Currently, I am a PhD candidate in the School of Histories and Humanities, Trinity College Dublin, having previously obtained a BAJH and MA in History from DCU.
|Areas of expertise||
My areas of expertise are lordship, the English conquest of Ireland, the March of Wales, and the relationship between the kings of England and the nobility.
2016-19 BAJH in DCU
I am currently an external reviewer for Past Tense Graduate Review of History, University of Toronto. As part of this role I review submitted papers relating to my expertise of medieval Ireland and its conquest, economy and settlement.
(October 2022â€“) Teacher of Irish History night course at Blackrock Further Education Institute, Dublin.
(September 2021â€“); Teaching Assistant at Trinity College Dublin.
(September 2022â€“) Occasional speaker for EIL Intercultural Learning.
(September 2021â€“) Contributor to RTÃ‰ Brainstorm
|Committees & Associations||
Elected Early Career Member of the Royal Historical Society
Member of The Royal Society of Antiquaries Ireland
Member of the Forum for Medieval and Renaissance studies in Ireland
Member of the Group for the Study of Irish Historic Settlement
2022â€“3: Awarded the highly competitive Cluff Memorial Studentship from Trinity College Dublin
2022â€“3: Awarded the Grace Lawless Lee Fund fromÂ Trinity College Dublin to support a research trip
2022: Awarded the Irish Legal History Society’s Student Bursary
2022: Awarded a travel grant from the Trinity Trust
International Research Papers
â€˜Inheritance recovery and the ambiguity of partition: the case of the Marshal inheritance, 1245â€“96â€™ at Thirteenth Century England XIX, Cambridge from 12â€“13 September 2022.
â€˜An Irish bishop, William Marshal, and the Pontiff in-betweenâ€™ at Papacy and Periphery, c.1050-c.1300, University of St. Andrews (virtual) on 22 October 2021.
â€˜Enduring links: the partition of the Marshal transnational lordship, 1247â€™ at the Irish Conference of Medievalists (ICM) at Queens University Belfast (virtual) on 25 June 2021.
|Peer Reviewed Journals||
â€˜The pope, a knight, and a bishop on the edge of Christendom: the politics of exclusion in thirteenth century Irelandâ€™, Irish Historical Studies (forthcoming).
‘The royal visit: what did Henry II do in Ireland 850 years ago?’, RTÃ‰ Brainstorm (January 2022), https://www.rte.ie/brainstorm/2022/0113/1273519-henry-ii-ireland-1171-strongbow-dublin-charter/.
â€˜The partition of Ireland 774 years agoâ€™, RTÃ‰ Brainstorm (September 2021),
â€˜The remnants of William Marshalâ€™s lordship in Leinster today’, History Ireland, 29:4 (July/August 2021).