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Patrick J. Duffy, National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

Biography

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Patrick Duffy is Emeritus Professor attached to the Geography Department in the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. He continues to have teaching interests in the historical geography of Irish landscapes, and geographies of colonialism. His research interests focus on landscape history and rural and social demographic change. He is the author of Exploring the History and Heritage of Irish Landscapes (Dublin, 2007) and Landscapes of South Ulster: A Parish Atlas of the Diocese of Clogher (Belfast, 1993), editor of To and From Ireland: Planned Migration Schemes 1600-2000 (Dublin, 2004), and co-editor of Gaelic Ireland c1250-1650: Land, Lordship and Settlement (Dublin, 2004).

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Patrick.Duffy@nuim.ie

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Research Interests

Cultural and historical geography of Irish landscapes - geographies of colonialism - rural and social demographic change.

Themes

Earth, Water.

Selected Publications

Duffy, P.J. (forthcoming, 2011) Ordnance Survey Maps and Official Reports, In: Murphy, J. H. (ed.), Oxford History of the Irish Book, Vol 4 (1800-90). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Duffy, P.J. (forthcoming, 2011) Wiring the Countryside: Rural Electrification in Ireland, in Brunn, S. D. (ed.), Engineering Earth: The Impacts of Mega-engineering Projects. Springer/Kluwer.

Duffy, P.J. (2010) Poetry and Place: When Literature and Landscape Rhyme: Introduction, In: French, T. (ed.), A Meath Anthology. Navan: Meath County Council, vii-xiii.

Duffy, P.J. (2009) Rural Historical Geographies, In: Kitchin, R. and Thrift, N. (eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, Vol 5. Elsevier, 136-145.

Duffy, P.J. (2009) Exhibiting Landscape, Museum Ireland, 19, 42-49.

Duffy, P.J., Ní Bhrádaigh, E., McCarron, S., and Walsh, J. (2007) Using GIS to Map the Evolution of the Gaeltacht, Irish Geography, 40 (1), 99-108.

Duffy, P.J., Corcoran, M.P. and Keaveney, K. (2007) Transformations in Housing, In: Bartley, B. and Kitchin, R. (eds.), Understanding Contemporary Ireland. London: Pluto, 249-263.

Duffy, P.J. (2006) Placing migration in history: geographies of Irish population movements, In: B.S. Turner (ed.), Migration and Myth: Ulster’s Revolving Door. Downpatrick: Ulster Local History Trust, 22-37.
 
Duffy, P.J. (2006) The Territorial Identity of Kildare’s Landscapes, In: Nolan, W. and McGrath, T. (eds.), Kildare History and Society: Interdisciplinary Essays on the History of an Irish County. Dublin: Geography Publications, 1-34.
 
Duffy, P.J. (2006) The Shape of the Parish, In: Fitzpatrick, E. and Gillespie, R. (eds.), The Parish in Medieval and Early Modern Ireland: Community, Territory and Building. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 33-61.

Duffy, P.J. (2006) Colonial Spaces and Sites of Resistance: Landed Estates in Nineteenth-Century Ireland, In: Proudfoot, L. J. and Roche M. M. (eds.), (Dis)Placing Empire. Aldershot: Ashgate Press, 15-40.

Duffy, P.J. (ed.) (2004) To and From Ireland: Planned Migration Schemes c.1600-2000. Dublin: Geography Publications.

Duffy, P.J. (2004) Migration Management in Ireland, In: Duffy, P.J. (ed.), To and From Ireland: Planned Migration Schemes c.1600-2000. Dublin: Geography Publications, 1-15.

Duffy, P.J. (2004) Disencumbering our Crowded Places: Theory and Practice of Estate Migration in the Nineteenth Century, In: Duffy, P.J. (ed.), To and From Ireland: Planned Migration Schemes c.1600-2000. Dublin: Geography Publications, 79-104.

Duffy, P.J. (2004) Unwritten Landscapes: Reflections on Minor Placenames and Sense of Place in the Irish countryside, In: Clarke, H.B., Prunty, J., and Hennessy, M. (eds.), Surveying Ireland's Past: Multidisciplinary Essays in Honour of Anngret Simms. Dublin: Geography Publications, 689-711.

Duffy, P.J. (2004) The Town of Monaghan: A Place Inscribed in Street and Square, In: Conlon. E. (ed.), Later On: The Monaghan Bombing Memorial Anthology. Dingle: Brandon Press, 14-32

Duffy, P.J. (2004) Townlands: Territorial Signatures of Landholding and Identity, In: Turner, B.S. (ed.), The Heart's Townland: Marking Boundaries in Ulster. Downpatrick: Ulster Local History Trust, 18-38.

Duffy, P.J. (2004) Change and Renewal in Issues of Place, Identity and the Local, In: Hourihane, J. (ed.), Engaging Spaces: People, Place and Space from an Irish Perspective. Dublin: Lilliput 13-29.

Duffy, P.J. (2002) Continuity and Change in the Border Landscapes, In: Turner, B.S. (ed.), The Debateable Land: Ireland's Border Counties. Downpatrick: Ulster Local History Trust, 20-30.

Duffy, P.J. (2001) Landscape and Irish Literature, In: Anagnostopoulos, G. (ed.), Art and Landscape 2. Athen: Michelis Foundation, 650-663.

Duffy, P.J., Edwards, D. and Fitzpatrick, E. (eds.) (2001) Gaelic Ireland: Land, Lordship and Settlement c.1250-1650. Dublin: Four Courts Press.

Duffy, P.J., Edwards, D., and Fitzpatrick, E. (2001) Introduction: Recovering Gaelic Ireland, In: Duffy, P.J., Edwards, D. and Fitzpatrick, E. (eds.), Gaelic Ireland: Land, Lordship and Settlement c.1250-1650. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 21-76.

Duffy, P.J. (2001)  Social and Spatial Order in the MacMahon Lordship of Airghialla in the Late Sixteenth Century, in Duffy, P.J., Edwards, D. and Fitzpatrick, E. (eds.), Gaelic Ireland: Land, Lordship and Settlement c.1250-1650. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 115-137.

Duffy, P.J. (2001) Embarking for the New World – A Group Migration to South Australia in 1849, In: Wooding, J.M. and Day, D. (eds.), Celtic-Australian Identities. Sydney: Sydney Series in Celtic Studies, Victoria University 43-56.

Duffy, P.J. (2000) Trends in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-century Settlement', in Barry T. (ed.), A History of Settlement in Ireland. London: Routledge, 206-228.

Duffy, P.J. (2000) Heritage and History: Exploring Landscape and Place in Co Meath, Riocht  na Midhe, 11, 187-218.


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