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Diarmaid Ferriter

Full Professor Of Modern Irish History
School of History
01 716 8377
University College Dublin, School of History, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4


Graduate of UCD, BA (1991), PhD (1996). Lecturer in Modern Irish History at UCD 1996-1998. Researcher and writer with Dictionary of Irish Biography 1998-1999. Senior lecturer in Irish History at St Patrick's College, DCU, 1999-2008. Appointed Professor of Modern Irish History at UCD in 2008. Visiting Burns Library Scholar at Boston College 2008-2009. Main research interests: the social, political and cultural history of twentieth century Ireland.


  • BA
  • PhD