Jane Ohlmeyer
Erasmus Smith's Chair of Modern History, History

Biography

JANE OHLMEYER, MRIA, is Erasmus Smith's Professor of Modern History at Trinity College, Dublin, director of the Trinity Long Room Hub and chair of the Irish Research Council. She was the founding Vice-Provost for Global Relations (2011-14). She is an expert on the New British and Atlantic Histories and has published widely on a number of themes in early modern Irish and British history. Her books include Civil War and Restoration in the Three Stuart Kingdoms (Cambridge, 1993); Ireland from Independence to Occupation, 1641-1660 (editor, Cambridge, 1995); Political Thought in Seventeenth-Century Ireland (editor, Cambridge, 2000); and 'Making Ireland English: the Irish Aristocracy in the seventeenth century' (Yale University Press, 2012). Professor Ohlmeyer has considerable expertise in overseeing major editorial projects and helped to secure funding for the digitization and online publication of the '1641 Depositions'. She is also the Principal Investigator for the Trinity College Dublin element of 'Humanities Serving Irish Society which was awarded €10.78M as part of the Programme for Research in Third Level Institutions (PRTLI 4). She chairs the Irish Manuscripts Commission's Digitization Taskforce and the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences-Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities [DARIAH] committee. She is the Irish representative on DARIAH, the European Digital Libraries and on the European Strategic Framework for Research Infrastructures, Humanities and Social Sciences working group. She was a guardian and trustee of Marsh's Library, Dublin and is a Member of the National Archives Advisory Committee.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

A shorte view of the State and condicon of the kingdome of Ireland/The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in Ireland, Jane Ohlmeyer, (OUP Clarendon's works), Oxford:, OUP, 2018, - Critical Edition (Book), 2018

Jane Ohlmeyer, The Cambridge History of Ireland. Vol. 2. Early Modern Ireland, 1550-1730 , Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2017 Book, 2017

''Scottish peers' in seventeenth-century Ireland' in, Scots in early modern Ireland, Manchester, MUP, 2016, pp62 - 94, [Jane Ohlmeyer] Book Chapter, 2016

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'Ireland, India and the British Empire', Studies in People's History , 2016, p169 - 188 Journal Article, 2016 TARA - Full Text

'Reflections on Making Ireland English' in, editor(s)William Roger Louis , Resplendent Adventures with Britannia, Oxford, OUP, 2015, [Jane Ohlmeyer] Book Chapter, 2015

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'Colonial Ireland, Colonial India', , Faculty Research Seminar, JNU, Delhi, March, 2015, JNU History Invited Talk, 2015

'Aristocratic identity formation in seventeenth-century Ireland' in, editor(s)Liesbeth Geevers and Mirella Marini , Dynastic Identity in Early Modern Europe. Rulers, aristocrats and the formation of identities, Farnham, Ashgate; Farnham, 2015, pp25 - 42, [Jane Ohlmeyer] Book Chapter, 2015

'Conquest, Civilization, Colonization: Ireland, 1540-1660' in, editor(s)Richard Bourke and Ian MacBride , The Princeton History of Modern Ireland, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 2015, pp21 - 47, [Jane Ohlmeyer] Book Chapter, 2015

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'Ireland, India and the British Empire', Athar Ali Memorial Lecture, Aligarth, India, 13 April, 2015 Invited Talk, 2015

Jane Ohlmeyer, '1641:History and Memory',, Irish Studies Seminar, Leuven, Leuven, August, 2014 Invited Talk, 2014

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'The aristocracy in seventeenth-century Ireland: wider contexts and comparisons', History Compass , 1, 2014, p33 - 42 Journal Article, 2014

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'The 1641 depositions: records of massacre, atrocity & ethnic cleansing in seventeenth-century Ireland', Keynote address, Conference on Digital Libraries, London, London, September 2014, 2014 Conference Paper, 2014

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'Colonial Ireland, Colonial India', , Irish Studies Research Seminar, Magdalene College, Cambridge, Cambridge, October, 2014, Magdalene College, Invited Talk, 2014

Jane Ohlmeyer, The Parnell Lecture, Magdalene College, Cambridge, The Parnell Lecture, Magdalene College, Cambridge, Cambridge, November, 2014, Magdalene College, Invited Talk, 2014

Antrim, TCD, MS 838, Derry, TCD, MS 839, Donegal, TCD, MS 839, Down, TCD, MS 837, Tyrone, TCD, MS 839 , Aidan Clarke is the principal editor and I am one of the co-editors, along with Tom Bartlett, John Morrill and Micheál Ó Siochrú, vol 3, (IMC), Dublin:, IMC, 2014, xxxvi - 486 Critical Edition (Book), 2014

'Ireland between 1641 and 1660' in, editor(s)Alvin Jackson , The Oxford Handbook of Irish History , Oxford, 2014, pp315 - 332, [Jane Ohlmeyer] Book Chapter, 2014

Armagh, TCD, MS 836, Louth TCD, MS 834, Monaghan TCD, MS 834 , Aidan Clarke is the principal editor and I am one of the co-editors, along with Tom Bartlett, John Morrill and Micheál Ó Siochrú, vol 1, (IMC), Dublin:, IMC, 2014, Xxxv - 355 Critical Edition (Book), 2014

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'The 1641 depositions: records of massacre, atrocity & ethnic cleansing in seventeenth-century Ireland',, Research Symposium, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lank, Sri Lanka, July, 2014 Invited Talk, 2014

., Cavan, TCD, MS 832 & MS 833, Fermanagh TCD, MS 835 , Aidan Clarke is the principal editor and I am one of the co-editors, along with Tom Bartlett, John Morrill and Micheál Ó Siochrú, vol 2, (IMC), Dublin:, IMC, 2014, xxxiv - 591 Critical Edition (Book), 2014

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'Making Ireland English', Franco-British history seminar, Sorbonne, Paris, Paris, May, 2014 Invited Talk, 2014

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'The Boyles and the making of an aristocratic dynasty',, Conference on the Boyles of Cork, University College, Cork, Cork, June 2013, 2013 Conference Paper, 2013

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'The Wars of the Three Kingdoms', History Today symposium, York, York, November , 2013 Invited Talk, 2013

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'Ireland as a laboratory for Empire', , workshop on Empire and Identity, Presidency University, Calcutta, India, Calcutta, August, 2013 Invited Talk, 2013

Jane Ohlmeyer Micheál Ó Siochrú , Ireland 1641: Contexts and Reactions , Manchester, Mancheter University Press, 2013, 1 - 304pp Book, 2013

Jane Ohlmeyer, Making Ireland English: The Irish Aristocracy in the seventeenth century, London and New Haven, Yale University Press, 2012, 1 - 680pp Book, 2012

Jane Ohlmeyer, ''The Word of Shiso': current and future research agendas for early modern Irish history, SHISO, 2012 Journal Article, 2012

'Making Ireland English: the seventeenth-century Irish peerage' in, editor(s)Brian MacCuarta , Reshaping Ireland 1590-1700: Colonization and its consequences: Essays presented to Nicholas Canny, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2011, pp131 - 146, [Jane Ohlmeyer] Book Chapter, 2011

'Historical Contexts: Ireland' in, editor(s)Joad Raymond , The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture. Cheap Print in Britain and Ireland to 1660, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2011, pp39 - 49, [Jane Ohlmeyer] Book Chapter, 2011

Eleanor O'Neill, Mark Sweetnam, Owen Conlan, Séamus Lawless, Alexander O'Connor, Micheál Ó'Siochrú, Jane Ohlmeyer and Vincent Wade, Towards Multi-Dimensional Adaptation of Digitised Historical Content, Supporting Digital Humanities, Copenhagen, 17-18 November 2011, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011 URL TARA - Full Text

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'Ireland's Aristocracy and British Migration to Seventeenth century Ireland', , The 9th Annual Irish Migration Studies Reunion Lecture , Omagh, January, 2009 Invited Talk, 2009

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'Making Ireland English: the Irish peerage in the seventeenth century', , Newberry Library Fellows Seminar, Chicago, May, 2009 Invited Talk, 2009

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'Making Ireland English: the Irish peerage in the seventeenth century', , conference on nobilities in early modern Ireland, NUI Galway, May, 2009 Invited Talk, 2009

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'The 1641 Project', a roundtable discussion at the Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, Aberdeen, October, 2009 Invited Talk, 2009

Jane Ohlmeyer, Digitizing the 1641 Depositions', Irish Society for Archives at the Dublin City Library and Archive , Dublin, February, 2009 Invited Talk, 2009

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'Dealing with Dirty Data: the Irish case study', , Microsoft Faculty Summit, Redmond, USA, July, 2009 Invited Talk, 2009

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'Snobbery and Scandal in seventeenth century Ireland', , Princess Grace Library , Monacao, January, 2009 Invited Talk, 2009

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'Religious Allegiance among the Irish peerage in the Seventeenth Century Nobility and Religious Opposition', Britain and the Habsburg Territories in Comparison, German Historical Institute , London, September, 2009 Invited Talk, 2009

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'Anatomy of plantation: the 1641 Depositions', History Ireland, 17, (6), 2009 Journal Article, 2009

Jane Ohlmeyer, "'Civilizinge those rude partes': the planter peers in seventeenth-century Ulster", , Ireland as a Laboratory of Empire conference, Derry, July, 2009 Invited Talk, 2009

Jane Ohlmeyer and Marie Wallace (IBM), 'Dealing with Dirty Data: theory and practice', , Digital Resources for the Humanities and Arts conference on Dynamic Networks Of Knowledge And Practice: Contexts, Crises, Futures, Belfast, September, 2009 Invited Talk, 2009

Jane Ohlmeyer, ''Civilizinge those rude partes': the planter peers in seventeenth-century Ulster', Cavan Historical Society, Virginia, November , 2009 Invited Talk, 2009

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'Meditations by Katherine Manners, duchess of Buckingham, 1646', Analecta Hibernica , 2009 Journal Article, 2009

Jane Ohlmeyer, Making Ireland English: the Irish peerage in the seventeenth century', Irish Studies Seminar, Cambridge University, January, 2009 Invited Talk, 2009

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'Creative Humanities: the university, the city, cultural institutions and industry', , ESF workshop on creative clusters, Rotterdam, May, 2009 Invited Talk, 2009

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'Irish digital libraries and Europe' , Joint Conference Library Association of Ireland and CILIP Northern Ireland Belfast, May, 2009 Invited Talk, 2009

Jane Ohlmeyer , New light on the marquis of Antrim and the 'Wars of the Three Kingdoms'', Analecta Hibernica , 2009 Journal Article, 2009

Jane Ohlmeyer, ''For God, King and Country: Wars of religion in seventeenth-century Ireland', , Britain's Wars Revisited Symposium, University of Hull, 2008 Invited Talk, 2008

The Baronial Context of the Irish Civil Wars in, editor(s)John Adamson , The Civil Wars: Politics and Rebellion in the Kingdoms of Charles I, Palgrave, 2008, [Ohlmeyer J. H.] Book Chapter, 2008

Jane Ohlmeyer, Making Ireland English: the Irish peerage in the seventeenth century', Early Modern Seminar, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, 2008 Invited Talk, 2008

Jane Ohlmeyer, 'Making Ireland English: the Irish peerage in the seventeenth century', Early Modern Seminar, University of Bangor , Bangor, Wales, 2008 Invited Talk, 2008

David Dickson, Jan Parmentier and Jane Ohlmeyer (eds.), Irish and Scottish Mercantile Networks in Europe and Overseas in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries , Ghent, Academia Press, 2007, i - 319pp Book, 2007

Ohlmeyer J. H., 'The "Old" British Histories?', Historical Journal, 50, (2), 2007, p1 - 14 Journal Article, 2007

'Power, politics and parliament in seventeenth-century Ireland' in, editor(s)Maija Jansson , Realities of representation. State building in early modern Europe and European America, London and New York, Palgrave/Macmillan, 2007, pp113 - 132, [Jane Ohlmeyer] Book Chapter, 2007

'Seventeenth-century Ireland and Scotland and their wider worlds' in, editor(s)Thomas O'Connor and Mary Ann Lyons , Irish Communities in Early Modern Europe, Dublin, Four Courts, 2006, pp457 - 483, [Jane Ohlmeyer] Book Chapter, 2006

Robert Armstrong, Eunan O'Halpin and Jane Ohlmeyer (eds.) , Intelligence, statecraft and international power , Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 2006, 1 - 246pp Book, 2006

Jane Ohlmeyer and Steven Zwicker, John Dryden, the House of Ormond, and the Politics of Anglo-Irish Patronage, Historical Journal, 49, (3), 2006, p677 - 706 Journal Article, 2006

Ohlmeyer J. H., Ireland and the New British Histories, Symposium sponsored by the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales at University of Paris IV, May 2005, 2005 Invited Talk, 2005

'Making Good: new perspectives on the English in Ireland in, editor(s)Ciaran Brady and Jane Ohlmeyer , British Interventions in Early Modern Ireland , Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2005, pp1 - 27, [Ciaran Brady and Jane Ohlmeyer] Book Chapter, 2005

Ohlmeyer J. H., Brady C. , British Interventions in Early Modern Ireland, Cambridge University Press, 2005, v - 371pp Book, 2005

The Irish peers, political power and parliament 1640-41 in, editor(s)Ciaran Brady and Jane Ohlmeyer , British Interventions in Early Modern Ireland , Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2005, pp161 - 185, [Jane Ohlmeyer] Book Chapter, 2005

Ohlmeyer J. H., Parliament and representation in early modern Ireland, Conference sponsored by the Yale Centre for Parliamentary History, Yale University, New Haven, April, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Ohlmeyer J. H., Zwicker S,, Patronage and Restoration Politics: John Dryden and the House of Ormond, Conference on ‘Restoration Ireland’, Trinity College, Dublin, September, 2004 Conference Paper, 2004

Ohlmeyer J. H., From Bordeaux and Baltimore to Bombay and Bristol: 17th century Ireland in European, Atlantic and New British History perspective, Notre Dame in Dublin Summer School on ‘Boston’ or ‘Berlin’, June 2004, 2004 Invited Talk, 2004

New Perspectives on the English in Early Modern Ireland in, editor(s)Ciaran Brady and Jane Ohlmeyer , British Interventions in Early Modern Ireland, Cambridge University Press, 2004, [Ohlmeyer J. H.] Book Chapter, 2004

The Irish Peers, Political Power and Parliament, 1640-41 in, editor(s)Ciaran Brady and Jane Ohlmeyer , British Interventions in Early Modern Ireland, Cambridge University Press, 2004, [Ohlmeyer J. H.] Book Chapter, 2004

Ohlmeyer J. H., English Imperialism and early modern Ireland , Centre for Irish Studies and Department of History, Boston College, Boston, September 2004, 2004 Invited Talk, 2004

A Laboratory for Empire?: Early Modern Ireland and English Imperialism' in, editor(s)Kevin Kenny , Ireland and the British Empire, Oxford University Press, 2004, pp26 - 60, [Ohlmeyer J. H.] Book Chapter, 2004

Ohlmeyer J. H., Kingship in the Three Kingdoms in the early seventeenth century, British Political Thought Seminar on Kingship Renewed at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC, February 2003, 2003 Invited Talk, 2003

Ohlmeyer J. H., Men of Virtue and Honour?: The Aristocracy in seventeenth-century Ireland, Communities: Imagined and Actual, University College, Dublin, September, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

Ohlmeyer J. H., Aristocratic Marriage in Seventeenth-Century Ireland, Irish Historical Studies Society, University College, Dublin, March 2003, 2003 Invited Talk, 2003

Ohlmeyer J. H., Lords, Law and Litigation in Seventeenth-Century Ireland, British and Irish Legal History Conference, University College, Dublin, July, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

Ohlmeyer J. H., Power, Representation and Literary Patronage in seventeenth-century Ireland, Irish Scottish Academic Initiative (ISAI) Conference, Queen’s University, Belfast, September, 2002 Conference Paper, 2002

Ohlmeyer J. H., Lords and Litigation in Early Modern Ireland, Scottish Legal History Society, Advocates Library, Edinburgh, October 2002, 2002 Invited Talk, 2002

Ohlmeyer J. H., The Geography of Reading: Irish Historical Narratives’, British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference, Queens College, Cambridge, January, 2002 Conference Paper, 2002

Literature, Identity, and the New British Histories in, editor(s)David Barker and Willy Maley , British Identities and English Renaissance Literature, Cambridge University Press, 2002, pp245 - 255, [Ohlmeyer J. H.] Book Chapter, 2002

Ohlmeyer J. H., The Stuart Kingdoms in the Seventeenth Century: Awkward Neighbours editor with Allan Macinnes, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2002, 270pp Book, 2002

Ohlmeyer J. H., The Scottish and Irish Diasporas in Seventeenth-Century Europe: A Comparative Overview , Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen, October 2002, 2002 Invited Talk, 2002

Ohlmeyer J. H., Mixed Marriages in Early Modern Ireland, Irish Studies in Britain Conference, University of Stirling, June, 2002 Conference Paper, 2002

Records of the Irish Court of Chancery: A Preliminary Report, 1627-1634 in, editor(s)D. Greer and N. Dawson , Mysteries and Solutions in Irish Legal History, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2001, pp15 - 50, [Ohlmeyer J. H.] Book Chapter, 2001

Irish Recusant Lawyers during the Reign of Charles I in, editor(s)Micheál Ó Siochrú , Kingdoms in Crisis: Ireland in the 1640s, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2001, pp63 - 89, [Ohlmeyer J. H.] Book Chapter, 2001

Ohlmeyer J. H., Religion, Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, International Conference, University of Glasgow, July, 2001 Conference Paper, 2001

Ohlmeyer J. H., Calculating Debt: the Records of the Irish Statute Staple, Irish Economic and Social History, 27, 2000, p63 - 65 Journal Article, 2000

Ohlmeyer J. H., Power, Politics and the House of Lords, 1640-1641, Conference in Honour of Aidan Clarke, Trinity College, Dublin, March, 2000 Conference Paper, 2000

Ohlmeyer J. H. , Kingdom or Colony?: Political Thought in seventeenth-century Ireland, Cambridge University Press, 2000, xvii + 290pp Book, 2000

Ohlmeyer J. H., The Aristocracy in Early Stuart Ireland , History Society, Trinity College, Dublin, March 2000, 2000 Invited Talk, 2000

Ohlmeyer J. H., Recusant lawyers during the reign of Charles I, Catholics and Confederates, St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra, March, 1999 Conference Paper, 1999

Ohlmeyer J. H., Scotland and the Wars of the Three Kingdoms , Royal Society of Antiquaries, Scotland, November 1999, 1999 Invited Talk, 1999

Ohlmeyer J. H., Seventeenth-century Ireland and the New British and Atlantic Histories, American Historical Review, 104, (2), 1999, p446 - 462 Journal Article, 1999

Ohlmeyer J. H., Driving a wedge within Gaeldom: Ireland and Scotland in the seventeenth century, History Ireland, 7, (3), 1999, p27 - 31 Journal Article, 1999

Ohlmeyer J. H., County Cork and the Irish statute staple, History Department, University College, Cork, November 1998, 1998 Invited Talk, 1998

Ohlmeyer J. H., The Wars of, for and in the Three Kingdoms, History Today, 48, (11), 1998, p16 - 22 Journal Article, 1998

Ohlmeyer J. H., The Statute Staple and Early Modern Ireland' , History Ireland, 6, (4), 1998, p36 - 40 Journal Article, 1998

Ohlmeyer J. H., Kenyon J. , The Civil Wars: A Military History of England, Scotland and Ireland, 1638-1660, Oxford University Press, 1998, xl + 300pp Book, 1998

'"Civilizinge of those rude partes". The colonization of Ireland and Scotland, 1580s-1640s in, editor(s)N. Canny , The Oxford History of the British Empire, vol. 1, Oxford Univ. Press, 1998, pp124 - 147, [Ohlmeyer J. H.] Book Chapter, 1998

Ohlmeyer J. H., Ó Ciardha É. , The Irish Statute Staple Books, 1596-1687, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 1998, xvii + 380pp Book, 1998

Ohlmeyer J. H., Early modern Ireland and the New British and Atlantic Histories, Irish Studies Conference, University of Vorenezh, Russia, May, 1998 Conference Paper, 1998

Ohlmeyer J. H., The Wars for, in and of the Three Kingdoms, Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Toronto, Canada, October, 1998 Conference Paper, 1998

Ohlmeyer J. H., The Irish Statute Staple, Irish Historical Studies Society, Trinity College Dublin, October 1997, 1997 Invited Talk, 1997

Ohlmeyer J. H., The Irish Statute Staple, Gaelic Landscape Symposium, Trinity College Dublin, September, 1997 Invited Talk, 1997

Ohlmeyer J. H., Origins of the conflict in Northern Ireland, Forgiveness in Northern Ireland, Woodstock Theological Institute, Georgetown University, Washington DC, June 1997, 1997 Invited Talk, 1997

Ohlmeyer J. H., The North Channel World in the seventeenth century, ISAI Conference on Celebrating Columba: Irish-Scottish connections 597-1997, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, September, 1997 Conference Paper, 1997

Ohlmeyer J. H., Civilization” of Ireland and Scotland, 1580s-1640s, American Historical Association Annual Conference, New York, January, 1997 Conference Paper, 1997

Ohlmeyer J. H., Mercenaries and the Military State in the early modern period, International Conference, Odense, Denmark, September, 1996 Conference Paper, 1996

Ohlmeyer J. H., Crisis of the Irish aristocracy in the seventeenth century , Ireland Seminar, Hertford College, Oxford, March 1996, 1996 Invited Talk, 1996

The Wars of Religion, 1603-60 in, editor(s)Thomas Bartlett and Keith Jeffery , Military History of Ireland, Cambridge University Press, 1996, pp160 - 187, [Ohlmeyer J. H.] Book Chapter, 1996

Strafford, the "Londonderry business" and the New British History in, editor(s)J. Merritt , Power and Policy: the political world of Thomas Wentworth, earl of Strafford, Cambridge University Press, 1996, pp209 - 229, [Ohlmeyer J. H.] Book Chapter, 1996

Ohlmeyer J. H., Civilizinge of those rude partes: the colonization of Ireland and Scotland, 1580s-1640s, Conference on the History of the British Empire, Oxford, September, 1995 Conference Paper, 1995

Ohlmeyer J. H., A failed revolution?: The confederate civil war in its European context, History Ireland, 1995, p24 - 29 Journal Article, 1995

Ohlmeyer J. H., Ireland from Independence to Occupation, 1641-1660, Cambridge University Press, 1995, li + 309pp Book, 1995

Cregan D., The Personnel of the Confederation of Kilkenny, Irish Historical Studies, 29, 1995, p490 - 512 Journal Article, 1995

Ohlmeyer J. H., The "Antrim Plot" of 1641: A rejoinder?, The Historical Journal, 27, 1994, p431 - 437 Journal Article, 1994

Ohlmeyer, J. H., Civil War and Restoration in the Three Stuart Kingdoms: the Political Career of Randal MacDonnell First Marquis of Antrim (1609-83), Cambridge University Press, 1993, xxiii + 357pp Book, 1993

Ohlmeyer J. H., A patriot for whom? The marquis of Antrim, Irish and British politics during the mid-seventeenth century, History Today, 1993, p13 - 18 Journal Article, 1993

Ohlmeyer J. H., The "Antrim Plot" of 1641 - a myth?, The Historical Journal, 35, 1992, p905 - 919 Journal Article, 1992

Ohlmeyer J. H., Irish privateers during the civil war, 1642-50, The Mariner's Mirror, 76, 1990, p119 - 134 Journal Article, 1990

Ohlmeyer J. H., The Dunkirk of Ireland: Wexford privateers during the 1640s, Journal of the Wexford Historical Society, 12, 1989, p23 - 49 Journal Article, 1989

Research Expertise

Description

. Ireland and Empire . Irish History in the 17th Century - social, political . Early modern British history . The "Military Revolution" of early modern Europe

Projects

  • Title
    • Trinity Long Room Hub
  • Summary
    • Principal Investigator for Trinity College Dublin element of 'Humanities Serving Irish Society' funded under Programme for Research in Third Level Institutions (PRTLI Cycle 4) - €10.78M for the development of the Trinity Long Room Hub, see https://www.tcd.ie/longroomhub/]
  • Funding Agency
    • PRTLI 4/HEA
  • Date From
    • 2007
  • Date To
    • 2010
  • Title
    • 1641 depositions
  • Summary
    • IRCHSS Government of Ireland Major Research Project Grant (€247,000) for the '1641 Depositions Project' (this helped to leverage an additional €650,000 from the Arts and Humanities Research Council), see https://www.tcd.ie/history/1641/
  • Funding Agency
    • IRCHSS/AHRC
  • Date From
    • 2007
  • Date To
    • 2010
  • Title
    • Ussher Project
  • Funding Agency
    • IRCHSS Government of Ireland Major Research Project Grant
  • Date From
    • 2004
  • Date To
    • 2006
  • Title
    • Pilot study of early modern Irish mercantile networks (with Professor David Dickson)
  • Funding Agency
    • IIIS/PRTLI
  • Date From
    • 2004
  • Date To
    • 2005
  • Title
    • Collaborative project - involving colleagues from the Universities Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Maynooth - entitled 'From civic militia to garrison town: urbanisation and state-formation in Scotland, England, and Ireland c.1530 to 1750'
  • Summary
    • TCD university research committee award to employ a research assistant to work for 4 months (May-August)
  • Date To
    • 2004
  • Summary
    • Small grants award to fund a conference on 'Ussher and the Republic of Letters' (organised by Dr Elizabethanne Boran, November 2004).
  • Funding Agency
    • IRCHSS
  • Date To
    • 2003
  • Title
    • Pilot study of Irish Chancery records, 1627-1634
  • Funding Agency
    • Irish Legal History Society
  • Date To
    • 1999
  • Summary
    • Research Award from the Research to employ a research assistant to enter the records of the Dublin Statute Staple into a textual retrieval database.
  • Funding Agency
    • Committee at the University of Aberdeen / Dublin City Corporation
  • Date To
    • 1996

Keywords

Depositions 1641; Digital Humanities; Early Modern Ireland (Colonialism, Plantation, Aristocracy, Lawyers, Warfare); Humanities; Irish and British History 1500-1800; Warfare in Ireland, Britain and Europe 1500-1800

Recognition

Representations

Chair, Irish Research Council 2015

Council Member of the Irish Legal History Society and member of the Editorial Board 2004-Present

External assessor for the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences 2002

Member of the Board of Governors for the Caledonian Research Foundation 2001-Present

Fellow of the Royal Historical Society; since 2004, Member of the Council 1998-2007

Trustee of the National Library of Scotland 2000-2008

International assessor for the Academy of Finland, Helsinki 2004

International assessor for the Arts and Humanities Research Council 2006

Trustee and Guardian of Marsh's Library, Dublin 2008-present

Irish Member for the Department of Arts, Sports and Tourism, Member States Expert Group on Digitization 2008-present

Chair, Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences [IRCHSS]-Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities [DARIAH] digitization committee. Irish Member, DARIAH 2008-present

Irish Member, European Strategic Research Infrastructures (Social Sciences and Humanities Working Group) 2007-present

National Archives Advisory Committee 1/3/2011

Visting Professor, Centre for Historical Studies, JNU, Delhi 2015

Parnell Fellow, Magdalene College, Cambridge 2014-15

Awards and Honours

Visting Professor, Centre for Historical Studies, JNU, Delhi 2015

Parnell Fellow, Magdalene College, Cambridge 2014-15

Member, Royal Irish Academy 2011

Dept. of Education for Northern Ireland postgraduate award for study at Trinity College, Dublin 1987-90

Keck Foundation Fellowship for study at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California 1992-93

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) summer stipend for research in London and Dublin 1994

British Academy Travel Award. 1996

British Academy Small Grants Award 1997

Leverhulme Trust Research Fellow 1999-01

International assessor for the Academy of Finland, Helsinki 2004-present

Memberships

American Historical Association

British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

Irish Gaelic Landscape Group

Irish Economic and Social History Group

Irish Legal History Society

American Conference of Irish Studies

President of the Irish Historical Society 2003 – 2005