Here is a selection of my blogs, articles, etc., that can be found elsewhere.
The Archive after the Revolution – On researching the lives of Irish radicals in the Moscow archives.
RTÉ Century Ireland
Ireland’s Comintern Generation – The lives and networks of Irish men and women swept up in the world revolution.
The Suffragettes Who Became Communists
Making History, BBC Radio 4
When the Bolsheviks Came to Dublin – Helen Castor and I discussed my discovery of four Russian revolutionaries in post-Rising Dublin.
‘The Future of Feminism’ The Irish Women’s Franchise League and the World Revolution, 1917-20 – Published in the Global Irish Revolution special issue, April 2019.
Irish Diaspora Histories Network
Radicalising the Irish Diaspora – An Irish anarchist gathering on a London rooftop and the means by which we recover radical histories of the Irish diaspora.
Pubs and Publications
An Insatiable Appetite for Anecdotes – Using the case of an Irish student disciplined for heavy drinking in 1930s Moscow, I discuss the relevance of quirky archival finds.
Fantastic Sources and Where to Find Them – The how and why of tracing living descendants for historical research.
Rambling for Research – Using the cityscape as an inspiration for historical research.
Vocab building for Historians – The benefits of language learning and how to go about it.
Union of Soviets in Ireland – Throughout the 60s and 70s, a curious Cold War fault line divided the Irish student movement. This article for the Trinity student paper discusses its origins.