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Professor Tadhg O'Keeffe


Tadhg O'Keeffe

Full Professor
School of Archaeology
01 716 8280
University College Dublin, School of Archaeology, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4


I'm a first-generation Dubliner, married to Margaret, with two children (Evan and Anne-Elise), three cats and a dog. I specialise in European and Irish architectural history, especially of the period between the 11th and 17th centuries, but I maintain a range of other interests, many of them across conventional disciplinary boundaries, and I publish research in these other areas. Outside UCD, I love sport (but not obsessively so) and music (possibly obsessively so - I have been collecting and listening for years, and my tastes range from Bob Dylan to Steve Reich, from The MC5 to the Modern Jazz Quartet, from Parliament/Funkadelic to Anthony Braxton; I'm happy to talk music with anybody!). EDUCATION * UCD: 1980-84; 1988-91 * University of Durham (Dept of Archaeology): 1985-86 * University of London (Courtauld Institute of Art): 1986-87 * Université de Poitiers (CÉSCM): 1987-88 UNIVERSITY QUALIFICATIONS * BA (NUI) 1983: Archaeology & Geography, 1st class honours * MA (NUI) 1984: Archaeology, 1st class honours (+ award of NUI Travelling Studentship) * DEA (Poitiers) 1988: History of Art * PhD (NUI) 1991: Archaeology (supervisor: Prof. Michael Herity; external examiner: Dr Richard Gem) ACADEMIC AWARDS * NUI Travelling Studentship in Archaeology 1985-88 * Semester in Irish Studies (post-doctoral) Newman Scholarship, UCD 1994-96 * UCD President's Research Fellowship 2003-4 * Elected Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries (London) 2006 * IRCHSS Senior Research Fellowship 2008-9 EMPLOYMENT IN UCD * College Lecturer (temporary appointment) 1996 * College Lecturer (permanent appointment) 1998 * Senior Lecturer 2002 * Associate Professor/Professor 2006 * Full Professor 2017 KEY ROLES IN UCD * Head of School of Archaeology 2011-14 * Director, UCD International Summer School 2003-2005 * Deputy Principal, College of Arts & Celtic Studies 2013-15 * Current committee memberships include: Faculty Promotions Committee Humanities Institute of Ireland Management Committee * Previous committee memberships include: Academic Council Committee on Examinations (2011-15) Academic Council Committee on Discipline (2012-15) DOCTORAL SUPERVISION/EXAMINATION * 12 PhDs supervised to completion: 1. Hanneke Ronnes, on elite architecture in the United Provinces, Britain and Ireland, 1500-1700 (2005) 2. Andrew Tierney, on castles, colonialism and Gaelic-Irish identity, middle ages to the Celtic Revival (2006) 3. Paddy Ryan, on Dublin's early modern fresh water supply (2007) 4. Diarmuid O Riain, on Irish Benedictine monasteries in central Europe (2009) 5. Sinead Quirke, on houses of the Munster Plantation (2010) 6. David Whelan, on landscape, settlement and society in west Waterford, 1600-1800 (2011) 7. Maddie Parker, on early modern manuscript cookery books (2011) 8. Anne-Julie Lafaye, on mendicant monasteries in Munster (2013) 9. Laura Scharding, on nineteenth-century prostitution in Philadelphia (2014) 10. Karen Dempsey, on thirteenth-century Anglo-Norman chamber towers (2015) 11. Julie Richko, on Irish settlement and identity in south Texas in the 1800s (2015) 12. Mick Corcoran, on analysis of medieval agriculture and landscape using LiDAR and palynology (2017) * 2 PhDs in progress: 1. Danielle Claybrooke, on consumer culture in western Ireland, 1750-1850 (2018) 2. Tom Ivory, on medieval hospitals in Ireland (2020) * 1 MLitt in progress: 1. Denis O'Connor, on Co. Clare tower-houses * 10 PhDs examined externally [Archaeology; History; Historical Geography; Architectural History] PROFESSIONAL SERVICE * Member of editorial boards of: 1. International Journal of Historical Archaeology [Springer] 2. Journal of Medieval Monastic Studies [Brepols] 3. Journal of the North Atlantic [Eaglehill] 4. Landscapes [Taylor & Francis] 5. Medieval Places and Spaces [University of Amsterdam] * Member: 1. Directorate of the Discovery Programme 2. International Advisory Board, Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership * Refereed for 12 international academic presses and 17 international peer-reviewed journals * Refereed grant proposals for 5 national grant-agencies outside Ireland and 2 cross-border (international) grant-agencies PUBLICATIONS [I have listed my published work here because UCD's Publications tab is unusable] Year: 2020 No. 156 T. O’Keeffe & D. Whelan, ‘A little-known Anglo-Norman castle of the first rank: Mocollop, Co. Waterford’, in B. Murtagh (ed), Studies in Irish Castles for D.N. Johnson. Dublin: Wordwell No. 155 D. Gaudio, D.M. Fernandes, R. Schmidt, O. Cheronet, T. O’Keeffe, D. Mazzarelli, M. Mattia & R. Pinhasi, ‘Genome-wide DNA from degraded petrous bone and the assessment of sex and probable geographic origins of forensic cases’, Scientific Reports 9 (1) No. 154 T. O’Keeffe & P. Virtuani, ‘Reconstructing Kilmainham: the history and architecture of the chief priory of the Knights Hospitaller in Ireland, c.1170-1349,’ Journal of Medieval History 46 (5) Year: 2019 No. 153 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Feudal power in a Gaelic World? Contextualising the encastellation of pre-Norman Ireland’, Journal of Irish Archaeology 27 Forthcoming No. 152 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Don’t worry, be happy: reading Herron reviewing O’Keeffe making Spenser envy Norris’, The Spenser Review 49 (2) No. 151 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Meelick friary’s hidden history’, Archaeology Ireland 33 (3) Forthcoming No. 150 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Invasion hypotheses’, Archaeology Ireland 33 (2), 36-39 No. 149 T. O’Keeffe, ‘The archaeology of Ireland's long middle ages: retrospective and prospective’, European Journal of Post-Classical Archaeologies 9, 299-332 No. 148 D. Kelly & T. O’Keeffe, ‘A new world man in an old world town: the identification of Sir Walter Raleigh’s residence in late sixteenth-century Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland’, International Journal of Historical Archaeology 23 (1) No. 147 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Transeptal churches of the regular canons in Ireland, in M. Browne & C. Ó Clabaigh (eds), Households of God: The Regular Canons and Canonesses of St Augustine and of Prémontré in Medieval Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 156-90 No. 146 I. Doyle & T. O’Keeffe, ‘Silent witness: the deserted medieval borough of Newtown Jerpoint, Co Kilkenny’, Ruralia 12, 241-53 Year: 2018 No. 145 T. O’Keeffe, Tristernagh Priory, Co. Westmeath: colonial monasticism in medieval Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts Press. No. 144 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Theory and medieval archaeology in Ireland and beyond: the narrative tradition and the archaeological imagination’, Journal of Irish Archaeology 26, 99-116. No. 143 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Frontiers of the archaeological imagination: rethinking landscape and identity in thirteenth-century Roscommon, Ireland’, Landscapes 18 (2) No. 142 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Home truths about Raleigh and Spenser: Sir Thomas Norris and the rebuilding of Mallow Castle’, The Spenser Review 49(1) No. 141 T. O’Keeffe, ‘The design of the early thirteenth-century cathedral church of Newtown Trim, Co. Meath’, Ríocht na Midhe, 29, 14–26 No. 140 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Roscommon Castle, the Otherworld, and the True Cross’, in N. Guy (ed), Castles: History, Archaeology, Landscape, Architecture and Symbolism. Essays in Honour of Derek Renn. London: Castle Studies Group, 194-208 No. 139 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Archaeologies of a medieval Irish castle: thinking about Trim’, in S.W. Silliman (ed), Engaging Archaeology: 25 Case Studies in Research Practice. New Jersey: Wiley, 169-78 Year: 2017 No. 138 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Kilcolman Castle, Co. Cork: a new interpretation of Edmund Spenser's residence in Plantation Munster’, International Journal Of Historical Archaeology 21(1), 223-239 No. 137 P. Duffy, T. O’Keeffe and J.-M. Picard (eds), From Carrickfergus to Carcassonne: the epic deeds of Hugh de Lacy during the Albigensian Crusade. Turnhout: Brepols No. 136 P. Duffy, T. O’Keeffe & J.-M. Picard, ‘The Cathar heresy and Anglo-Norman Ireland’, in P. Duffy, T. O’Keeffe and J.-M. Picard (eds), From Carrickfergus to Carcassonne: the epic deeds of Hugh de Lacy during the Albigensian Crusade. Turnhout: Brepols, 1-6 No. 135 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Trim before 1224: new thoughts on the caput of the de Lacy lordship in Ireland’ in P. Duffy, T. O’Keeffe and J.-M. Picard (eds), From Carrickfergus to Carcassonne: the epic deeds of Hugh de Lacy during the Albigensian Crusade. Turnhout: Brepols, 31–56 No. 134 E. Cotter, P. MacCotter & T. O’Keeffe, ‘A blow to the temple: the 'monastic castle' at Rincrew (Co. Waterford) reinterpreted’, Journal of Irish Archaeology 24, 163-178 No. 133 D. Kelly & T. O’Keeffe, Charitable constructions’, Archaeology Ireland 31 (1), 30-34 No. 132 T. O’Keeffe, ‘A lost opportunity with the usual suspects? The study of medieval Irish art and architecture’, Archaeological Journal 174 (2), 464-473 No. 131 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Routes across the familiar past: reflections on the NRA excavations and the challenge facing the 'post-medieval' archaeology of rural Ireland’, in M. Stanley, R. Swan & A. O’Sullivan (eds), Stories of Ireland's Past: Knowledge Gained from NRA Roads Archaeology, Dublin: TII, 153-164 No. 130 T. O’Keeffe, ‘A cryptic puzzle from medieval Dublin’, Archaeology Ireland 31 (2), 39–43 No. 129 P. Duffy and T. O’Keeffe, ‘A stone shrine for a relic of Thomas Becket in Dublin?’, Archaeology Ireland 31 (4), 18–23 No. 128 R. Carey Bates & T. O’Keeffe, ‘Colonial monasticism, the politics of patronage, and the beginnings of Gothic in Ireland: the Victorine Cathedral Priory of Newtown Trim, Co. Meath’, Journal of Medieval Monastic Studies 6, 51–76 Year: 2016 No. 127 R. Liddiard & T. O’Keeffe, ‘King John (d.1216), castle-builder’, Archaeology Ireland 31 (3), 32-35 No. 126 T. O’Keeffe, Prof. Michael Herity obituary, Irish Times, 13 February 2016, 14 No. 125 C. Veach & T. O’Keeffe, ‘King John (d. 1216) and the origins of colonial rule in Ireland’, History Ireland 26, 22-25 No. 124 T. O’Keeffe & R. Carey Bates, ‘The abbey and cathedral of Ferns, 1111-1253’, in I. W. Doyle & B. Browne (eds), Medieval Wexford. Essays in Memory of Billy Colfer. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 73-96 No. 123 M. Novak & T. O’Keeffe, ‘Child health in the early medieval community from Omey Island, western Ireland’ American Journal of Physical Anthropology 156, S60, 238 Year: 2015 No. 122 T. O’Keeffe, Medieval Irish Buildings, 1100-1600. Dublin: Four Courts Press No. 121 D. Kelly & T. O’Keeffe, Youghal: Irish Historic Town Atlas 28, Royal Irish Academy No. 120 T. O’Keeffe, D. Rotman & D. Whelan, ‘Comparative histories of land enclosure and tenant agriculture in south Munster from the late middle ages to the nineteenth century: two south Munster case-studies’, Ulster Folklife 58, 75-86 No. 119 T. O’Keeffe & P. Grogan, ‘Building a Frontier? The Architecture of the Military Orders in Medieval Ireland’, in B. Browne & C. Ó Clabaigh (eds), Soldiers of Christ: the Knights Templar and the Knights Hospitaller in Medieval Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 81-102 Year: 2014 No. 118 T. O’Keeffe Section Editor: Medieval Archaeology, Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology [Editor-in-Chief: Claire Smith]. 11 volumes. New York: Springer No. 117 D. Whelan & T. O’Keeffe, ‘The house of Ussher: histories and heritages of Improvement, conspicuous consumption and eviction on an early nineteenth-century Irish estate’, International Journal of Historical Archaeology 18, 21- 43 No. 116 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Building lordship in thirteenth-century Ireland: the donjon of Coonagh Castle, Co. Limerick’, Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland 141 (2011), 91-127 No. 115 T. O’Keeffe, ‘William Lawson’s A New Orchard and Garden (1618) and an early eighteenth-century depiction of Sir John Everard’s mansion in Fethard, Co. Tipperary’, Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland 141 (2011), 200-204 No. 114 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Aula and camera: The architecture of public and private lives in medieval Irish castles’, Virtus: Jaarboek Voor Adelsgeschiedenis 20, 39-69 No. 113 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Roesia de Verdon and the building of Castleroche, Co. Louth’, Castle Studies Group Journal 28, 123-134 No. 112 T. O’Keeffe, ‘The pre-Norman 'castle' in Connacht: a note on terminology’, Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 66, 26-32 No. 111 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Who would believe experts? Interrogating the discourses of archaeologists and interest groups in two recent heritage disputes in Ireland’, in John Schofield (ed), Who Needs Experts? Counter-mapping Cultural Heritage. Aldershot: Ashgate, 113-131 No. 110 T. O’Keeffe, ‘British Isles: Medieval Archaeology’, in Claire Smith (ed), Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology. New York: Springer, 1011-1014 No. 109 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Heritage and Archaeology’, in Claire Smith (ed), Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology. New York: Springer, 3258-3268 No. 108 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Urban Archaeology’, in Claire Smith (ed), Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology. New York: Springer, 7520-7522 Year: 2013 No. 107 T. O’Keeffe, Academic Editor: N. Jackman et al., The Mill at Kilbegly: Archaeological Excavations on the N6 Ballinasloe to Athlone Road Scheme. Dublin: NRA No. 106 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Performance, materiality and heritage: what does an archaeology of popular music look like?’, Journal of Popular Music Studies, 25 (1), 91-113 No. 105 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Halls, 'hall-houses' and tower-houses: disentangling the needlessly entangled’, The Castle Studies Group Journal 27, 298-307 No. 104 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Lohort Castle: medieval architecture, medievalist imagination’, Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society 118, 24-34 No. 103 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Trim Castle uncovered: some thoughts’, Ríocht na Midhe 24, 1-9. No. 102 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Trim's first cousin: the twelfth-century donjon of Maynooth Castle', Archaeology Ireland 27 (2), 26-31 No. 101 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Journeying through time in Dr Tyree's Philosophy class' Archaeology Ireland 27 (2), 42-43 No. 100 T. O’Keeffe, Editor's preface, in T. O'Keeffe (academic editor) The Mill at Kilbegly: Archaeological Excavations on the N6 Ballinasloe to Athlone Road Scheme. Dublin: NRA, viii-ix No. 99 N. Jackman & T. O’Keeffe, ‘Conclusions’, in T. O'Keeffe (academic editor) The Mill at Kilbegly: Archaeological Excavations on the N6 Ballinasloe to Athlone Road Scheme. Dublin: NRA, 151-54 No. 98 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Being-in-the-town, being-in-the-atlas: some reflections on capturing the experiences of town-dwelling in the historic past’, in H. Clarke & S. Gearty (ed) Maps and Texts. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 266-77 No. 97 T. O’Keeffe, ‘What did Tara mean to the Anglo-Normans?’, in M. O’Sullivan (ed) Tara from the Past to the Present. Dublin: Wordwell, 121-24 No. 96 T. O’Keeffe, ‘The sequence of construction of Buttevant friary church in the thirteenth century’, in E. Cotter (ed), Buttevant: a medieval Anglo-French town in Ireland. Cork: Buttevant Heritage Group, 75-95 No. 95 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Liscarroll Castle: a note on its context, function and date’, in E. Cotter (ed), Buttevant: a medieval Anglo-French town in Ireland. Cork: Buttevant Heritage Group, 51-61 Year: 2012 No. 94 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Writing histories of medieval rural settlement in Ireland and England: an opinion piece’, Medieval Settlement Research 27, 48-54* No. 93 T. O’Keeffe, ‘A thirteenth-century enigma: Buttevant friary and its crypt’, Archaeology Ireland 26 (3), 16-19 No. 92 L. Downey, C. Murphy & T. O’Keeffe, ‘A possible 'Celtic' icon on the Beara Peninsula’, Archaeology Ireland 26 (1), 13-14 No. 91 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Further thoughts on Richard de Burgh's castle at Sligo’, in Martin A. Timoney (ed) Dedicated To Sligo, Thirty Essays on Sligo Antiquarian and Related Topics. Sligo: Sligo Field Club, 144-55 No. 90 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Medieval stone pieces’, in G. Eogan (ed) Excavations at Knowth Volume 5:The Archaeology of Knowth in the First and Second Millennia AD. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 178-89 No. 89 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Augustinian regular canons in twelfth- and thirteenth-century Ireland: history, architecture and identity’, in Janet Burton & Karen Stober (eds) The Regular Canons in the Medieval British Isles. Brussels: Brepols, 460-74 Year: 2011 No. 88 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Landscapes, castles and towns of Edward I in Wales and Ireland: some comparisons and connections’, Landscapes 11 (2), 60-72 No. 87 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Time-space compression, ruination, and the 'profound otherness' of Ground Zero’, in Kathleen James-Chakraborty and Sabine Strumper-Krobb (eds) Crossing Borders: Space Beyond Disciplines. Berlin: Peter Lang, 177-88 No. 86 T. O’Keeffe & P. Ryan, ‘Cartographic v(o)ices: reconstructing Dublin’s nineteenth-century red-light district from the Ordnance Survey records’, in Juliana Adelman & Eadaoin Agnew (eds) Science and Technology in Nineteenth-Century Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts press, 62-82 Year: 2010 No. 85 T. O’Keeffe, ‘New World angst and the historical archaeology of modernity’, Cambridge Archaeological Journal 20 (1), 148-154 Year: 2009 No. 84 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Digging up London’, Journal of the British Archaeological Association 162, 216-220 No. 83 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Unloved places revisited: archaeology and urban planning’, Urban Morphology 13 (2), 74-76 No. 82 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Street ballets in magic cities: cultural imaginings of the modern American metropolis’, Popular Music History 4 (2) [Special Issue: Music, Characterisation and Urban Space], 111-126 No. 81 T. O’Keeffe & P. Ryan, ‘A landscape at the world's end: the rise and fall of Monto, Dublin's notorious red-light district’, Landscapes 10 (1), 21-38 No. 80 T. O’Keeffe, ‘What landscape means to me’, Landscapes 10 (1), 123-130 No. 79 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Dublin Castle's donjon in context’, in John Bradley, Alan Fletcher & Anngret Simms (eds) Dublin in the Medieval World: Studies in Honour of Howard B. Clarke. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 277-94 No. 78 T. O’Keeffe & S. Quirke, ‘A house at the birth of modernity: Ightermurragh Castle, Co. Cork’, in J. Lyttleton & C. Rynne (eds) Plantation Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 86-112 No. 77 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Irish 'post-medieval' archaeology: time to lose our innocence?’, in A. Horning & M. Palmer (eds) Crossing Paths or Sharing Tracks? Future Directions in the Archaeological Study of post-1550 Britain and Ireland. Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 65-80 Year: 2008 No. 76 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Can the "archaeology of Europe" survive post-processual euroscepticism?’, Archaeological Dialogues 15, 45-48 No. 75 P. Cooke, A. Feldman, C. O'Donnell, T. O’Keeffe & S. Tuck Placing Voices, Voicing Places. Archaeology in Inner-City Dublin: Spatiality, Materiality and Identity-Formation Among Dublin's Working Class and Immigrant Communities. Heritage Council of Ireland No. 74 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Europe: Western: Medieval’, in Deborah M. Pearsall (eds) Encyclopedia of Archaeology. London & New York: Academic Press, 1240-1249 Year: 2007 No. 73 T. O’Keeffe, Archaeology and the Pan-European Romanesque. London: Duckworth No. 72 T. O’Keeffe, ‘A history of domestic space, or a spatial history of domesticity?’ POMLAS Seminar: Perceptions of Medieval Landscape and Settlement. Belfast 2007 No. 71 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Angevin lordship and colonial Romanesque in Ireland’, in M. Costen (ed) People and Places: Essays in Honour of Michael Aston. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 117-29 No. 70 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Plantation-era great houses in Munster: a note on Sir Walter Raleigh's house and its context’, in T. Herron & M. Potterton (eds) Ireland in the Renaissance, c.1540-1660. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 274-88 No. 69 T. O’Keeffe & M. Untermann, ‘Medieval religious buildings’, in James Graham-Campbell (ed), The Archaeology of Medieval Europe, Vol.1: Eighth to Twelfth Centuries. London: UCL Press, 230-51 No. 68 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Landscape and memory: historiography, theory, methodology’, in N. Moore & Y. Whelan (eds) Heritage, Memory and the Politics of Space: New Perspectives on the Cultural Landscape. Aldershot: Ashgate, 3-18 Year: 2006 No. 67 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Starting as we mean to go on. Why we need a theoretically-informed Historical Archaeology’, Archaeological Dialogues 16, 3208-11 No. 66 T. O’Keeffe, ‘The built-environment of local community worship between the late eleventh and early thirteenth centuries’, in E. FitzPatrick & R. Gillespie (eds) The Parish in Medieval and Early Modern Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 124-46 No. 65 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Wheels of words, networks of knowledge: Romanesque scholarship and Cormac's Chapel’, in D. Bracken & D. Ó Riain-Raedel (eds) Ireland and Europe in the Twelfth Century: Reform and Renewal. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 257-69 No. 64 T. O’Keeffe & R. Yamin, ‘Urban historical archaeology’, in D. Hicks & M. Beaudry (eds) The Cambridge Companion to Historical Archaeology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 87-103 No. 63 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Historiography, heritage, inheritance: Irish castellology and Leask's Irish Castles’, in M. Fanning & R. Gillespie (eds) Print Culture and Intellectual Life in Ireland 1660-1941. Dublin: Woodfield Press, 143-63 Year: 2005 No. 62 J. Lyttleton & T. O'Keeffe (eds) The Manor in Medieval and Early Modern Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts Press No. 61 T. Taylor, M. Aston, T. O'Keeffe et al (eds), The Time Team Guide to the Archaeological Sites of Britain and Ireland. London: Channel 4 Books No. 60 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Medieval towns, modern signs, identity inter-spaces: some reflections in Historical Archaeology’, in E. Conlin Casella & C. Fowler (eds) Beyond Identification? The Archaeology of Plural and Changing Identities. New York: Springer, 11-32 No. 59 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Heritage, rhetoric, identity: critical reflections on the Carrickmines Castle controversy’, in M. McCarthy (ed) Ireland’s Heritages: Critical Perspectives on Memory and Identity. Aldershot: Ashgate, 139-51 No. 58 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Ireland’, in T. Taylor, M. Aston, T. O'Keeffe et al (eds). The Time Team Guide to the Archaeological Sites of Britain and Ireland. London: Channel 4 Books No. 57 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Abbeys’, in S. Duffy (eds). Medieval Ireland: an Encyclopedia. New York: Routledge, 1-2 No. 56 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Architecture’, in S. Duffy (eds). Medieval Ireland: an Encyclopedia. New York: Routledge, 26-28 No. 55 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Afterword’, in J. Lyttleton & T. O'Keeffe (eds). The Manor in Medieval and Early Modern Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 188-97 Year: 2004 No. 54 T. O’Keeffe, Ireland's Round Towers. Buildings, Rituals and Landscapes of the Early Irish Church. Stroud: Tempus No. 53 T. O’Keeffe, The Gaelic Peoples and their Archaeological Identities AD 1000-1650 [Quiggin Pamphlets on the Sources of Mediaeval Gaelic History 7]. Cambridge: University of Cambridge No. 52 T. O’Keeffe, Medieval Fore. An Archaeological Wonder in the Westmeath Landscape. Bray: Heritage Guide No. 51 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Were there designed landscapes in medieval Ireland?’, Landscapes 5 (2), 52-68 No. 50 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Lordship and colony: Anglo-Norman settlement in north Cork’, Mallow Field Club Journal 22, 155-166 No. 49 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Space, place, habitus: geographies of practice in an Anglo-Norman landscape’, in H.B. Clarke, J. Prunty & M. Hennessy (eds) Surveying Ireland’s Past. Multi-disciplinary Essays in Honour of Anngret Simms. Dublin: Geography Publications, 73-98 Year: 2003 No. 48 T. O’Keeffe, Fethard. Irish Historic Towns Atlas 13. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. No. 47 T. O’Keeffe, Romanesque Ireland. Architecture and Ideology in the Twelfth Century. Dublin: Four Courts Press. No. 46 T. O’Keeffe & M. Coughlan, ‘The chronology and formal affinities of the Ferns donjon, Co. Wexford’, in J. Kenyon & K.D. O’Conor (eds) The Medieval Castle in Ireland and Wales. Essays in Honour of Jeremy Knight. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 133-48 No. 45 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Discovering Versailles in the smallness of my own experience’, in J. Fenwick (ed) Lost and Found: Discovering Ireland’s Past. Bray: Wordwell, 213-24 Year: 2002 No. 44 G. Cooney, A. O'Sullivan, B. Leon & T. O'Keeffe, Dalkey Island: an Island on the Tides of Time. Bray: Heritage Guide No. 43 T. O’Keeffe, ‘The iconography of church portals in Europe: a summary’, in C. Carlo-Stella (ed) Europe: a Common Heritage. Vatican City: Culturalibus Ecclesiae, n.p. Year: 2001 No. 42 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Concepts of 'castle' and the construction of identity in medieval and post-medieval Ireland’, Irish Geography 34 (1), 69-88 No. 41 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Ballyloughan, Ballymoon and Clonmore: three castles of c.1300 in county Carlow’, Anglo-Norman Studies 23, 167-97 No. 40 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Form and content in pre-Romanesque architecture in Ireland', ESTMA 4, 65-83 No. 39 T. O’Keeffe, ‘The archaeology of the historic past: research and teaching in UCD’, IPMAG Newsletter 2, 4-5 Year: 2000 No. 38 T. O’Keeffe, Medieval Ireland: an Archaeology. Stroud: Tempus. No. 37 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Reflections on the 'dispersed-nucleated' paradigm in medieval settlement archaeology’, Ruralia 3, 103-5 No. 36 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Ethnicity and moated settlement in medieval Ireland: a review of current thinking', Medieval Settlement Research Group Annual Report 15, 21-25 No. 35 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Architecture and regular life in Holy Trinity Cathedral, 1150-1350’, in S. Kinsella (ed) Augustinians at Christ Church: the Canons Regular of the Cathedral Priory of Holy Trinity, Dublin. Dublin: Christ Church Cathedral, 41-54 No. 34 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Romanesque as metaphor: architecture and reform in early twelfth-century Ireland’, in A.P. Smyth (ed) Seanchas. Studies in Early and Medieval Irish Archaeology, History and Literature in Honour of Francis J. Byrne. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 313-22 Year: 1999 No. 33 T. O’Keeffe, An Anglo-Norman Monastery. Bridgetown Priory, Co. Cork, and the architecture of the Augustinian Canons Regular in Medieval Ireland. Kinsale: Gandon Editions. No. 32 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Townscape as text: the topography of social interaction in Fethard, county Tipperary, AD 1300-1700’, Irish Geography 32 (1), 9-25 Year: 1998 No. 31 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Aristocrats, immigrants and entrepreneurs. Settlers and settlement initiatives in late 13th- century Ireland’, Ruralia 2, 87-96 No. 30 T. O’Keeffe, ‘The fortifications of western Ireland, AD 1100-1300, and their interpretation’, Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 50, 184-200 No. 29 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Killeenemer Church and its archaeological importance’, Ogham 4, 23-25 No. 28 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Architectural traditions of the early medieval church in Munster’, in M. Monk & J. Sheehan (eds) Early Medieval Munster. Cork: Cork University Press, 112-24 No. 27 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Irish Romanesque architecture’, in T. Bartlett (ed) History and Environment. Dublin: UCD, 52-69 Year: 1997 No. 26 T. O’Keeffe, Barryscourt Castle and the Irish Tower-house [Barryscourt Lecture 1]. Kinsale: Gandon Editions No. 25 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Diarmait Mac Murchada and Romanesque Leinster: four twelfth-century churches in context’, Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland 127, 52-79 No. 24 T. O’Keeffe, Fethard, Co. Tipperary: A Guide to the Medieval Town. Fethard: Heritage Guide Year: 1996 No. 23 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Rural settlement and cultural identity in Gaelic Ireland, 1000-1500’, Ruralia 1, 142-153 Year: 1995 No. 22 T. O’Keeffe, ‘The frontier in medieval Ireland: an archaeological perspective’, Group for the Study of Irish Historic Settlement Newsletter, 16-18 No. 21 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Cashel, Co. Tipperary’, in A. Simms & J. H. Andrews (eds) More Irish Country Towns. Cork: Mercier Press, 156-67 No. 20 T. O’Keeffe, ‘The Romanesque portal’, in J.Monk, K.Hanley & M.Weaver (eds) An Archaeological Survey of St Molagga's Church, Aghacross, Mitchelstown, Co.Cork. Cork: Cork County Council, 122-30 No. 19 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Romanesque architecture and sculpture at Ardmore’, in W. Nolan (ed) Waterford: History and Society. Dublin: Geography Publications, 73-104 No. 18 T. O’Keeffe, ‘The Romanesque portal at Clonfert Cathedral and its iconography’, in C. Bourke (ed) From the Isles of the North. Belfast: HMSO, 261-69 No. 17 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Tower-houses of the Pale in east county Kildare’, Oughterany 1 (2), 5-12 Year: 1994 No. 16 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Lismore and Cashel: reflections on the beginnings of the Irish Romanesque’, Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland 124, 118-151 No. 15 G. Cooney & T. O’Keeffe, ‘A collection of unprovenanced prehistoric axes from St Patrick's College, Carlow’, Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries 124, 210-213 No. 14 T. O’Keeffe & S. Cullen, ‘A turreted enclosure at Pitchfordstown, county Kildare’, Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries 124, 215-217 No. 13 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Omey and the sands of time’, Archaeology Ireland 8 (2), 22-24 Year: 1991 No. 12 T. O’Keeffe, ‘La façade romane en Irlande’, Cahiers de Civilisation Médiévale 34, 357-65 No. 11 T. O’Keeffe, ‘The evolution of the Pale: medieval frontiers and fortifications in the Dublin region’, in F. H. A. Aalen & K. Whelan (eds) Dublin: from Prehistory to Present. Dublin: Geography Publications, 55-77 Year: 1990 No. 10 T. O’Keeffe, ‘The archaeology of Anglo-Norman castles in Ireland. Part 1: Mottes and ringworks’, Archaeology Ireland 4 (3), 15-17 No. 9 T. O’Keeffe, ‘The archaeology of Anglo-Norman castles in Ireland. Part 2: Stone castles’, Archaeology Ireland 4 (4), 20-22 Year: 1988 No. 8 T. O’Keeffe, ‘County Focus: Carlow’, Archaeology Ireland 2 (4), 131-134 Year: 1987 No. 7 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Rathnageeragh and Ballyloo: stone castles of the 14th and early 15th centuries in county Carlow’, Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland 117, 28-49 Year: 1986 No. 6 T. O’Keeffe, ‘Medieval architecture and the village of Newcastle-Lyons’, in P. O'Sullivan (ed) Newcastle-Lyons: a Parish of the Pale. Dublin: Geography Publications, 45-61 Year: 1985 No. 5 D.N. Hall, M. Hennessy & T. O’Keeffe, ‘Medieval settlement and agriculture at Oughterard and Castlewarden, Co. Kildare’, Irish Geography 18, 16-25 No. 4 T. O’Keeffe, ‘The church and castle at Confey, Co. Kildare’, Journal of the Kildare Archaeological Society 16 (5), 408-17 No. 3 T. O’Keeffe, ‘The castle of Tullow, Co. Carlow’, Journal of the Kildare Archaeological Society 16 (5), 528-29 Year: 1984 No. 2 T. O’Keeffe, ‘An early Anglo-Norman castle at Ballyderown, county Cork’, Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland 114, 48-56 Year: 1983 No. 1 T. O’Keeffe, ‘A saddle quern from Ballygowan, Co. Carlow’, Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland 113, 145-147


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    University College Dublin
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    University College Dublin
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    University of Poitiers
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    University College Dublin