Research postgraduates

The benefits of the big conference

By Tracy McAvinue, PhD candidate with School of English, Irish and Communication I attended the 2019 annual conference for the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL) in Trinity College Dublin on 22-26 July, for which I gratefully received funding from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. This conference marked the… Continue reading The benefits of the big conference

Research postgraduates

Research trip to Cardinal O Fiaich Memorial Library in Armagh

By Peter Stapleton, PhD Candidate with Department of History I recently carried out a four-day research trip to the Cardinal O Fiaich Memorial Library in Armagh.  My aim on this trip was to examine the papers of Cardinal O Fiaich, Fr. Denis Faul and Fr. Raymond Murray. My research is focussed on the involvement of… Continue reading Research trip to Cardinal O Fiaich Memorial Library in Armagh

Research postgraduates

IASIL 2019 conference report

By Elizabeth O'Neill, PhD candidate, School of English, Irish and Communication The summer between the first and second years of my PhD was an excellent time to attend the 2019 International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures Conference, which this summer was held in Trinity College Dublin. IASIL 2019 was a five day conference… Continue reading IASIL 2019 conference report

Research postgraduates

Conference paper ‘Prison Violence in Ireland: A Multi-Dimensional Analysis’

By Beth Duane, PhD candidate in the School of Law In April 2019, I presented a paper based on the second chapter of my thesis at the Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Annual Conference in at The School of Law, University of Leeds. The conference was an excellent forum for the dissemination of knowledge in the… Continue reading Conference paper ‘Prison Violence in Ireland: A Multi-Dimensional Analysis’