Book Chapters

Rachel Murphy, ‘Gender and the Irish Family, 1852–1922‘ in Jyoti Atwal, Ciara Breathnach and Sarah-Anne Buckley, Gender and History: Ireland, 1852-1922 (Routledge, 2022) DOI:

Claire Connolly, Rachel Murphy, Breda Moriarty, Orla-Peach Power, Michael Waldron and Rob McAllen ‘Deep Maps: West Cork Coastal Cultures’ in Robert J.N. Devoy, Valerie Cummins, Barry Brunt, Darius Bartlett and Sarah Kandrot (eds.), Shorelines: The Coastal Atlas of Ireland (Cork, 2021).

‘The Courtown Land Agents and Transnational Estate Management, 1850-1900’ in C. Reilly, L. A. Rees and A. Tindley (eds), The Land Agent in Transnational Context (Edinburgh University Press, forthcoming, June 2018).

‘Lady Charlotte Stopford: A Lady of Leisure?’ in Leeann Lane and William Murphy (eds), Leisure and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century (Liverpool University Press, March 2016).

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Ciara Breathnach, Rachel Murphy and Tiziana Margaria, ‘Transcribathons as Practice-Based Learning for Historians and Computer Scientists’ in Proceedings of IEEE 45th Annual Computers, Software, and Applications Conference (2021), pp. 1131-1136.

Claire Connolly, Rachel Murphy, Breda Moriarty, Orla-Peach Power, Michael Waldron and Rob McAllen, ‘Deep Maps: West Cork Coastal Cultures’ in Éire-Ireland, lv, nos. 3&4 (Fall/Winter 2020), pp 180-187.

Ronan Foley and Rachel Murphy, ‘Visualising a Spatial Archive: GIS, digital humanities, and Relational Space’, Breac, a Digital Journal of Irish Studies, October 2015.

Owen Conlan, Alexander O’Connor, Órla Ní Loinsigh, Gary Munnelly, Séamus Lawless and Rachel Murphy, ‘Revolutionary entities: Turning data into knowledge to drive personalized exploration of The Irish Rising of 1916’, Big Data (Big Data), 2014 IEEE International Conference on, pp 32-38, 27-30 Oct. 2014.

Book Reviews

Review of Philip Bull, Monksgrange: Portrait of an Irish House and Family, 1769-1969 (Dublin, 2019) in Irish Literary Supplement, Spring 2021, p. 8.

Review of Maria Luddy and James M. Smith (eds), Children, Childhood and Irish Society, 1500 to the Present (Dublin, 2014), in Children and Society, Vol. 30, (2016), pp 335-6.

Review of Vandra Costello, Irish Demesne Landscapes, 1660-1740 (Dublin, 2015), in Eighteenth Century Ireland, Vol. 30, Dublin, 2015, pp 170-172.

Other Publications

Why your census form will be of interest 100 years from now‘, RTÉ Brainstorm, April 2022.

‘Space, Place and Community on the Courtown Estate, 1650-1931’ in Newsletter of the Group for the Study of Irish Historic Settlement, No. 19, 2014-15.

‘Digital History – Some Tools and Techniques’ in Digital Arts and Humanities: Scholarly Reflections (ed. James O’Sullivan), 2012.

‘Griffith’s Valuation as a Source for Irish Family History’ in Irish Roots, No.3, 2011.