Professional Activities

Conference Contributions | Committees | Professional Associations

Conference Contributions

‘West Cork Fisheries, 1700-1920’, Cork Harbour Festival 2017, St. Peter’s Church, Cork (June 2017)

‘Deep Maps: West Cork Coastal Cultures’, (with Rob McAllen, Breda Moriarty, Orla-Peach Power and Michael Waldron), Sea, Land and Spirit Conference, Dingle, Co. Kerry (June 2017)

‘Deep Maps: West Cork Coastal Cultures’, Invited Presentation at Digital Mapping Workshop, Digital Cultures Network, Cardiff University (May 2017)

‘The IHTA, its cartographic practices and future directions’, Mapping Townscapes: Irish Historic Towns Atlas Seminar 2017, (with Sarah Gearty, Irish Historic Towns Atlas Project), Royal Irish Academy (May 2017)

‘An Exploration of Place, Community and Organisation on the Courtown Estates 1649-1933’, invited presentation, Meitheal – Irish Studies Graduate Seminar, NUI Galway (March 2017)

(i)  ‘Town Atlas Mapping: Creating the Core Map in ArcGIS’ and (ii) ‘Integrating Maps and Texts: Plotting Town Atlas Data in ArcGIS’, European Historic Towns Atlas Project Workshop: ‘GIS-based Cartography – A Change of Media or a change of Paradigms for Historic Towns Atlases?’, Institut für vergleichende Städtegeschichte, University of Münster, Germany (March 2017)

‘Rethinking Historical Urban Landscapes – A Digital Approach’, (with Sarah Gearty, Irish Historic Towns Atlas Project, Royal Irish Academy), Evaluating Landscapes panel, convened by Dr. Jane Russell-O’Connor, Sixth Annual Conference of the All Ireland Architectural Research Group, Waterford Institute of Technology (January 2017)

‘Deep Maps: West Cork Coastal Cultures’ (with Breda Moriarty, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University College Cork), Maritime History Conference, University College Cork (November 2016)

‘Digital Rural Landscapes – An Analysis of Landholding on the Courtown Estate 1858-1931’, Landscapes, Environment and Heritage in Irish Studies, University College Cork (September 2016)

‘Place, Space and Community: Mapping an Irish Landed Estate’, Digital Mappings & Historical Geographies panel convened by Keith Lilley (Queen’s University Belfast) and Catherine Porter (Lancaster University), International Conference of Historical Geographers 2015, Royal Geographical Society, London, UK (July 2015)

‘Digital Approaches to the study of Landholding in Ireland’, Networking the Digital Environmental Humanities, Irish Research Council New Foundation Award, Trinity College Dublin (June 2015)

‘Potential and Practicalities of GIS for the Irish Historic Towns Atlas Project’, Irish Historic Towns Atlas workshop, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin (May 2014)

‘We have started saying the rosary together for you every night’: A Mother’s Perspective on the First World War, ‘Paying the Price to the Utmost Farthing?’ Women and the First World War, University College Cork (March 2014)

‘Reconstructing the Courtown Estate Using GIS’, Conceptualising Maps and Land Use Planning (Historical Geography) panel, 38th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association, Chicago, USA (November 2013)

‘Reconstructing the Courtown Estate’, New Methods/New Perspectives on Humanities Scholarship: A NeDimah (Network for Digital Methods in the Arts & Humanities)/DARIAH Workshop, Trinity College Dublin (November 2012)

‘Recruiting Servants in the Irish Country House 1850 -1930’, The Economic and Social History Society of Ireland’s Annual Conference: ‘Networks and Connections’, Queen’s University Belfast (November 2012)

‘An Analysis of the Diaries of Lady Charlotte Stopford – A Lady of Leisure?’, Society for the Study of Nineteenth Century Ireland 2012 Conference on Leisure and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century, Mater Dei Institute of Education, Dublin City University (June 2012)


Member of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas Digital Working Group

Student representative and social media co-ordinator, Society for the Study of Nineteenth Century Ireland (2013-2015)

Student representative, UCC Digital Arts and Humanities, DAH Programme (2013-14)

Professional Associations

British Agricultural History Society

Economic and Social History Society of Ireland

Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society

Geographical Society of Ireland

Group for the Study of Irish Historic Settlement

Irish Association for Professional Historians

Local Population Studies Society

Social History Society

The Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland

Women’s History Association of Ireland