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1991 …2018

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Margaret O' Callaghan graduated with a First Class Honours BA in History and English and an  MA from University College Dublin. Her MA thesis 'Language and Religion; the Quest for Identity in the Irish Free State, 1922-32' was prizewinning and she won a Laski Research Studentship to St John's College Cambridge where she did her Ph.D under the supervision of Professor Peter Clarke.  Her doctoral thesis ' Crime, Nationality and the Law; the Politics of Land in Late-Victorian Ireland'. A former Research Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge she has taught at the University of Cambridge and at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana.Her interests are in Irish political thought, the politics of Irish literature, British high politics, the politics of commemoration and memory, and modern Irish cultural and political history. She has published widely in all of these areas and has supervised over forty MA dissertations and seventeen doctoral dissertations. 

 

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Research Output

Conor Cruise O’Brien and the Northern Ireland conflict: formulating a revisionist position

O’Callaghan, M., 26 Apr 2018, In : Irish Political Studies. 33, 2, p. 221-231 11 p.

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    The past never stands still ; negotiating the past and commemorating the Easter Rising in 1966 and 1976

    O'Callaghan, M., 06 Apr 2017, Remembering the Troubles; Contesting the Recent Past in Northern Ireland . Smyth, J. (ed.). Notre Dame , Indiana, USA : Notre Dame University Press , p. 115-41 26 p.

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

  • Ireland, Empire and British Foreign Policy: Roger Casement and the First World War

    O'Callaghan, M., 01 Apr 2016, In : breac.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Reframing 1916 after 1969; Irish governments, a national day of reconciliation and the politics of commemoration in the 1970's

    O'Callaghan, M., 01 Mar 2016, Remembering 1916; the Easter Rising, the Somme and the Politics of Memory in Modern Ireland . McGarry, F. & Grayson, R. (eds.). Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, p. 207-223 16 p.

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

    Women's Political Autobiography in Independent Ireland

    O'Callaghan, M., 01 Jul 2016, (Accepted) Autobiography in Modern Ireland . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 20 p.

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

  • Prizes

    Silver Medal for Oratory, Literary and Historical Society UCD

    Margaret O'Callaghan (Recipient), 10 May 1979

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Activities

    British Broadcasting Corporation

    Margaret O'Callaghan (Member)
    16 Jan 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

    Queen's University Belfast

    Margaret O'Callaghan (Speaker)
    28 Jan 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting a School

    RTE

    Margaret O'Callaghan (Member)
    17 Jan 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

    Keynote speaker :The contested ownership of the republic in Ireland

    Margaret O'Callaghan (Keynote/plenary speaker)
    23 May 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Examination of Ph.D /on Ph.D panel

    Margaret O'Callaghan (Examiner)
    18 Nov 2016

    Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

    Thesis

    Seán MacBride and Irish republicanism, 1904-1946 : a contextual biography

    Author: Nic Dháibhéid, C. S., Dec 2009

    Supervisor: English, R. (Supervisor) & O'Callaghan, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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