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Dr Fionnuala Walsh


Fionnuala Walsh

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
School of History
01 716 8427
University College Dublin, School of History, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4


I completed my PhD at Trinity College Dublin in 2015, under the supervision of Professor David Fitzpatrick. My thesis examined the impact of the Great War on women in Ireland, 1914-1919. It was funded by the Irish Research Council. From 2015-2016 I held the research studentship in the National Library of Ireland where I catalogued the papers of Field Marshall Hugh Gough. In 2016 I returned to Trinity College Dublin to take up a twelve month Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship with the primary purpose of producing publications from my PhD thesis. I also contributed to teaching and supervision on the MPhil in Modern Irish History and organised an international symposium on gender, citizenship and subjectivity in Ireland and Europe, 1917-1923. This was funded through an Irish Research Council New Foundations grant. In May 2018 I co-organised a conference in Trinity College Dublin on New Approaches to Irish Revolutionary History, to mark 40 years since the publication of David Fitzpatrick's seminal text, Politics and Irish Life. Since September 2017 I have been employed in the School of History in University College Dublin, first as a Teaching Fellow and currently as Lecturer in Modern Irish History. I have been a member of the Executive Committee of the Women's History Association of Ireland since 2015 and am currently its membership secretary. In October 2016 I organised the WHAI Writing Women's History symposium, held in association with the Irish Historical Society.


  • Teaching Fellow
    University College Dublin, History, Dublin, Ireland11 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2018
  • Lecturer in Modern Irish History
    University College Dublin, History, Dublin, Ireland3 Sep 2018


  • BA (Hons)
    NUI Maynooth IRL
  • PhD
    Trinity College Dublin