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Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: - Nineteenth-century social history - Crime history - Women’s history


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Research Output

War Within and Without: Irish women in the First World War era (special issue)

Farrell, E. & Redmond, J. (ed.), 02 Feb 2017, In : Women's History Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    190 Downloads (Pure)

    ‘Poor prison flowers’: convict mothers and their children in Ireland, 1853-1900

    Farrell, E., 2016, In : Social History. 41, 2, p. 171-91

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
    287 Downloads (Pure)
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    ‘“Indelible characters”:Tattoos, Power and the Late Nineteenth-Century Irish Convict Body

    Breathnach, C. & Farrell, E., 2015, In : cultural and social history. 12, 2, p. 235-254 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • “Having an immoral conversation” and other prison offenses: The punishment of convict women

    Farrell, E., 15 Oct 2015, Women, Reform, and Resistance in Ireland, 1850-1950. Christina, B. & Delay, C. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan US, p. 101-18

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)


    Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

    Farrell, Elaine (Recipient), 2013

    Prize: Election to learned society

    Fellow of the Royal Historical Society

    Farrell, Elaine (Recipient), 2015

    Prize: Election to learned society

    National University of Ireland Publication Prize in Irish History

    Farrell, Elaine (Recipient), 2015

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    Irish and Local Studies Library, Armagh

    Elaine Farrell (Speaker)

    11 Jan 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    SSNCI Annual Lecture

    Elaine Farrell (Speaker)

    24 Jan 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Gender, household labour relations and (post)colonialism, 1800-present

    Elaine Farrell (Participant)

    25 Jul 201627 Jul 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Arts & Humanities Research Council (External organisation)

    Elaine Farrell (Reviewer)

    Feb 2016Jun 2016

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

    Ulster Hospital

    Elaine Farrell (Speaker)

    14 Oct 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    Press / Media

    Television interview about prison research

    Christopher L. Colvin & Elaine Farrell


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment


    Roman Catholic women religious in Ireland, 1849-1907: Self representations and public perceptions

    Author: Harrison, B., Jul 2020

    Supervisor: O'Dowd, M. (Supervisor), Farrell, E. (Supervisor) & Allen, J. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy