Limerick city
Monday, 22 January 2024

Limerick History Research Seminar, 2023–2024

Organised by the Departments of History
Mary Immaculate College & University of Limerick

Spring Semester
Tuesday, 13 February 2024 – 5.30 p.m. – Room G08 (Foundation Building)
Dr Deirdre Foley (Trinity College Dublin), ‘“Economic necessity”: Irish women at work,

Tuesday, 5 March 2024 – 5.30 p.m. – Online (MS Teams)
Professor Karly Kehoe (St Mary’s University), ‘The Kavanaghs: Irish Settler Colonists in late
18th-century Cape Breton Island’
Organised in conjunction with the Centre for Early Modern Studies, Limerick. Register in
advance here:…;

Tuesday, 2 April 2024– 5.30 p.m. – Room G08 (Foundation Building)
Dr Tom Hulme (Queen’s University Belfast), ‘The man who followed the fairies: Michael J.
Murphy, folklore and queerness in 1950s Antrim’.

Tuesday 23 April 2024 – 5.30 p.m. – Room G08 (Foundation Building) / Online (MS Teams)
Oral History and the Artist
- Marit Kapla (Sweden), Oral history in a Swedish village: the making of Osebol
- Tadhg O’Sullivan (Ireland), The Carlow Portraits Project
This special seminar is organised in conjunction with MIC’s Oral History Centre. The event
will take place in person and will also be streamed online. For online attendance, please
register in advance here:…

Everyone is very welcome. For online seminars, registration in advance at the links above is

For further information contact: Dr Liam Chambers (; Dr Brian
Hughes (; Dr Richard Mc Mahon (

Contact the School of History and Geography

The School of History and Geography is located in the Main Building in Room C1076
The Head of Department is Dr. David Fleming
Individual staff members can be contacted through the details on their profile pages in the staff section
Phone: +353 61 202280