Research

Publications

Presentations

  • “Nurses to Nannies: Irish Women’s Working Lives in the United States after the Second World War,” Oral History Network of Ireland conference, Galway, June 24, 2017
  • Panelist at Migration and the Humanities: Critical Challenges, Irish Humanities Alliance, NUI Galway, June 16-17, 2017
  • “Irish Oral Heritage in the Digital Age: Opportunities and Challenges,” American Conference for Irish Studies, University of Missouri Kansas City, March 30, 2017
  • “Ireland’s Prodigal Sons and Daughters: Return Migration, 1950-2011,” Transnational Ireland Colloquium, University of Edinburgh, May 27, 2016
  • “‘A Good Story’: Revealing History through Tradition in a Personal Narrative,” by invitation to the Centre for Contemporary Irish History Seminar Series, Trinity College Dublin, Feb. 17, 2016 (podcast)
  • “Describing Poverty in Mid-Twentieth Century Rural Ireland: Personal Narratives and Collective Memory,” Noel Browne Winter School, NUI Galway, Nov.14-15, 2015
  • “Finding Meaning in Music through Oral History,” Oral History Network of Ireland conference, Trinity College Dublin, Sept. 12, 2015
  • “Oral History and Research Ethics at Third-Level Institutions: A Student’s Perspective,” by invitation to the Oral History Network of Ireland’s event, Research Ethics Committees and Oral History Research, Trinity College Dublin, June 12, 2015
  • “The Irish in Post-War Britain: Local Experiences and Comparative Histories,” Four Nations Approaches to Modern ‘British’ History conference, King’s College London, Feb. 20, 2015
  • “‘Fields Are Green Far Away’: Irish Migration, Culture, and Transnationalism in the Post-war Era,” by invitation to the Modern Irish History Seminar series, Beyond the Island: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives, Feb. 4, 2015
  • “Diasporic Dialogues? Sharing Oral Histories Online with a Global Irish Community,” International Oral History Association conference, Barcelona, July 9-12, 2014
  • “Transnational Lives: Oral Histories of Irish Migration after the Second World War,” American Conference for Irish Studies, University College Dublin, June 11-14, 2014
  • “Irish Encounters with British Modernity: Identities in Process, 1945-1970,” New Voices in Irish Studies, NUI Galway, June 5-7, 2014
  • “‘The whole world is out there’: Remembering Emigration in Oral Histories,” Economic and Social History Society of Ireland Conference, NUI Galway, Nov. 22, 2013
  • “(Re)Evaluating Emigration: Making Sense of the Decision to Leave Ireland in Oral Histories, 1945-1970,” American Conference for Irish Studies, Chicago, April 10-13, 2013
  • “Migration, Music & Memories: Interdisciplinarity in Oral Histories of Irish Emigrant Musicians,” Oral History Network of Ireland Conference, Ennis, Co. Clare, September 29, 2012
  • “‘Another Ireland’: Comparative Perspectives on the Development of Irish Immigrant Community and Identity in London, New York City, and Boston, 1945-1970,” History Postgraduate Forum, National University of Ireland Galway, April 16, 2012
  • “‘Our Own Little Ireland’: A Historical Perspective on Traditional Music and the Development of Irish Immigrant Community and Identity, 1945-1970,” American Conference for Irish Studies, New Orleans, March 14-17, 2012
  • “Traditional Music and Oral Histories of Irish Emigration to the United States and Britain, 1945-1970,” UCC School of History Research Seminar, March 14, 2011
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