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Dr Tomas Finn
|(2012)|| Tuairim, intellectual debate and policy formulation: Rethinking Ireland, 1954-75.
Tomás Finn (2012) Tuairim, intellectual debate and policy formulation: Rethinking Ireland, 1954-75. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
|(2017)|| '‘‘Towards a Better Ireland’: Donal Barrington and the Irish Constitution’'
Tom Hickey (ed.) (2017) '‘‘Towards a Better Ireland’: Donal Barrington and the Irish Constitution’' In: Judges, Politics and the Irish Constitution. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
|(2006)|| 'Priests, politics and poetry: Tuairim in Limerick, 1954-197'
Tomás Finn (2006) 'Priests, politics and poetry: Tuairim in Limerick, 1954-197' History Studies, . [Details]
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Wrote following articles for RTÉ's brainstorm A test for the Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave's legacy as Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader Wrote How should Liam Cosgrave be remembered? for NUI, Galway Moore Institute website.
I have taught a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, covering aspects of Irish, British and European history.
Ireland in the 1950’s: A lost decade?
The making and breaking of Britain in the Twentieth century
The practice of history: Historical reputations – Seán Lemass
Ireland since the Famine
Skills for Historians I and II
Writing the history of War & Society: Ireland and Europe in the Age of the French Revolution
Writing the history of War & Society: Ireland and Europe in the Age of the Great War
Sources for Ireland and the Wider World
Sources for Irish Intellectual History
Sources in Irish History
North & South: A divided Ireland, 1945-1959
Mid Century Crisis: “Economic Development” as a new departure
Tuairim, cultural conservatism & a divided island, 1954-1975
The weird stuff our Ancestors did: Ireland from the first human settlement to the Celtic Tiger, Youth Academy
Social History of Ireland, 1850-1922
Home Rule or Rome Rule?: Ireland, 1886-1918
Twentieth-century Northern Ireland
Famine and Emigration in Ireland
The 'special position' of the Catholic Church in education
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Dr Sarah Anne Buckley and Dr Kevin O'Sullivan - co-organisers of conference 'A peculiar society'?: Ireland, 1970s-1990s held on 24-25 April 2015 (https://ireland1970s1990s.wordpress.com)