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PhD projects

Modern Irish history: - Irish revolution - Irish gender history - independent Ireland

20022019

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Personal profile

Interests

Marie Coleman is a graduate of University College Dublin. She has worked previously in the National Library of Ireland, Royal Irish Academy (on the Dictionary of Irish Biography), the University of Limerick, University College Dublin (where she held a Government of Ireland Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 2001-3) and the National University of Ireland, Galway. She joined Queen's in September 2004. She is a committee-member of the Economic and Social History Society of Ireland, secretary of the Ulster Society for Irish Historical Studies, and a member of the Royal Irish Academy's National Committee for Historical Sciences.

Research Statement

My principal research interests are in twentieth-century Irish history, especially the Irish revolution. I have recently completed a history of the Irish hospitals' sweepstake lottery (1930-87) [ The Irish Sweep: a history of the Irish Hospitals Sweepstake, 1930-1987 (University College Dublin Press, 2009), which examined the role of gambling in Ireland and the financing and development of Irish hospitals in the twentieth century.

I am beginning a new research project on revolutionary veterans in independent Ireland, which looks at the experience of activists from the Irish revolution period in the Irish state after independence. At present I am working on an article on the award of military service pensions to these men and women.

Teaching

Undergraduate

110MHY101Introduction to History I
210MHY102Introduction to History II
110HIS211Politics and society in 19th century Ireland
210HIS212Politics and society in 19th century Ireland
110HIS340Radical Politics in the Irish Free State
110HIS373The Irish Revolution
210HIS245The USA in the 20th Century

Postgraduate

210MHY755 Women in Modern Ireland

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Projects

Research Output

'Foreward to "Irish Women & Nationalism: Soldiers, New Women and Wicked Hags"'

Coleman, M., 16 Sep 2019, Irish Women & Nationalism: Soldiers, New Women & Wicked Hags. Ward, M. & Ryan, L. (eds.). 2nd ed. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, p. ix-xx 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

‘The Longford Brigade Activity Report and the reliability of archival evidence’

Coleman, M., 06 Jan 2019, The Military Service Pensions (1916-1923) Collection: The Brigade Activity Reports. Dublin: Military Archives, Irish Department of Defence

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

"Compensation claims and women's experience of violence and loss in revolutionary Ireland, 1921-23'

Coleman, M., 13 Jun 2018, (Accepted) “Women and the Irish Revolution, 1917-1923: Feminism, Activism, Violence”. Connolly, L. (ed.). Indiana University Press

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

  • Military service pensions and the recognition and reintegration of guerrilla fighters after the Irish revolution

    Coleman, M., 01 Aug 2018, In : Historical Research. 91, 253, p. 554-572 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • 4 Citations (Scopus)
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    ‘Demographic change in Longford’s Methodist population, 1869-1926’

    Coleman, M., 31 Aug 2018, (Accepted) Bulletin of the Methodist Historical Society of Ireland.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Activities

    English Historical Review (Journal)

    Marie Coleman (Peer reviewer)

    01 Jan 201931 Dec 2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    "The Legacy of the 1918 general election in Ireland"

    Marie Coleman (Advisor)

    28 Feb 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    'Gender and compensation after the Irish revolution'

    Marie Coleman (Advisor)

    28 Jan 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    Irish Historical Society symposium, "The First Dáil and the Democratic Programme"

    Marie Coleman (Advisor)

    15 Jan 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    Press / Media

    Evening Extra interview: A-level history resources for schools

    Marie Coleman

    29/01/2020

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Come out ye Black and Tans

    Marie Coleman

    23/01/2020

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    RTÉ History Show: Intelligence

    Marie Coleman

    06/10/2019

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    "The Irish border"

    Marie Coleman

    24/02/2019

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    'Hawks & Doves: The enemy files II'

    Marie Coleman

    20/02/2019

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Thesis

    Emyr Estyn Evans and the Cultural Identity of Northern Ireland 1929-1969

    Author: Ferguson, L., Jul 2020

    Supervisor: Coleman, M. (Supervisor) & O'Connell, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Masters ThesisMasters