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Felix M. Larkin — Bibliography

 

 

 

1.      Books 

      
Terror and Discord: the Shemus cartoons in the Freeman’s Journal, 1920-1924
, Dublin: A&A Farmar, 2009.  

(Ed., with Mark O'Brien) Periodicals and journalism in twentieth-century Ireland: writing against the grain, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2014. 

(Ed., with N.M. Dawson) Lawyers, the law and history: Irish Legal History Society discourses and other papers, 2005-2011, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2013. 

(Ed.) Librarians, poets and scholars: a Festschrift for Dónall Ó Luanaigh, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2007.

  

2.      Chapters in books

‘Connolly, the Land War and 1916' in Kieran Groeger (ed.), Youghal celebrates 1916, Youghal: Youghal Celebrates History, 2017.

'From mythology to history: F.X. Martin and the historiography of the 1916 Rising' in Marnie Hay & Daire Keogh (eds), Rebellion & revolution in Dublin: voices from a suburb, Rathfarnham, 1913-23, Dublin: South Dublin County Council, 2016. 

'Humour is the safety valve of a nation: Dublin Opinion, 1922-68' in Mark O'Brien & Felix M. Larkin (eds), Periodicals and journalism in twentieth-century Ireland: writing against the grain, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2014.

'Green shoots of the New Journalism in the Freeman's Journal, 1877-1890' in Karen Steele & Michael de Nie (eds), Ireland and the New Journalism, New York & London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 

'Canon Keller of Youghal', in Brian Casey (ed.), Defying the law of the land: agrarian radicals in Irish history, Dublin: The History Press, 2013.

'Parnell, politics and the press in Ireland, 1875-1924' in Donal McCartney & Pauric Travers (eds), Parnell reconsidered, Dublin: UCD Press, 2013.

'Double helix: two elites in politics and journalism in Ireland, 1870-1918’ in Ciaran O'Neill (ed.), Irish elites in the nineteenth century, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2013.

'No longer a political side show: T.R. Harrington and the 'new' Irish Independent, 1905-31’ in Mark O'Brien & Kevin Rafter (eds), Independent Newspapers: a history, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2012.

'Arthur Griffith and the Freeman’s Journal in Kevin Rafter (ed.), Irish journalism before independence: more a disease than a profession, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2011.

‘Two gentlemen of the Freeman: Thomas Sexton, W.H. Brayden and the Freeman’s Journal, 1892-1916’ in Ciara Breathnach & Catherine Lawless (eds), Visual, material and print culture in nineteenth-century Ireland, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2010.

‘Ask now about former ages: Howard B. Clarke, historian and teacher’ in John Bradley, Alan J. Fletcher & Anngret Simms (eds), Dublin in the medieval world: studies in honour of Howard B. Clarke, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2009.

‘Mrs Jellyby’s daughter: Caroline Agnes Gray (1848-1927) and the Freeman’s Journalin Felix M. Larkin (ed.), Librarians, poets and scholars: a Festschrift for Dónall Ó Luanaigh, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2007.

‘Judge Bodkin and the 1916 Rising: a letter to his son’ in N.M. Dawson (ed.), Reflections on law and history: Irish Legal History Society discourses and other papers, 2000-2005, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2006.

‘The dog in the night-time: the Freeman’s Journal, the Irish Parliamentary Party and the empire, 1875-1919’ in Simon J. Potter (ed.) Newspapers and empire in Ireland and Britain: reporting the British empire, c.1857-1921, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2004.

  

3.      Entries in the Dictionary of Irish Biography (DIB), Cambridge University Press, 2009

Matthias McDonnell Bodkin, father (1849-1933) & son (1896-1973);

William Henry Brayden (1865-1933);

Lord Frederick Cavendish (1836-1882);

Monica de Wichfeld (1894-1945);

Martin Fitzgerald (1865-1927);

Edmund Dwyer Gray (1845-1888) & Caroline Agnes Gray (1848-1927);

Timothy R. Harrington (1866-1937);

John Hooper (1846-1897);

Patrick J. Hooper (1873-1931);

Arthur Nachstern (1911-1999);

Benjamin Plunket (1870-1947);

Thomas Sexton (1847-1932); &

James M. Tuohy (1857-1923). 


'Missing persons' added to the DIB on-line, December 2013:

Ernest Forbes (1879-1962); &

Daniel Keller (1839-1922). 

 

4.   Major articles in scholarly journals

'Free speech and Charlie Hebdo', Studies, 105:418 (Summer 2016).

'Heroic sacrifice or criminal behaviour' (edited highlights from the History Ireland Hedge School debate with Ronan Fanning, Padraig Yeates, John Borgonovo and myself held on Easter Monday, 6 April 2015), 1916: dream & death - a History Ireland annual, 2016.

'Edmund Dwyer Gray Jr: his life in two hemispheres', Carloviana, 64 (2016).

'Assassination: Lord Frederick Cavendish and the Phoenix Park murders of 1882', History Ireland, 22:3 (May/June 2014).

'Was JFK a "great" American president?', Studies, 102:407 (Autumn 2013).
 
'Keeping an eye on Youghal: the Freeman's Journal and the Plan of Campaign in East Cork, 1886-92', Irish Communications Review, 13 (2012).

'The old woman of Prince's street: Ulysses and the Freeman's Journal', Dublin James Joyce Journal, 4 (2011).

‘A great daily organ: the Freeman’s Journal, 1763-1924’, History Ireland, 14:3 (May/June 2006).

 

5.      Other articles in journals and newspapers

'Caveat lector! Newspapers and history: a personal odyssey', Irish Times (online edition only), 15 May 2017.

'The saintly women's window in St Mary's Cathedral, Hobart', Irish Catholic, 2 March 2017.

'Edmund Dwyer Gray Jr in Tasmania', History Ireland, 25:2 (March/April 2017).

'James Joyce and the Easter Rising: the first revisionist', Irish Times (online edition only), 25 January 2017.

'Paying the price for reporting the news: the demise of the Freeman's Journal', The Revolution Papers 1923-1949, 54 (10 January 2017).

'Pictures speak louder than words: the Shemus cartoons in the Freeman's Journal', The Revolution Papers 1916-1923, 45 (8 November 2016).

An Irishman's Diary - 'The Veepstakes: Indiana, cradle of US vice-presidents', Irish Times, 18 October 2016.

'The Balbriggan horrors: the sack of Balbriggan, September 1920', The Revolution Papers 1916-1923, 29 (19 July 2016).

'The South Armagh by-election, February 1918', The Revolution Papers 1916-1923, 13 (29 March 2016).

'Out of step: Dublin newspapers' reaction to the Rising', Irish Independent ('1916 Collection', Part  9), 18 February 2016.

Rite & 
Reason - 'Altruistic evil may have driven Easter Rising: using the election of 1918 to justify the rebellion leads us into dangerous territory', Irish Times, 26 January 2016.

'Whither the National Library of Ireland?', History Ireland, 24:1 (January/February 2016).

'Defiance and resurrection: two cartoons in the Freeman's Journal, 22 April 1922', Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland ('Miscellanea'), 142-143 (2012-13).

'Obituary: Dr Margaret 
Ó hÓgartaigh', Australasian Journal of Irish Studies, 15 (2015).

'Exported glory: a visit to the Wolfonian Museum to see Harry Clarke's "Geneva" window', Irish Catholic, 4 June 2015.

'Ireland's
Charlie Hebdo: the remarkable run of Dublin Opinion', Irish Times (online edition only), 10 February 2015.

An Irishman's Diary - 'From Larne gun-running to the Danish resistance: an unsung heroine of the Second World War',
Irish Times, 14 January 2014.

'Kennedy following the footsteps of Parnell into history', Irish Independent, 10 August 2013.

'Who were the greatest and worst US presidents - and why?', TheJournal.ie
20 January 2013. 
http://www.thejournal.ie/readme/column-ranking-american-presidents-756306-Jan2013/

'The Shemus cartoons in the Freeman's Journal', Carloviana, 61 (2012).

'A happy monk: Mark Tierney OSB, an appreciation', History Ireland, 20:2 (March/April 2012).

'Artistic bombs: three Shemus cartoons, 1922', Blackrock Society Proceedings, 19 (2011).

'A man of many parts: Matthias McDonnell Bodkin, 1849-1933', The Clongownian, 2011.

'Obituary: Gerard Haugh', Sunday Independent, 22 May 2011.

'The Shemus cartoons’, History Ireland, 17:5 (September/October 2009).

‘Appreciation: Kathleen Bowles’, Irish Times, 24 June 1997.

  

6.      Blog contributions 

 

A) National Library of Ireland Blog   http://www.nli.ie/blog/

'In praise of the Dictionary of Irish Biography', posted 30 April 2014.

'The Shemus cartoons collection', NLI Blog, posted 5 July 2013.

'The Freeman's Journal', NLI Blog, posted 21 August 2012.

'Some reflections on The Dead', NLI Blog, posted 13 January 2012.

'Bishop Plunket, Yeats & JFK', NLI Blog, posted 19 October 2011.

B) Pue's Occurrences   http://puesoccurrences.wordpress.com/

‘The JFK presidency: a 50-year retrospective’, Pue’s Occurrences, posted 4 March 2011.

‘Newspapers and the Dictionary of Irish Biography’, Pue’s Occurrences, posted 1 June 2010.

‘Top 5: political cartoons’, Pue’s Occurrences, posted 25 January 2010.

‘The Shemus cartoons’, Pue’s Occurrences, posted 17 December 2009.

 

7.      Articles in NLI News (published by the National Library of Ireland)

‘National Library of Ireland Society to launch its official history’, NLI News, 41 (Winter 2010). 

(Unsigned) ‘The National Library of Ireland Society’, NLI News, 34 (Winter 2008).

(Unsigned, with Joanna Finegan) ‘The Freeman’s Journal’, NLI News, 31 (Spring 2008).

(Unsigned) ‘Librarians, poets and scholars: a Festschrift for Dónall Ó Luanaigh’, NLI News, 29 (Autumn 2007).

‘Professor John J. O’Meara memorial lecture series’, NLI News, 21 (Autumn 2005).

‘Edmund Dwyer Gray album’, NLI News, 19 (Spring 2005).

  

8.      Book reviews

John Crowley, Donal Ó Drisceoil & Mike Murphy (eds), with associate editor John Borgonovo, Atlas of the Irish revolution, in Irish Catholic, 12 October 2017.

Patrick Masterson, Quality time at St Chinian, in Irish Times, 2 September 2017 (online edition: 12 August 2017).

Mark O'Brien, The fourth estate: journalism in twentieth-century Ireland, in Irish Catholic, 20 July 2017.

Caitríona Clear, Women's voices in Ireland: women's magazines in the 1950s and 60s, in Journal of British Studies, 56:3 (July 2017).


Jeff Kildea, Hugh Mahon: patriot, pressman, politician - Vol. 1: 1857-1901, in Irish Catholic, 29 June 2017.

Liam de Paor, The Easter Proclamation, 1916: a comparative analysis (reissued, with an introduction by W.J. McCormack), in Irish Catholic, 11 May 2017. 

John Bowman, Ireland, the autobiography: one hundred years in the life of the nation, told by its people, in Irish Catholic, 4 May 2017.

Conor Mulvagh, The Irish parliamentary party at Westminster, 1900-18, in Irish Catholic, 6 April 2017.

Miriam Nyhan Grey (ed.), Ireland's allies: America and the 1916 Easter Rising, in Irish Catholic, 9 March 2017.

'Books of the year', in Irish Catholic, 22 December 2016 (David Rieff, In praise of forgetting).

Robert Schmuhl, Fifty years with Father Hesburgh: on and off the record
, in Studies, 105:420 (Winter 2016/2017).

Oliver P. Rafferty, Violence, politics and Catholicism in Ireland, in Irish Catholic, 26 May 2016.

Robert Schmuhl, Ireland's exiled children: America and the Easter Rising, in Irish Catholic, 5 May 2016.

'Books of the year', in Irish Catholic, 24 December 2015 (John Bruton, Faith in politics).

Ronan Fanning, Éa
mon de Valera: a will to power, in Irish Catholic, 12 November 2015.

Sudhir Hazareesingh, How the French think: an affectionate portrait of an intellectual people, in Irish Catholic, 15 October 2015.

Terence Brown, The Irish Times: 150 years of influence, in Irish Catholic, 10 September 2015.

Joe Good, Inside the GPO, 1916: a first-hand account, in Irish Catholic, 30 July 2015.

James Quinn, Young Ireland and the writing of Irish history, in Irish Catholic, 2 July 2015.

James Curry & Ciaran Wallace, Thomas Fitzpatrick and 'The Lepracaun Cartoon Monthly', in Irish Catholic, 5 March 2015.

Anne
 Chambers, T.K. Whitaker: portrait of a patriot, in Irish Catholic, 12 February 2015.

Michael Laffan, Judging W.T. Cosgrave: the foundation of the Irish state, in Irish Catholic, 22 January 2015.

'Books of the year', in Irish Catholic, 18 December 2014 (Alvin Jackson (ed.), The Oxford handbook of modern Irish history).

Anne-Marie Ryan, 16 dead men: the Easter Rising executions, in Irish Catholic, 20 November 2014.

James H. Murphy, Ireland's czar: Gladstonian government and the lord lieutencies of the Red Earl Spencer, 1868-86, in Irish Catholic, 4 September 2014.

Bryan Fanning & Tom Garvin, The books that define Ireland, in Irish Catholic, 15 May 2014.

'Books of the year’, in Irish Catholic, 19 December 2013 (Colum McCann, TransAtlantic).

Ronan Fanning, Fatal path: British government and Irish revolution, 1910-1922, in Irish Catholic, 20 June 2013. 

'Books of t
he year’, in Irish Catholic, 20 December 2012 (Robert A. Caro, The years of Lyndon B. Johnson - Vol. 4: the passage of power).

James Curry, Artist of the revolution: the cartoons of Ernest Kavanagh (1884-1916), in Irish Catholic, 12 April 2012.

Mark Boyle, Metropolitan anxieties: on the meaning of the Irish Catholic adventure in Scotland, in Irish Catholic, 1 March 2012.

T.W. Moody & F.X. Martin (eds), The course of Irish history (fifth edition), in Irish Catholic, 9 February 2012.

'Books of the year', in Irish Catholic, 22 December 2011 (Brian Lalor, Ink-stained hands: Graphic Studio Dublin and the origins of fine-art printing in Ireland; L. Perry Curtis Jr, The depiction of eviction in Ireland, 1845-1910; & Bridget Hourican (ed.), Straight from the heart: Irish love letters). 

Colin Reid, The lost Ireland of Stephen Gwynn: Irish constitutional nationalism and cultural politics, 1864-1950, in Irish Catholic, 6 October 2011.

Fearghal McGarry, Rebels: voices from the Easter rising, in Irish Catholic, 22 September 2011. 

L. Perry Curtis Jr, The depiction of eviction in Ireland, 1845-1910, in Irish Catholic, 7 July 2011. 

Fergus Whelan, Dissent into treason: Unitarians, king-killers and the Society of the United Irishmen & Margaret Ó hÓgartaigh, Edward Hay, historian of 1798: Catholic politics in an era of Wolfe Tone and Daniel O'Connellin Irish Catholic, 23 June 2011.

William Sheehan & Maura Cronin (eds), Riotous assemblies: riots, rebels and revolts in Ireland, in Irish Catholic, 7 April 2011.

Leeann Lane, Rosamond Jacob: third person singular, in Irish Catholic, 17 February 2011.

‘Books of the year’, in Irish Catholic, 30 December 2010 (Fearghal McGarry, The Rising: Ireland, Easter 1916).

Tom Dunne, Rebellions: memoir, memory and 1798 (second edition)in Irish Times, 18 December 2010 (paperbacks section).  

Tom Dunne, Rebellions: memoir, memory and 1798 (second edition)in Irish Catholic, 2 December 2010.               

'Passion and Politics - Sir John Lavery: the salon revisited', exhibition at the Dublin City Hugh Lane Gallery, with catalogue by Sinéad McCoole, in Irish Catholic, 2 September 2010. 

Carole Walker, A saviour of living cargoes: the life and work of Caroline Chisholm, 1808-1877in Irish Catholic, 11 February 2010.                             

R.M. Douglas, Architects of the Resurrection: Ailtirí na hAiséirghe and the fascist ‘new order’ in Ireland, in Irish Catholic, 14 January 2010.

‘Books of the year’, in Irish Catholic, 31 December 2009 (R.M. Douglas, Architects of the Resurrection: Ailtirí na hAiséirghe and the fascist ‘new order’ in Ireland).

The National Library of Ireland, in Irish Arts Review, Autumn 2009.

John J. Horgan, Parnell to Pearse: some recollections and reflections (reissued, with an introduction by John Horgan), in Irish Catholic, 10 September 2009.

Donal P. McCracken, Inspector Mallon: buying Irish patriotism for a five-pound note, in Irish Times, 20 July 2009.

Myles Dungan, The captain and the king: William O’Shea, Parnell and late Victorian Ireland, in Irish Catholic, 28 May 2009.

‘Books of the year’, in Irish Catholic, 18 December 2008 (Declan Downey & Julio Crespo MacLennan (eds), Spanish-Irish relations through the ages; Dermot Keogh, Jack Lynch: a biography; Patrick Geoghegan, King Dan: the rise of Daniel O'Connell, 1775-1829; Dermot Meleady, Redmond: the Parnellite; Dermot James, From the margins to the centre: a history of the Irish Times; & Mark O'Brien, The Irish Times: a history).

David Lawlor, Divine right? The Parnell split in Meath, in Irish Catholic, 27 March 2008.

Mary E. Daly & Margaret O’Callaghan (eds), 1916 in 1966: commemorating the Easter Rising, in Irish Catholic, 17 January 2008.

Frank Callanan (ed.), The Literary and Historical Society, 1955-2005, in Irish Catholic, 16 June 2005.

Tony Farmar, Godliness, games and good learning: a history of St Paul’s College, Raheny, 1950-2000, in Irish Historical Studies, 32:128 (November 2001).

  

9.      Selected discources


'Was JFK a great American president?', 2017 Kennedy Summer School (New Ross, Co. Wexford), 9 September 2017.

'Edmund Dwyer-Gray: an Irishman in Tasmania', Global Irish Diaspora Congress, University College Dublin, 18 August 2017.

Remarks at the lunch to celebrate the diamond jubilee of the ordination to the priesthood of Fr J Anthony Gaughan, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, 5 August 2017 (attached - see side panel).

'The Republic as in 1916 established: fantasy and myth', Percy French Festival 2017 (theme: 'Towards a Third Republic'), Castlecoote House, Co. Roscommon, 5 July 2017.


'Bloomsday miscellany, 2017', Ulysses celebration, Martello tower no. 7, Killiney, Co. Dublin, 16 June 2017 (attached - see side panel).

'Freeman's Journal
, 1763-1924', Wexford Historical Society (seminar to mark the centenary of Major Willie Redmond's death), Greenacres Art Gallery, Wexford, 10 June 2017. 

'Newspaper history: a personal odyssey', American Conference for Irish Studies, 2017 national meeting, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 30 March 2017.

'Dublin Opinion
, 1922-1968: the safety valve of a nation', Ballsbridge, Donnybrook & Sandymount Historical Society, Pembroke Library, Anglesea Road, Dublin, 22 February 2017.

'The Shemus cartoons, 1920-1924: no uncertain voice in time of conflict in Ireland', Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland (9th annual conference), National Library of Ireland, 25 November 2016. 

'Riding on the back of the tiger: Irish rebellions of the nineteenth century as portrayed in the Sunday Freeman newspaper', conference on 'Revolutionary pasts: representing the long nineteenth century's radical heritage', Histories of Activitism research group, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, 4 November 2016.

Chairman's introductory comments at the seminar on 'Forgotten patriots: John Dillon and D.D. Sheehan', Wynn's Hotel, Dublin, 15 October 2016 (attached - see side panel).

'Harped history: Joyce, 1916 and revisionism', James Joyce Centre, Dublin, 3 October 2016.

'Dublin Opinion
, 1922-1968: the safety valve of a nation', Friends of the Library, Trinity College Dublin, 22 September 2016.

'Connolly, the Land War and 1916', joint 'Youghal Celebrates History' & 'Culture Night' event (theme: 'Youghal, 1916 - degrees of separation'), Walter Raleigh Hotel, Youghal, 16 September 2016.

'1916: "glorious thing" or "altruistic evil"?', RTÉ 'Reflecting the Rising' event, Iveagh House, Dublin, 28 March 2016 (Easter Monday).

'Dublin Opinion, 1922-1968', SOFEIR - French Society for Irish Studies (2016 international conference: 'Non-violent resistance: irreverence and counter-discourse as subversive weapons in Irish culture'), Dublin City University, 11 March 2016.

'F.X. Martin & the 1916 Rising', Patrick Finn Lecture, St Mary's Church, Haddington Road, Dublin, 28 January 2016.

'Dublin Opinion
, 1922-1968: the safety valve of a nation', research seminar, Centre for Contemporary Irish History, Trinity College Dublin, 27 January 2016.

Remarks at the launch of Michael Pegum's book, Our fallen members: the war casualties of the Kildare Street and Dublin University Clubs, Kildare Street & University Club, Dublin, 15 December 2015 (attached - see side panel).

'Dublin Opinion
, 1922-1968: the safety valve of a nation', Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society, 18 November 2015.

'Anatomy of displacement: editorial comment in the Freeman's Journal, 1916-1918', Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland (8th annual conference), University College Dublin, 13 November 2015 (attached - see side panel).

'The asinine law: Irish legal cartoons, c.1800-2015', 31st Hugh M. Fitzpatrick Lecture in Legal Bibliography, Royal Dublin Society, 11 November 2015. 

Chairman's introductory comments at the seminar on 'Pragmatic patriots: Patrick Hogan and Kevin O'Higgins', Wynn's Hotel, Dublin, 12 September 2015 (attached - see side panel).

'None of the Grays was any good: the Gray family and the Freeman's Journal, 1841-1893', conference on 'Communities of communication II: newspapers and periodicals in Britain and Ireland from 1800 to 1900', University of Edinburgh, 10 September 2015.

'Charlie Hebdo
and free speech', panel discussion at the 2015 Parnell Summer School (Avondale, Co. Wicklow), 10 August 2015 (Other panellists: Brian Trench & Dr Neville Cox, with Dearbhail McDonald chairing).

'Edmund Dwyer Gray Jr: his life in two hemispheres', Irish Studies Association of Australia & New Zealand (21st Australasia Irish Studies conference: 'Ireland's others: diversity in history and culture'), Maynooth University, 19 June 2015 (attached - see side panel).

Panellist,
History Ireland Hedge School: 'Was the Easter Rising justified?', RTÉ 'Road to the Rising' Open Day, Gresham Hotel, Dublin, 6 April 2015 (other panellists: Professor Ronan Fanning, Padraig Yeates & Dr John Borgonovo).

'Writing against the grain: periodicals and journalism in twentieth-century Ireland', American Conference for Irish Studies, 2015 national meeting, University of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 26 March 2015 (attached - see side panel).

'Was JFK a "great" American president?', Glens of Antrim Historical Society, Cushendall, 20 February 2015.

Response to Dr Patrick Maume's lecture, 'Francis Shaw SJ, his life, ministry and the Easter Rising', St Kevin's Literary Association, Dublin, 19 January 2015 (attached - see side panel).

'Humour is the safety valve of a nation: Dublin Opinion magazine, 1922-1968', Irish Historical Society, Dublin, 28 October 2014.

'F.X. Martin OSA: historian of 1916', Central Catholic Library, Dublin, 30 September 2014.

'Casting pearls before Paudeens: the periodical press in twentieth-century Ireland', conference on 'Communities of communication: newspapers and periodicals in Britain and Ireland from 1900 to the present', Centre for the Study of Journalism and History, University of Sheffield, 12 September 2014.

'William O'Brien and the New Journalism', American Conference for Irish Studies, 2014 national meeting, University College Dublin, 13 June 2014 (attached - see side panel).

'Was JFK a "great" American president?', National Library of Ireland, 19 November 2013.

'Artistic bombs in Ireland: the Shemus cartoons in the Freeman's Journal, 1920-1924', Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, University of Notre Dame (South Bend, Indiana), 29 October 2013.
http://www.frequency.com/video/felix-m-larkin-artistic-bombs-in-ireland/135621330/-/5-233211

'The press and Irish politics circa 1900', postgraduate seminar, Glucksman Ireland House, New York University, 22 October 2013.

'Hidden lives of William Martin Murphy', conference on 'Hidden histories - revisiting the spirit of 1913', Institute for British-Irish Studies (University College Dublin), The Little Museum of Dublin, 3 October 2013 (attached - see side panel).

'The Shemus cartoons in the Freeman's Journal', William Carleton Summer School 2013, Monaghan, 2 August 2013. 

'Assassination: Lord Frederick Cavendish, 1882', conference on 'The Irish National Invincibles & their times - perspectives on late Victorian Irish nationalism', Wynn's Hotel, Dublin, 18 May 2013 (attached - see side panel).

'Artistic bombs: the Shemus cartoons in the Freeman's Journal, 1920-1924', Carlow Historical & Archaelogical Society, 10 October 2012.

Response to address by J. Victor Hamilton, Ivy Day commemoration, Glasnevin Cemetery, 7 October 2012 (attached - see side panel).


'Artistic bombs in Ireland: the Shemus cartoons in the Freeman's Journal, 1920-1924', conference on 'History, genre, narrative: newspapers and the construction of the twentieth century', Centre for the Study of Journalism and History, University of Sheffield, 14 September 2012. 

'Artistic bombs: the Shemus cartoons in the Freeman's Journal, 1920-1924', Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Dublin, 5 December 2011.

'Keeping an eye on Youghal: the Freeman's Journal and the Plan of Campaign in East Cork, 1886-1892', 9th annual 'Youghal Celebrates History' conference (conference title: 'Explosive substances - politics and culture in the nineteenth century'), Youghal, 24 September 2011.

'The tale of two elites in politics and journalism in late nineteenth-century Ireland', Society for the Study of Nineteenth Century Ireland (17th annual conference: 'Irish elites in the nineteenth century'), Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool, 1 July 2011.

'Artistic bombs: the Shemus cartoons in the Freeman's Journal, 1920-1924, Old Dublin Society, 16 February 2011. 

'No uncertain voice:
the Shemus cartoons in the Civil War period in Ireland', lunchtime lecture in the series on 'Discover your National Library', National Library of Ireland, 26 November 2010. 

'The Shemus cartoons in the Civil War period in Ireland', Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland (3rd annual conference), University of Limerick, 19
November 2010.

Response to address by Dr Aidan Collins, Ivy Day commemoration, Glasnevin Cemetery, 3 October 2010 (attached - see side panel).


'Parnell, politics and the press in Ireland',
 the Parnell Lecture at the 2010 Parnell Summer School (Avondale, Co. Wicklow), 11 August 2010.

'The Freeman's Journal and the Dictionary of Irish Biography', seminar on 'Journalism and the Dictionary of Irish Biography', Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, 14 May 2010 (attached - see side panel).

'The Freeman's Journal, 1763-1924', postgraduate seminar, School of History & Archives, University College Dublin, 12 April 2010.

'Artistic bombs: the Shemus cartoons in the Freeman's Journal, 1920-1924, National Print Museum, Dublin, 11 March 2010.

Remarks at the launch of Carole Walker’s book, The saviour of living cargoes: the life and work of Caroline Chisholm, 1808-1877, Caroline Chisholm School, Northampton, 26 January 2010
(attached - see side panel).

'Artistic bombs: the Shemus cartoons in the Freeman's Journal, 1920-1924', National Library of Ireland Society, 9 Decmber 2009.

‘Parnell and the press’, Ivy Day commemoration, Glasnevin Cemetery, 4 October 2009 (attached - see side panel).

'Thomas Sexton, William H. Brayden and the Freeman's Journal', Society for the Study of Nineteenth Century Ireland (14th annual conference: 'Visual, material and print culture in nineteenth-century Ireland'), University of Limerick, 27 June 2008. 

'The Freeman's Journal, 1763-1924', National Print Museum, Dublin, 17 April 2008.

'The Freeman's Journal and its history', Central Catholic Library, Dublin, 7 April 2005.

'Mrs Jellyby's daughter: Caroline Agnes Gray and the Freeman's Journal', National Library of Ireland Society, 23 March 2005.

‘Judge Bodkin and the 1916 rising: a letter to his son’, Irish Legal History Society, Royal Courts of Justice, Belfast, 12 December 2003.

  

10.      M.A. thesis

‘Editorial comment in the Freeman’s Journal, 1916-1918’, NUI (UCD), 1972.

  

11.  Other (i.e. non-history) writings and discourses

Guest speaker at the Law Society of University College Dublin on the motion 'This house believes 1916 is worth commemorating', 23 February 2016 (copy of speech attached - see side panel).

Guest speaker at the University Philosophical Society of Trinity College Dublin on the motion 'This house believes the men of 1916 were no heroes', 4 February 2016 (copy of speech attached - see side panel). 

Guest speaker at the Literary & Historical Society of University College Dublin on the motion 'This house believes everything is fair game for humour', 28 January 2015 (copy of speech attached - see side panel). 

Extracts from 'Retirement speech, 30/9/2009', in Michael Mulreany & Denis O'Brien, Lord of the files: working for the government - an anthology, Dublin: Institute of Public Administration, 2011 (pp 3 & 307).

'The small savings schemes’, Irish Tax Review: Journal of the Institute of Taxation in Ireland, 6:2 (March 1992).

(Unsigned) ‘Chapter 11 – International Financial Services’ & ‘Chapter 12 – IFSC and Shannon: approval procedures and regulation’ in Joe O’Reilly (ed.), Taxation of international financial transactions in Ireland, Dublin: Tax Administration Liaison Committee, 1991.

‘The Custom House Docks development and its impact on financial services’, Seirbhís Phoiblí, 9:3 (November 1988).

  

12.  Letters to newspapers and journals

'The presidency - the case for an election', Irish Times, 29 September 2017.

'Theresa May's deal with the DUP', Irish Times, 28 June 2017.

'Decline in vocations to priesthood', Irish Times, 2 May 2017.

'Divided by counties', Irish Times, 11 February 2017.

'The mighty pen', Irish Times, 2 November 2016. 

'The National Museum and the Seanad', Irish Times, 21 October 2016.

'Apple and Ireland: a €13 billion windfall or a political and economic nightmare?', Irish Times, 3 September 2016. 

'Writing letters and the daily grind', Irish Times, 15 June 2016.

'President is a beacon of light', Irish Times, 10 June 2016.

'Time for a grand coalition?', Irish Times, 14 March 2016.

'Start of 2016 commemorations', Irish Times, 4 January 2016.

'British honours and Irish citizens', Irish Times, 22 December 2015.

'World after Paris attacks' (parallel with 1916), Irish Times, 24 November 2015.

'National Library of Ireland', Irish Times, 9 November 2015.

'A warm place for Protestants?', Irish Times, 27 October 2015. 

'A bank holiday for 1916?', Irish Times, 13 October 2015.

'Clerical celibacy and the Catholic Church', Irish Times, 26 August 2015.

'Sorry state of Parnell's Avondale', Irish Times, 18 August 2015.

'Right at home' (bank holiday weekends), Irish Times, 1 August 2015.

'Summer schools - more heat than light?', Irish Times, 30 July 2015.

'Reporting Oireachtas proceedings', Irish Times, 3 June 2015.

'Celebrate not commemorate 1916, and a new Proclamation', Irish Times, 2 April 2015.

'Commemorating the 1916 Rising', Irish Times, 24 February 2015.

'Difference between historians and novelists', Irish Catholic, 12 February 2015.

'Rising expectations', Irish Times, 30 December 2014.

'A revolution of rising expectations?', Irish Times, 23 December 2014.

'The press in time of strife', Irish Times, 24 November 2014.

'National Museum of Ireland', Irish Times, 1 November 2014.

'Commemorating the 1916 Rising', Irish Times, 21 October 2014.

'Home rule and 1916', Irish Times, 9 October 2014.

'John Bruton, home rule and 1916', Irish Times, 30 September 2014.

'Home Rule @ 100', Irish Independent, 16 September 2014.

'Snub rejection' (Kevin Myers and the Parnell Summer School), Sunday Times (Irish edition), 31 August 2014.

'Honouring Redmond', Irish Times, 16 August 2014.

'Burning the Jacqueline Kennedy letters?', Irish Times, 8 July 2014.

'Dublin's heritage', Irish Times, 25 June 2014.
 
'A royal presence in Dublin for 1916?', Irish Times, 13 May 2014.

'Royal visitors at commemorations', Irish Times, 17 April 2014.

Letters 2013: 'What of that?' (first published 13 April 2013), Irish Times, 27 December 2013. 

'Remembering Nelson Mandela', Irish Times, 7 December 2013.

'Kennedy and Parnell', Irish Independent, 23 August 2013.

'A silly season of summer schools?', Irish Times, 21 August 2013.

'Mrs O'Shea', Irish Independent, 19 August 2013.

'Our happy senators' (in defence of Seanad Éireann), Irish Independent, 18 June 2013.

'What of that?' (Joyce coin), Irish Times, 13 April 2013. 

'Merger of boards of cultural institutions', Irish Times, 7 January 2013 (attached - see side panel).

'Savings across the boards', Irish Times, 5 December 2012 (attached - see side panel).

'Protest at library board abolition', Irish Times, 3 November 2012 (attached - see side panel).

'Appointing bishops', Irish Catholic, 26 July 2012.

'Vatican and dissenting voices', Irish Times, 10 April 2012.
 
'A Bleak link', Irish Times, 10 January 2012.

'December 1910', Times Literary Supplement, 5 January 2011.

‘Minding the dogs’, Irish Times, 1 July 2010. 

‘OBEs for Irish citizens’, Irish Times, 23 March 2010.

‘Supplement on 1916 Rising’, Irish Times, 6 April 2006.

Oxford DNB errors’, History Ireland, 13:4 (July/August 2005).

‘Fated to succeed’, The Times, 12 July 2004.

‘Smoking ban in pubs’, Irish Times, 26 July, 2003.

‘Two-term presidents’, The Times, 30 January 2002.

   

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