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2016-17

Name Title Degree Supervisor

Bourke, Yan

The Representation of Muslims in Latin Narrative Accounts of the First Crusade

PhD

Ian Robinson

Brown, David

The Adventurers for Irish Land, 1642-1670

PhD

Micheál Ó Siochrú

Chambers, Jeffrey

Conscience and Allegiance: An Investigation into the Controversy over the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy during the Reign of William III and II

PhD

Robert Armstrong

Coleman, Brian

"Every Lord and Gentleman of This Said Land": The Gentry of English Ireland, c.1399-c.1513

Sean Duffy

Hunter, Sarah

Health of a nation’ – The Impact of Irish Medical Missionaries Working in Bengal, 1885-1935

PhD

David Dickson / Ciaran O'Neill

Kamen, Scott

Old Liberals, New Politics: The Americans for Democratic Action and the Transformation of Postwar Liberalism, 1947-1972

PhD

Daniel Geary

Maxwell, Jane

Letters as a Source for the History of Women, 1750-1830

PhD

David Dickson

Mc Garrigle, Neasa

The Establishment of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1938-1947

Eunan O'Halpin

McQuillan, Stephen

The Pre-independence Nexus: Irish Radical Subversive Connections, 1900-1923/p>

PhD

Eunan O'Halpin

Wade, Christina

Grave Goods as a Medium to Negotiate Power: Violence and Gender in the Burial Rituals of Medieval Ireland

PhD

Terence Barry

Yatani, Mai

Women's Reading Habits in fin de siècle Ireland

PhD

Ciaran O'Neill / David Dickson

2015-16

Name Title Degree Supervisor

Bleier, Roman

A Digital Edition of St Patrick's Writings

PhD

Sean Duffy

Braghi, Gianmarco

Ambiguities and Contrasts among Early Huguenots: Politics and Religion in Sixteenth-Century France

Graeme Murdock

Farrell, Gerard

The Mere Irish and the Colonisation of Ulster, c.1570-1641

PhD

Micheál Ó Siochrú

Fleming-Farrell, Dara

Three-Dimensional Imaging and the Study of Skeletal Trauma

PhD

Terence Barry

Gorman, Stuart

The Technical Development of Bows and Crossbows in Later Medieval Europe

PhD

Terence Barry

Gorvin, Robert

French Anglicans: Huguenot Exiles and Identities in Britain and Ireland, c.1640-1680

PhD

Graeme Murdock

Hunnewell, Leah

For Class, Nation, Race or God? A Transatlantic History of Irish Socialism, 1889-1917

PhD

Anne Dolan

McNamee, Brian

Ideas of Kingship during the Pontificate of Gregory VII

Ph.D

Ian Robinson

Quinn, Joseph

Irish Personnel in the British Armed Forces during the Second World War

PhD

Eunan O'Halpin

Sheridan, James

The Irish Hydra: English Policy in Gaelic Ulster, 1567-76

PhD

Ciaran Brady

Walker, Patricia

Virtue and Vice: Murder and Execution Pamphlets in Elizabethan and Jacobean England

PhD

Graeme Murdock

Walsh, Fionnuala

The Impact of the Great War on Women in Ireland, 1914-1919

PhD

David Fitzpatrick

Brophy, Kate

A way for all to see a way to heaven': Domestic Perspectives on Irish Catholic Missionary Endeavour

PhD

Anne Dolan

Fitzpatrick, Colin The Commodities Trade in the Irish Sea Zone, c.1350-1550 PhD David Ditchburn
McNamee, Brian Ideas of Kingship During the Pontificate of Gregory VII PhD Ian Robinson

2014-15

Name Title Degree Supervisor
Blake Knox, Jamie 'Facts or Fiction': The Church of Ireland’s Writing of Irish Church History 1838-1870 PhD Ciaran Brady
Donohue, Alan Hitler as Military Commander: From Blau to Edelweiss, January-November 1942 PhD Alan Kramer
Dowdall, Alex Communities under Fire: Civilians on the Western Front, 1914-1918 PhD John Horne
Frank, Sarah Colonial Prisoners of War and Vichy France: Experience and Politics PhD John Horne
Gallagher, Caoimhe Divided Neutrality 1914-1918: The Impact of the First World War on Swiss Francophone and Swiss Germanophone Opinion PhD John Horne
Geange, Kate Lieutenant-general Arthur Dillon: Jacobite at the Regency Court, 1715-1725 PhD Robert Armstrong
Hegarty, Gianna The development of Irish refugee policy through the prism of the state’s foreign policy objectives, 1935-1973 PhD Eunan O'Halpin
Johnston-Kehoe, John Women in Policing in Ireland, 1915-78 - with particular reference to the Royal Irish Constabulary, Dublin Metropolitan Police, and An Garda Siochana PhD Anne Dolan / Eunan O'Halpin
Kelly, Axel Charting the Development of Crusading Ideology: An Examination of Pre- and Proto-crusade Source Material PhD Ian Robinson
McInerney, Anne Marie Internment of the anti-treaty IRA in the free state 1922-1924 PhD Anne Dolan
Milhench, Rory The  Domestic and International Geopolitics of Ulster Loyalism, 1972-1985 PhD Eunan O'Halpin
Morrissey, Conor Protestant Nationalists in Ireland, 1900-1923 PhD David Fitzpatrick
Murtagh, Timothy Hibernian Sans-Culottes: Dublin's Journeymen and Radical Politics, 1778-1803 PhD David Dickson
Parker, Grady A Great and Sudden Change’: Lord Castlereagh, Economic Reform, and the Transformation of Post-Napoleonic Politica, 1815-1822 PhD Patrick Geoghegan
Peters, Cherie Legal Position and Living Conditions of Peasants and Commoners in Early Medieval Ireland, c.680-c.1170 PhD Sean Duffy / Katherine Simms
Sappington, Anne Dissecting the Monstrous Body Politic: Political Rhetoric and Legal Language in the Time of Calvin’s Case PhD Graeme Murdock
Veale, Ailish Ellen Spiritual Medicine: Irish Medical Missionaries in Africa, 1937-1970 PhD Catherine Lawless / David Dickson
Walsh, Eimhin The Intellectual Development of Saint Peter Damian (c.1007-1072) PhD Ian Robinson
Whelan, Caoimhe Translating Cambrensis: The Late Medieval History of Giraldus' "English Conquest of Ireland" PhD Sean Duffy

2013-14

Name Title Degree Supervisor

Brady, Seán

Sicily at War - The Province of Catania and the experience of the First World War, 1914-1922

PhD

John Horne

Campbell, Niamh

Defend-Protect-Support: The Evolution of Irish Military Culture 1956-1978

PhD

Eunan O'Halpin

Hughes, Brian

Defying the IRA: intimidation, coercion and communities in Ireland, 1917-1922

PhD

Anne Dolan

McArdle, Aran

Tories, Rapparees and Renegades 1608-1715; the dispossessed gentlemen of early modern Ireland

PhD

Micheál Ó Siochrú

McGrath, Felim

The Normans and Apulia in the Eleventh Century

PhD

Ian Robinson

Neyts, Ciska

Copying the Continent: the Irish and the military revolution (1601-1649)

PhD

Jane Ohlmeyer

Ni Dhulchaointigh, Giulia

Irish People in London 1900-14

PhD

Anne Dolan

O'Reilly, Lorraine

The Shirley Estate 1814-1906: The development and demise of a landed estate in County Monaghan

PhD

David Dickson

O'Reilly, Seán

Completing the Union: The Politics Of Implementation In Ireland, 1801-1815

PhD

Patrick Geoghegan

Power, Alan William

Irish Economic Policy and Economic Crisis, 1973-1979

PhD

Eunan O'Halpin

Power, Catherine Anne

A History of the Brigidine Sisters in Ireland and Australia 1807-1907

PhD

David Dickson

Quentin, Claire Marie

A comparative analysis of the activities, agendas and accomplishments of the Irish Women Graduates’ Association and the German Federation of University Women, 1948/49-1970

PhD

Alan Kramer / Maryann Valiulis

Ryan, Maeve Sarah

The human consequences of slave trade abolition: Examining post-intervention policy and practice through the case study of the Liberated African Department and the administration of liberated Africans at Sierra Leone, 1803-1863

PhD

Patrick Geoghegan

Rynne, Francis

Permanent Revolutionaries: The IRB and the Land War in Skull

PhD

William Vaughan

Steinbach, Daniel

Colonials in Conflict: Europeans in British and German East Africa and the First World War

PhD

Alan Kramer

Yukimura, Kayoko

The impact on Ireland of French maritime warfare, 1692-1713

PhD

David Dickson

2012-13

Name Title Degree Supervisor

Carroll, Stephen

Reform government and the politics of protest in early seventeenth-century Ireland

PhD

Robert Armstrong

Dungan, Myles

Enforcing silence: United Ireland, the Irish nationalist press and British governance, 1881-1891

PhD

David Dickson

Evans, David

'Natural outpost to Britain's defences': a profile of the Irish Treaty Ports 1914-45

PhD

Anne Dolan

Higgins Ni Chinneide, Caitlin

The Political Influence of the Cromwellian Army in Ireland, 1649-59

PhD

Micheál Ó Siochrú

Kelleher, Connie

The Confederacy of Pirates in Early Seventeenth-Century Southwest Ireland: Trade Plunder and Settlement - a historical and archaeological study

PhD

Jane Ohlmeyer

McAlister, Victoria

Tower houses and the maritime economy ca. 1400-1641: a County Down case study

PhD

Terence Barry

McCann, Conor

The Life and Writings of Odo of Deuil, Abbot of St Denis

PhD

Ian Robinson

Power, Brendan

Youth Movements and Ireland, 1888 - 1918

PhD

David Fitzpatrick

Reid, David

The Tithe War in Ireland, 1830–1838

PhD

David Dickson

Robson, Fergus

Conscription, Community and Counter-Revolution, the case of the Aveyron 1780-1820

PhD

Joseph Clarke

Smyth, Alan

The social and economic impact of the Williamite war on Ireland, 1689 - 91

PhD

David Dickson / Robert Armstrong

Stafford, Mary

The Senate and the Civil War 1922-1925: Prologue, Duration and Protracted Aftermath

PhD

Eunan O'Halpin

2011-12

Name Title Degree Supervisor

Albano, Diego

Funeral Customs in Nineteenth Century Ireland

PhD

Joseph Clarke

Arbuthnot, Emma

The Ringwork Castles of Medieval Leinster and Meath

PhD

Terence Barry

Arndt, Sarah Crider

The Book Trade and Print Culture: A Comparative Analysis of Belfast and Baltimore 1760-1825

PhD

David Dickson

Booker, Anne

Gaelisation and identity in the “four obedientshires” of Ireland 1399-1543

PhD

Sean Duffy

Dukova, Anastasia

Crime and Policing in Dublin, Brisbane and London, c.1850-1900

PhD

David Dickson

Hand, Stephen

A critical commentary and transcription of a contemporary English language manuscript of David Rothe’s Analecta Scra et Mira (1616)

MLitt

Jane Ohlmeyer

Hora, Kevin

Official propaganda in the Irish Free State

PhD

David Fitzpatrick

Irish, Tomas

Universities and the Great War: Britain, France and the United States of America, 1914-1931

PhD

John Horne

Kenna, Shane

The philosophy of the bomb: The Fenian dynamite campaign

PhD

Anne Dolan

McConway, Philip

The Irish Civil War in the South Midlands, 1922-23

PhD

Anne Dolan / Eunan O'Halpin

Morrison, Eve

Identity, Allegiance, War and Remembrance: The Bureau of Military History and the Irish Revolution

PhD

David Fitzpatrick

O'Flynn, Eoin

The organisation and operation of Uí Néill kingship in the Irish midlands: Clann Cholmáin c.550-916

PhD

Mary Simms

O'Keeffe, Grace

The hospital of St John the Baptist, Dublin c. 1188-1939: a historical and prosoprographical analysis

PhD

Sean Duffy

Stover, Justin Dolan

A revolution within: loyalty, treason and the Irish Revolution, 1913-21

PhD

Anne Dolan / Eunan O'Halpin

Wall, Rebecca

The origins of town life in Ireland: Spatial integration and urbanization in the Kingdom of Déisi, 700-1100

PhD

Terence Barry

2010-11

Name Title Degree Supervisor
Carnahan, Joshua Philip Melanchthon: The ‘useful reformer’ and the English reformation M.Litt Graeme Murdock
Coyle, Ronan Famine Evictions PhD William Vaughan
Flynn, Colin Crusader Artillery, 1097-1148: Typology, Terminology and Character PhD Ian Robinson
Foley, Ann The Royal Manors of Dublin PhD Sean Duffy
Harris, Thomas The Life of William Bulfin, 1863-1910 PhD William Vaughan
Milne, Ida The 1918-19 influenza pandemic in Ireland: - a Leinster perspective PhD David Dickson
Mulqueen, John Irish republicanism and the Cold War: Western geo-political state perspectives on crises in Ireland, 1962-1976 PhD Eunan O'Halpin
Ni Chleirigh, Lean Seoine The crusaders and the enemies: the Latin terminology of group identity in the chronicles of the First Crusade PhD Ian Robinson
Ní Chonaill, Brónagh The Place of the Child in Medieval Irish and Welsh law PhD Katherine Simms
Noonan, Gerard Irish physical force Republicanism in Britain, 1919-23 PhD Eunan O'Halpin
O’Fathartaigh, Michael The government’s creameries: a history of the dairy disposal company, 1927-1978 PhD Eunan O'Halpin
Shine, Linda Interactions between the Gaelic-Irish and the Anglo-Normans: the Settlement Evidence in the Baronies of Iverk, County Kilkenny and Clanmahon, County Cavan in the high and later medieval periods PhD Terence Barry

2009-10

Name Title Degree Supervisor
Buldorini, Chiara Drogheda as a case-study of an Anglo-Norman Town Foundation, 1188-1412 PhD MKS
Darcy, Eamon Politics, Pogroms and Print: the 1641 Depositions and Contemporary Print Culture Ph.D JO
Hanaphy, Stephen The Classical Erudition of Peter of Blois PhD ISR
McCabe, Hannah The Castle in the Social and Geographical Landscape of Medieval Cumbria c.1066-1300 PhD TB
Middleton, Kathleen Migration and Cultural Identity in Ulster and Southwest Scotland, 1689-1715 PhD RA
Murray, Sylvester The state and the sea fisheries of the south and west coasts of Ireland, 1900-1967 M.Litt DD
Newberry, Samantha Interrogations, Ill-Treatment and Intelligence: Northern Ireland 1970-1974 PhD EOH
Ryan, Vanessa The archaeology of medieval rural ecclesiastical settlement in the Barony of Lower Dundalk, County Louth PhD TB
Smyth, Jennifer The Pamphlets of the Early Reformation Preacher, Jacob Strauss PhD HRH
Ther, Vanessa Constructs of War: Evaluation and Representation of the First World War in the Republican Press in Weimar Germany, 1918-1920 PhD AK
Thompson, Kelly Donegal and Partition, 1912-1926 M.Litt DF
Veach, Colin The de Lacy family in England, Ireland and Normandy, c.1160-1241 PhD SD
Wallace, Ciaran Dublin Local Government and Politics, 1898-1922 PhD DF

2008-09

Name Title Degree Supervisor
Campbell, Ian John Lynch’s Science of Truth: Royalism, Jurisprudence and Late-Renaissance in Seventeenth Century Ireland PhD JO
Collins, Mary An Examination of Irish Institutions from their foundation to the present MLitt WV
Griffith, Lisa-Marie Social Mobility and the Merchants of Dublin, 1760-1790 PhD PG
Harding, Timothy History of Correspondence Chess in Britain and Ireland PhD WV
Lennon, Alison Anglo-Norman castles and religious foundations in counties Louth and Down: A Comparison with examples in England and Wales PhD TB
O’Brien, Jennifer Irish Republican Propaganda and Organisation in Germany, 1919-1923 PhD DF
O’Callaghan, Daniel Johannes Reuchlin and his seventeenth century publication: Augenspiegel MLitt HRH
O’Sullivan, Kevin Irish Foreign Policy and sub-Saharan Africa, 1955-75 PhD DD
Rigney, Peter The Operation of the Great Southern Railway PhD EOH
Treacy, Matthew The Irish Republican Movement, 1962-1969 Ph.D EOH

2007-08

Name Title Degree Supervisor
Archbold, Johanna Irish Periodicals in their Atlantic Context, 1770-1830: the Monthly and Quarterly Magazines of Dublin, Edinburgh and Philadelphia PhD DD
Barrett, Rachel Life in the Workhouses of Co. Meath, 1838-1850' MLitt WV
Carroll, Lydia More than a Man’s Part: Sir Charles Alexander Cameron: Public Analyst and Medical Officer of Health for Dublin, 1862-1921 PhD DD
Finucane, Jane To remain unaltered in the courage you have inherited from your ancestors: Magdaburg under Siege, 1547-1631 PhD HRH
Harrison, Stephen Furnished Insular Scandinavian Burial: Landscape and Status in the Early Viking Age PhD TB
Inoue, Keiko Political Activity of the Irish in Britain, 1919-1925 PhD DF
Jackson, Brian The Role and Influence of the Irish Missions of the Society of Jesus the Implementation of a Counter-Reformation among the Old English in Ireland, 1542-1633 PhD CB
McCoy, Charlene War and Revolution: County Fermanagh and its Borders, c.1640-c.1666 PhD JO
Murphy, Elaine No affair before us of greater concern: The War at Sea in Ireland, 1641-1649 PhD JO
Murphy-O’Connor, James Galway and the First World War MLitt AD
Pennell, Catriona A Kingdom United: British and Irish Responses to the Outbreak of War, July to December 1914 PhD JH
Rattigan, Cliona Dark Spots in Irish Society: Unmarried Motherhood, Crime and Prosecution in Ireland, 1900-1950 PhD DD
Stapleton, Patricia A Social, Economic and Political Study of the Dublin Merchant Community, c.1630-1949 PhD JO
Verstraten, Freya The Anglicisation of the Gaelic Irish Nobility, c.1169-c.1366 PhD SD
Walsh, Patrick The Career of William Connolly, 1689-1729 PhD DD
Weimer, Amanda The Elite of Scandinavia and their impact in Urban Settlement in the Viking Age PhD TB

2006-07

Name Title Degree Supervisor
Amyot, Michel Royal Power under Philip I of France, 1059-1108 MLitt ISR
Arbuthnot, Paul Church music in 19th century Dublin Cathedrals MLitt WV
Byrne, Lara A study of a Gaelic-Irish Kingdom within the Anglo-Norman Colony of South East Connacht: of South East Connacht: the Cantreds of Siol Anmchadha and Muintermailfinnain MLitt TB
Carlson, Frank Papal Policy in the output of the Chancery: 1143-1153 PhD ISR
Crooks, Peter Factionalism in the late medieval lordship of Ireland PhD SD
Diamond, Ciaran The Cathedral system in the Stuart period PhD AC
Gibney, John Ireland and the Popish Plot, 1678-81 PhD AC
Foran, Susan Royal biography in fourteenth-century Britain PhD SD
Hayes-Healy, Stephanie Perpetual peregrination and the Irish in the Early Middle Ages PhD MKS
Kelly, Helen The Irish in Argentina PhD DF
Kirwin, Richard Universities in early modern Europe PhD HRH
Russell, Ian Archaeology and identity in Ireland PhD TB
Siebrecht, Claudia The female cultural avant-garde in Germany during the First World War PhD AK

2005-06

Name Title Degree Supervisor
Devlin, Eoin Fynes Moryson and his Itinerary MLitt CB
Hogan, Arelene The lands of Llanthony Prima and Secunda in Ireland 1172-1541 PhD SD
Jones, Heather The Enemy Disarmed. Prisoners of War and the Violence of Wartime. Britain, France and Germany 1914-1920 PhD AK
Keenan-Thompson, Tara Irish Women and Street Politics, 1956-1974 PhD EOH
Kostick, Conor The Language of Ordo in the early histories of the First Crusade PhD ISR
Maguire, Martin The Civil Service, the State and the Irish Revolution, 1886-1938 PhD EOH
Muldowney, Mary The Impact of the Second World War on Women in Belfast and Dublin: An Oral History PhD DF
O’Malley, Kate Ireland, India and Empire: Indo-Irish Radical Connections, 1919-1964 PhD EOH
Pole, Adam Landlord Responses to the Irish Land War, 1879-1882 PhD WV
Schmidt-Supprian, The Antwerp Question: the significance of the port city of Antwerp Christoph for Germany during the War PhD AK
Smith, James Principle George Hill (1750-1819) on authority MLitt CB

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