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

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Ireland Social Sciences
nineteenth century Social Sciences
tattoo Social Sciences
correctional institution Social Sciences
First World War Social Sciences
emigration Social Sciences
Convicts Arts & Humanities
assistance Social Sciences

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Projects 2015 2019

Research Output 2012 2017

1 Citation (Scopus)
145 Downloads (Pure)

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
First World War
2 Citations (Scopus)
225 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
1 Citation (Scopus)
correctional institution
nineteenth century

‘“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

nineteenth century
correctional institution
prison officer
repeat offender

“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

Elaine Farrell (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Election to learned society

Fellow of the Royal Historical Society

Elaine Farrell (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Election to learned society

National University of Ireland Publication Prize in Irish History

Elaine Farrell (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Organized Financing

Activities 2012 2017

SSNCI Annual Lecture

Elaine Farrell (Speaker)
24 Jan 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Irish and Local Studies Library, Armagh

Elaine Farrell (Speaker)
11 Jan 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Arts & Humanities Research Council (External organisation)

Elaine Farrell (Reviewer)
Feb 2016Jun 2016

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

British Crime Historians Symposium

Elaine Farrell (Participant)
07 Oct 201609 Oct 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

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

Press / Media

Television interview about prison research

Christopher L. Colvin & Elaine Farrell


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment