter, Professor Barry Doyle (Huddersfield), Professor Tim Kirk (Newcastle)

 

2004-06. Women and public life: north and south

Funding Body: HEA

Funding awarded: €150,000.

Principal Investigators: Prof. Bernadette Whelan (UL), Prof. Gerardine Meaney (UCD).

 

 

IRISH RESEARCH COUNCIL (IRC/IRCHSS) Fellows and Scholars

 

Jason Begley, B.A., Ph.D. (Limerick)

Postgraduate Scholar, 2000-3

Tina Dingel, M.A. (St. Andrews), Ph.D. (Limerick)

Postgraduate Scholar, 2002-4

David Fleming, B.A. (Limerick), M.St. (Oxon), D.Phil (Oxon)

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2007-9

Mary Healy B.A. (LSAD), M.A. (Limerick), Ph.D. (Limerick)

Postgraduate Scholar 2010-11

John Maguire, B.A., Ph.D. (Limerick)

Postgraduate Scholar, 2003-6

William O’Brien, B.A., M.A. H. Dip. Ed (N.U.I.), Ph.D. (Limerick)

Postgraduate Scholar, 1999-0

John O’Callaghan, B.A., M.A. (Limerick), H.Dip.Ed (N.U.I.)

Postgraduate Scholar, 2006-8

Anne O’Connell, B.A. (N.U.I.) M.A. Ph.D. (Limerick)

Postgraduate Scholar, 1994-8

Catherine O’Connor, B.Rel.Sc. (N.U.I.) M.A., Ph.D. (Limerick)

Postgraduate Scholar, 2002-5

Matthew Potter, B.A. (London), Ph.D. (N.U.I.)

Postdoctoral Fellow 2006-8

Nadine Rossol, M.A. (St. Andrews), Ph.D. (Limerick)

Postgraduate Scholar, 2003-5

Nadine Rossol, M.A. (St. Andrews), Ph.D. (Limerick)

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2007-9

Bernadette Whelan, B.A. M.A. Ph.D. (N.U.I.)

Senior Research Fellow, 2005-6

Gavin Wilk, B.A., (Villanova), M.A. (Limerick)

Postgraduate Scholar, 2008-10


IRCHSS GRADUATE RESEARCH EDUCATION PROGRAMME 'GENDER CULTURE AND IDENTITY'

Patrick McMahon , B.A. Limerick GREP Scholar                                                                                         2008-12

Alexandra McCarthy GREP Doctoral Student                                                                                               2010-13