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Tadhg O' Hannrachain

Professor

School Of History
Newman Building
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7168197
Email: tadhg.ohannrachain@ucd.ie

Biography

PhD (EUI), Mphil (NUI)

Head of School of History (since September 2014)                      

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 1997.
Title: Cash Bursary from the Royal Irish Academy
Year: 2004.
Title: Cash Bursary from the Royal Irish Academy
Year: 1985.
Title: NUI Postgraduate Scholarship
Year: 1984.
Title: NUI Postgraduate Scholarship
Year: 1995.
Title: Doctoral degree awarded with Distinction
Year: 1987.
Title: Three Year Doctoral Scholarship to the European University Institute.
Year: 1984.
Title: T.D. Williams Memorial Medal
Year: 1983.
Title: Maureen Wall Memorial Medal
Year: 1982.
Title: First place in History in First Arts Examinations. UCD
Year: 1981.
Title: "Gradam an Choláiste" (Premier Student) in St. Benildus' College.
Year: 2008.
Title: IRCHSS Thematic Project Award
Year: 2002.
Title: IRCHSS Research Fellowship
Year: 2005.
Title: President's Research Fellowship, UCD

Associations

Association: Cost Action IS 1301 Working Group Three, Function/Role: Member
Association: Cost Action IS 1301 New Communities of Interpretation: Contexts, Strategies and Processes of Religious Transformation in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, Function/Role: Management Committee Member
Association: Catholic Historical Society Committee, Function/Role: Member
Association: Ecclesiastical History Society, Function/Role: Member
Association: Irish Historical Society, Function/Role: Member
Association: Military History Society, Function/Role: Member
Association: Historical Association of Ireland, Function/Role: President
Association: Commentarius Rinuccinianus Translation Project, Function/Role: Consultant Editor
Association: Sports History Ireland, Function/Role: Member
     

Conference Contributions

Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2017) [Chaired Session], Constructing the equality of the sexes in the early modern period / Penser l¿égalité des sexes à l¿ancien régime, National University of Ireland, 49 Merrion Square, Dublin , 26-OCT-17 - 26-OCT-17.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2017) Catholic Reform in Ireland in a European Context. [Invited Lecture], Reformation 500 Conference, Chirst Church Cathedral, DCU , 21-OCT-17 - 21-OCT-17.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (1999) The wars of the 1640s. [Invited Lecture], Drogheda and its History, Drogheda , 12-SEP-99 - 12-JUN-99.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2004) The Counter-Reformation in Ireland and Hungary, 1590-1648: Some areas of comparison and contrast. [Invited Lecture], Research Seminar in Irish and British History, TCD, Trinity College Dublin , 26-JAN-04 - 26-JAN-04.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2007) Popular and elite religion: a false dichotomy. [Invited Lecture], Irish Historical Studies, Boston College, Dublin , 05-DEC-07 - 05-DEC-07.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2007) Tara and the rebellion of 1641. [Invited Lecture], TaraWatch, Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland , 11-NOV-07 - 11-NOV-07.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2008) Micheal O Cleirigh Institute. [Invited Lecture], The inculcation of religious change in Early Modern Hungary and Ireland: a Comparative perspective, UCD , 02-NOV-08 - 02-NOV-08.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2015) Becoming Catholic Europe: the case of the 1590s. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Moments of Becoming: Transitions and Transformations in Early Modern Europe, University of Limerick , 20-NOV-15 - 20-JUN-16.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2015) Panel 4C. [Chaired Session], Moments of Becoming: Transitions and Transformations in Early Modern Europe, University of Limerick , 21-NOV-15 - 21-NOV-16.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2013) Invited participant in round-table discussion. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Parole e Corpi, Universita degli Studi dell'Aquila , 28-MAY-13 - 29-JUN-16.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2016) Management committee symposium to discuss future directions of research. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Cost 1301 Communities of Interpretation, Finnish School in Rome , 28-JAN-16 - 30-JAN-16.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2015) Culturally translatable? The clash between late medieval Irish Religious culture and Edwardine Protestantism in the career of John Bale as bishop of Ossory, 1552-3. [Invited Lecture], Religious Transformation in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, Centre d¿études supérieures de la Renaissance, Tours , 15-OCT-15 - 17-OCT-15.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2015) The Bible and the Early Modern Catholic Tradition. [Invited Lecture], LAY READINGS OF THE BIBLE IN EARLY MODERN EUROPE, Centre d¿études supérieures de la Renaissance, Tours , 24-NOV-15 - 26-NOV-16.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2016) Early Modern Irish Catholicism in a transnational context: bishops, continental colleges, ethnic identities and monarchical power. [Invited Lecture], Religion in the British Isles' seminar, Keble College, Oxford , 28-APR-16 - 28-JUN-16.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2016) Luke Wadding and the Confederate Catholics of Ireland. [Invited Lecture], Renaissance Society of America, Boston 2016 Annual Meeting, Plaza Hotel, Boston, , 01-APR-16 - 01-APR-16.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2016) Researching the mid-seventeenth-century crisis in Dublin. [Invited Lecture], Researching Renaissance Studies in European Archives, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, USA , 30-MAR-16 - 30-MAR-16.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2016) Confessional migration in Early Modern Ireland and Hungary. [Invited Lecture], Religious migration during Europe¿s Confessional Age, Consistoire, Église Wallonne, Walenpleintje 159, Amsterdam , 21-MAR-16 - 21-MAR-16.
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin (2015) England and Ireland in the European Catholic Consciousness. [Oral Presentation], Early Modern Catholicism in Britain and Ireland, University of Durham , 01-JUL-15 - 01-JUL-15.
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin (2015) Finding the Future in the Past: Péter Pázmány¿s Felelet. [Oral Presentation], Society for Reformation Studies 22nd Annual Conference Continuity and Discontinuity in the Reformation, Westminster College, Cambridge , 09-APR-15 - 09-OCT-15.
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin (2015) Panel chair. [Chaired Session], Society for Reformation Studies 22nd Annual Conference Continuity and Discontinuity in the Reformation, Westminster College, Cambridge , 10-APR-15 - 10-APR-15.
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin (2015) Reshaping Memory in Early Modern Hungary: Péter Pázmány¿s Felelet. [Oral Presentation], 2015 Annual Conference of the Irish Association for Russian, Central and East European Studies ¿Memories and Identities in Central and Eastern Europe¿, Trinity College Dublin , 08-MAY-15 - 08-MAY-15.
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin (2015) The Gaelic Learned Classes and the Franciscan Order in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century. [Invited Oral Presentation], Social networks and transfers of religious knowledge across borders, Central European University,Budapest , 08-JUN-15 - 09-OCT-15.
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin (2015) The Biography of Bishop Francis Kirwan. [Invited Oral Presentation], CIHEC 2015 Spiritual and Ecclesiastical Biographies - research, results, and reading, Royal Swedish Academy for Letters, History and Antiquities, Stockholm , 11-JUN-15 - 11-JUN-15.
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin (2015) Pii antistitis icon sive de vita et morte D. Francisci Kirovani Rmi. Alladensis Episcopi. [Invited Oral Presentation], Tudor and Stuart Ireland 2015, NUIM , 28-AUG-15 - 28-AUG-15.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2014) Lecture in Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute lecture series. [Invited Lecture], Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute lecture, UCD , 17-OCT-14 - 17-OCT-14.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2014) Annual Tudor and Stuart Conference. [Invited Lecture], Tudor and Stuart Ireland, NUIM , 29-AUG-14 - 29-AUG-14.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2014) Annual Tudor and Stuart Conference. [Chaired Session], Tudor and Stuart Ireland, NUIM , 29-AUG-14 - 29-AUG-14.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2014) Interdisciplinary conference on the Society of Jesus and Ireland. [Chaired Session], The Jesuits and Ireland, Belvedere College , 19-SEP-14 - 19-SEP-14.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2014) Biannual conference on Reformation. [Chaired Session], Reformation Studies Colloquium, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University , 12-SEP-14 - 12-SEP-14.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2014) Biannual conference. [Oral Presentation], Reformation Studies Colloquium, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University , 11-SEP-14 - 11-SEP-14.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2008) Second workshop of the Death Burial and Afterlife research strand. [Invited Oral Presentation], Death Burial and Afterlife Workshop, HII, UCD , 22-NOV-08 - 22-NOV-08.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2009) I was an invited participant to the workshop to discuss the editorial problems of Cromwell's letters. [Other], IRCHSS/AHRC Cromwell Workshop, TCD , 28-MAR-09 - 28-MAR-09.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2009) 3 Day conference on medieval and early modern culture. [Chaired Session], Borderlines XIII 'Building Breaches: the negotiation of boundary in medieval culture', TCD , 19-MAR-09 - 19-MAR-09.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2013) Richard Bellings: Rewriting the story. [Invited Lecture], Tudor and Stuart Ireland, UCD , 31-AUG-13 - 31-AUG-13.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2013) From Rome to Transylvania: Clement VIII and the Habsburg-Turkish conflict. [Invited Lecture], Early Modern Seminar, Trinity College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin , 07-OCT-13 - 07-OCT-13.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2013) 'Religious acculturation and affiliation in the Early Modern Celtic World'. [Invited Lecture], History Research Forum, School of History and Archives, UCD, UCD , 22-OCT-13 - 22-OCT-13.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2013) Session 3 B. [Chaired Session], Tudor and Stuart Ireland, UCD , 31-AUG-13 - 31-AUG-13.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2013) Nullum aliud emolumentum quaerere quam salutem animarum Catholic Missionary activity in the Turkish Balkans in the early seventeenth century. [Invited Lecture], Missions and Frontiers: perspectives on early modern missionary catholicism, Moore Institute, NUIG , 05-JUN-13 - 05-JUN-13.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2006) Historiographical developments in early modern religious history. [Invited Oral Presentation], Irish Historical Society Special Panel on Religious History, Boston College, Dublin , 05-DEC-06 - 05-DEC-06.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain, Robert Armstrong, Julia Hofmann, Patrick Walsh (2011) 'Christian Ireland and its neighbours: the Insular Christianity 1530-1750. [Invited Oral Presentation], Irish Historical Society Special Panel on Insular Christianity Project, Boston College, Dublin , 29-MAR-11 - 29-MAR-11.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain; (2000) The Social and Cultural Formation of an Irish Nuncio. [Invited Lecture], Symposium on Irish Ecclesiastical History, Irish College, Rome , 07-MAY-00 - 07-MAY-00.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain; (2001) The Counter-Reformation and the Women of Catholic Ireland. [Invited Lecture], Women at home, women abroad' conference, TCD , 23-FEB-01 - 23-FEB-01.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain; (2003) Pádraigín Haicéad and the Munster army 1645-7. [Invited Lecture], Comhdháil Lae ar Léann na Gaeilge - Ómós don Ollamh Tomás Ó Con Cheanainn, UCD , 06-DEC-03.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain; (2003) Parliaments, councils and assemblies': Moral communities of Governance. [Invited Lecture], Communities in Early Modern Ireland, UCD , 07-SEP-03 - 07-SEP-03.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain; (2003) Interdisciplinary conference on the topic of community in Early Modern Ireland. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Communities in Early Modern Ireland, UCD , 05-SEP-03 - 07-SEP-03.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain; (2004) Irish Diplomatic Missions to Rome in the 1640s. [Invited Lecture], Third International Conference of the Irish in Europe Project, NUIM campus, St. Kieran¿s College, Kilkenny , 15-MAY-04.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain; (2005) 'The GAA and notions of Irish Identity in the 1930s'. [Invited Lecture], Sports History Ireland, Inaugural Conference,, Humanities Institute of Ireland, UCD , 14-FEB-05.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain; (2007) Peter Pazmany and the fate of catholics in Britain and Ireland. [Invited Lecture], The Culture of Disputation in Early Modern Ireland, HII, UCD , 20-JUN-07 - 20-JUN-07.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain; (2007) Symposium on Religious Controversy. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Culture of Disputation in Early Modern Ireland, HII, UCD , 20-JUN-07 - 20-JUN-07.
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin; (2008) Bishops as Instruments of Leadership of Early Modern Catholic Reform in Non-Catholic European States: the Cases of Ireland and Turkish Hungary Considered¿. [Invited Oral Presentation], CIHEC British-dutch Colloquium: 'Religious Leadership', School of History, University of Kent, Canterbury , 10-APR-08 - 13-APR-08.
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin; (2008) Disappointing Friends: France and the Confederate Catholics of Ireland, 1642-48. [International Refereed Conference], Interactions et Transferts entre la France et les Isles Brittanniques, 1640-60, Université Paris 13 , 25-JAN-08 - 26-JAN-06.
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin; (2008) ¿The Miraculous Mathematics of the World¿: Proving the existence of God in Cardinal Péter Pázmány¿s Kalauz. [International Refereed Conference], Ecclesiastical History Society Summer Conference 2008, 'God's Bounty? The Churches and the Natural World, NUIG, , 23-JUL-08 - 26-JUL-08.
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin; (2009) Co-chair of Organising Committee. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Insular Christianity 1550-1730 1: 'Catholic and Presbyterian: alternative establishments, Trinity College Dublin , 02-JUN-09 - 03-JUN-09.
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin; (2009) Catholic Episcopal leadership in non-Catholic Early Modern States. [International Refereed Conference], Insular Christianity 1550-1730 1: 'Catholic and Presbyterian: alternative establishments¿, Trinity College Dublin , 02-JUN-09 - 03-JUN-09.
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin; (2009) The Church of Ireland and the Native Irish Population in Plantation Ulster. [Invited Oral Presentation], Ibis annual conference:Protestant traditions and the paths to peace: Beyond the legacies of plantation¿, Global Irish Institute, UCD , 09-JUN-09 - 09-JUN-09.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain; (2010) The Plantation of Ulster. [Invited Lecture], Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Symposium on Plantation, Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Square , 11-OCT-10 - 11-OCT-10.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain; (2010) The Church of Ireland and the native Irish in plantation Ulster. [Invited Lecture], THE CHURCH OF IRELAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY CONFERENCE, Christ Church Cathedral , 20-NOV-10 - 20-NOV-10.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain; (2010) ¿The Politics of Confessional Alignment in Early Modern Ireland¿. [Invited Lecture], MacMillan Center Initiative on Religion, Politics, & Society,Yale, Rosenkranz Hall, Yale University , 08-FEB-10 - 08-FEB-10.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain; (2010) Recent developments in the historiography of Catholicism in Ireland in the seventeenth century. [Invited Lecture], ¿New directions in research on religion in early modern Ireland¿, UCD Humanities Institute of Ireland , 07-OCT-10 - 07-OCT-10.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain; (2010) Bridging the Ethnic Divide? Creating a Catholic Identity in Early Modern Ireland. [Invited Lecture], THE LANGUAGES AND TEXTS OF THE CATHOLIC REFORMS IN EUROPE AND THE AMERICAS (XVI-XXI CENT.), University of Naples ¿L¿Orientale¿ , 04-NOV-10 - 04-NOV-10.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain; (2010) Second Insular Christianity Network International Conference. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Celtic Christianities, Humanities Institute of Ireland, UCD , 19-MAR-10 - 20-MAR-10.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2011) The Aphorismical Discovery and the Politics of the Dead. [Invited Lecture], Tudor and Stuart Ireland Conference, UCD , 03-SEP-11 - 03-NOV-12.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2011) The third symposium held under the auspices of the IRCHSS-funded Insular Christianity project. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Insular Christianity Symposium 3: The Early Modern Bible, Trinity College Dublin , 27-MAY-11 - 28-MAY-11.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2011) Session 4C. [Chaired Session], Tudor and Stuart Ireland Conference, UCD , 03-SEP-11 - 03-SEP-11.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2012) Catholic Hierarchies in partibus infidelium. [Invited Lecture], Catholic Reformation Research Workshop, University of Birmingham , 09-JUN-12 - 09-JUN-12.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2012) Session 4A. [Chaired Session], Representations of Ireland, Károli Gáspár University, Budapest , 31-AUG-12 - 31-AUG-12.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2012) Cardinal Péter Pázmány and the Guide to the Divine Truth. [Invited Lecture], 'Networks and Identities in the Catholic Reformation', Moore Institute, NUIG , 27-APR-12 - 27-APR-12.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2012) State Power and the Inculcation of Religious Change. [Invited Lecture], Beyond the Island: Transnational Approaches to History, Moore Institute, NUIG , 20-APR-12 - 20-APR-12.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2012) Delivered Paper 'Italian perceptions of Irish Catholicism during the 1640s'. [Invited Lecture], Representations of Ireland, Károli Gáspár University , 31-AUG-12 - 31-AUG-12.
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2012) An Imperial Parallel: The Catholic Reformation in Habsburg Hungary and Stuart Ireland. [Invited Lecture], Catholic Historical Society of Ireland Annual Conference: 'Ireland Empire and Christian Civilisation', NUIM , 02-NOV-12 - 02-NOV-12.
Ó'hAnnracháin, T.; (2005) Place and Memory in the new Ireland. [Other], Fifth EFACIS Conference, Gothenburg , 05-DEC-05 - 08-DEC-05.
O hAnnrachain, T.; (2006) Politics of Dead Bodies conference. [Invited Lecture], Politics of Dead Bodies conference, Centre for History of the Body, UCD , 10-MAR-06 - 10-MAR-06.
O hAnnrachain, T.; (2006) Battle of the Boyne Conference. [Invited Lecture], Battle of the Boyne Conference, Drogheda , 27-APR-06 - 28-APR-06.
O hAnnrachain, T.; (2006) Empires of Religion Conference. [International Refereed Conference], Empires of Religion Conference, Global Irish Institute, UCD , 20-JUN-06 - 21-JUN-07.
Tadhg Ó hAnnrachain; (1999) Lost in Rinuccinis Shadow: The Irish Clergy, 1645-9. [Invited Lecture], Kingdoms in Crisis Conference, St. Patrick?s College, Drumcondra , 01-MAR-99.
Tadhg Ó hAnnrachain; (1998) The Organisation of the Counter-Reformation Church in Ireland, 1618-1641. [Invited Lecture], Conference on the Roots of Sectarianism in Ireland, University College Dublin , 01-JUN-98.
Tadhg Ó hAnnrachain; (1998) Disrupted and disruptive: continental influence on the Confederate Catholics of Ireland. [Invited Lecture], Awkward Neighbour Conference, University of Aberdeen , 01-SEP-98.

Committees

Committee : Cost action IS1301 Communities of Interpretation
Committee : Catholic Historical Society
Committee : Editorial Committee of Commentarius Rinuccinianus translation project
Committee : Executive Committee, Historical Association of Ireland
 

Education

Year 1995 Institution: European University Institute , Florence
Qualification: PhD Subject:
Year 1986 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: MPhil Subject:
Year 1984 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: BA Subject:

Languages

Gaeilge:
French:
German:
Hungarian:
Italian:
English:
Latin:

Consultancy

Client: The Council for the Humanities of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
Client: RTE, TG4, BBC,S4C, ABC, Newstalk, Dublin City FM, Channel 5

Outreach Activities

Mock interviews for second level students, 7 October 2014, Sion Hill College
Mock interviews for second level students, 10 May 2016, Sion Hill College.
Lecture entitled 'Was sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Ireland unusually violent in a European context?' to Claremorris Historical Society, 19 October 2015.
Lecture entitled 'Religious Migrants in Ireland and Hungary', to Training School for early career researchers, Église Wallonne, Amsterdam, 22 March 2016
Television Broadcast July 2015, TG4/S4C Wales/ ABC in Australia Death or Liberty/ Saoirse nó Sclábhaíocht
Television Broadcast March/April 2015 Gafa Sa Túr: Éireannaigh i dTúr Londan

Television Broadcast August 2014 TG4/Channel 5 UK An Long Caillte (The Lost Ship)

Television Broadcast November 2011 BBC Plandáil (Plantation)
Television broadcast March TG4 2007 Anamnocht (Tailteann Games)

Television broadcast January 2006 TG4 Sam Maguire 

Television broadcast February 2005 RTE 1 Leargas (The Irish Merchant Navy)
Television broadcast December 2004 TG4 Cogar (Irish representation, Spain 1936)

Television broadcast September 2004 TG4 La Nina Bonita agus Róisín Dubh (International Brigades)
Television broadcast March 2004 RTE 1 Leargas (German Internees, World War Two)

Radio Broadcast September 2009 Dublin City FM Children in Time (Cromwellian Ireland)
Radio broadcast November 2006 Newstalk Talking History (Rebellion of 1641)

Radio Broadcast January 2002 RTE 1 Nuacht (Israeli-Palestinian conflict)

Radio Broadcast November 2005 RTE 1 Vincent Brown Show (The Historical Guy Fawkes)

Radio broadcast August 2005 RTE 1 Reputations (Career of Hugh O¿Neill)

Radio Broadcast February 2004 Cursaí Reatha  (The Middle East)

Radio Broadcast, BBC, Talkback, April 1992, The GAA in Northern Ireland
Chair of Commemorations Debate St Benildus College, 27 April 2016
Lecture and debate on Cromwell in Drogheda to Old Drogheda Society, 4 April 2009
Leaving certificate preparation lecture on the GAA in King's Hospital, 12 March 2007
 

Other Activities

I have acted as reader for a series of prestigious international journals including Historical Journal, The Library, British Catholic History, Irish Historical Studies, Irish Economic and Social History.
External assessor for promotion to Senior Lecturer, University of Liverpool
External Examiner MPhil in Early Modern Studies TCD, 2016-19
External examiner to the BA in Ecclesiastical History, St Patrick's College Maynooth, 2013-2016
External Examination of PhD thesis, UCC 25/09/2006
External Examination of Mlitt thesis 15/02/2006

Publications

Books

Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2015) Catholic Europe, 1592-1648: Centre and Peripheries. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain, (2002) Catholic Reformation in Ireland: The Mission of Rinuccini, 1645-49. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]

Book Chapters

Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin (2017) 'The Biography of Bishop Francis Kirwan: Pii antistitis icon sive de vita et morte D. Francisci Kirovani Rmi. Alladensis Episcopi' In: Anders Jarlert (eds). Spiritual and Ecclesiastical Biographies. Research, Results, and Reading. Stockholm: Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities. , pp.45-53 [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2016) 'The forgotten Connacht massacre of 1647' In: Salvador Ryan (eds). Death and the Irish. Dublin: Wordwell. , pp.78-79 [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2016) 'Catholic Missionary Activity in the Northern Balkans in the Seventeenth Century' In: Alison Forrestal and Sean Alexander Smith (eds). The Frontiers of Mission: Perspectives on Early Modern Missionary Catholicism. Leiden: Brill. [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain, Rona Gordon, Howard Louthan (2015) 'Catholic Reformers: Stanislas Hosius, Melchior Khlesl, and Peter Pazmany' In: Howard Louthan, Graeme Murdock (eds). A companion to the Reformation in Central Europe. Leiden: Brill. , pp.195-222 [DOI] [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2015) 'Bishop Walter Lynch (c. 1593-1663) and the Black Madonna of Győr' In: Salvador Ryan (eds). Treasures of Irish Christianity III To the Ends of the Earth. Dublin: Veritas. , pp.53-57 [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2014) 'Religious Acculturation and Affiliation in Early Modern Gaelic Scotland, Gaelic Ireland, Wales and Cornwall' In: Tadhg O hAnnrachain and Robert Armstrong (eds). Christianities in the Early Modern Celtic World. Basingstoke: Palgrave. , pp.1-13 Link to full text [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2013) ''Removete Lapidem! (Remove the Stone!)'' In: Salvador Ryan and Brendan Leahy (eds). Treasures of Irish Christianity II. Dublin: Veritas. , pp.144-146 [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2013) 'Plantation 1580-1641' In: Alvin Jackson (eds). The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish History. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Link to full text [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain and Robert Armstrong (2013) 'Alternative establishments? Insular Catholicism and Presbyterianism' In: Tadhg O hAnnrachain and Robert Armstrong (eds). Insular Christianity: alternative models of the Church in Britain and Ireland c. 1570c. 1700. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press. , pp.1-27 [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2012) 'Bridging the Ethnic Divide: Creating a Catholic Identity in Early Modern Ireland' In: Tadhg O hAnnrachain (eds). Lingua e testi delle riforme cattoliche in Europa e nelle Americhe. Florence, Italy: Cesati. [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2013) 'The Ascent to Establishment Status: The Evolution of the Irish Catholic Hierarchy, 1600-1649' In: Tadhg O hAnnrachain (eds). Insular Christianity: alternative models of the Church in Britain and Ireland c. 1570c. 1700. UK: Manchester University Press. , pp.190-206 Link to full text [Details]
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin; (2010) 'The Survival of the Catholic Church in Ulster in the era of the Flight of the Earls and the Ulster Plantation' In: David Finnegan, Éamonn Ó Ciardha, M.C. Peters (eds). The Flight of the Earls: Immeacht na nIarlaí. Derry: Guildhall Press. , pp.221-227 [Details]
Ó hAnnracháin, T.; (2009) 'The Maintenance of Habsburg Rule in Early Modern Hungary' In: McKillop, A. & Micheál Ó Siochrú (eds). Forging the State: European State Formation and the Anglo-Scottish Union of 1707. Scotland: Dundee University Press. , pp.87-100 [Details]
Ó hAnnracháin, T.; (2008) 'The Consolidation of Irish Catholicism within a hostile Imperial Framework: A Comparative Study of Early Modern Ireland and Hungary' In: Carey, H (eds). Empires of Religion. London: Palgrave Press. , pp.22-38 [Details]
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin; (2008) 'Les îles Britanniques et l'Irlande' In: Wolfgang Kaiser (eds). L'Europe en conflits: Les affrontements religieux et la genèse de l'Europe moderne vers 1500 vers 1650. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes. , pp.287-319 [Details]
Ó hAnnracháin, T. & Armstrong, R.; (2006) ''Theorizing community in Early Modern Ireland'' In: Armstrong, R. & Ó hAnnracháin, T (eds). Community in Early Modern Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts Press. , pp.13-33 [Details]
Ó hAnnracháin, T.; (2006) ''Parliaments and Assemblies: the ideal of community representation in Early Modern Ireland'' In: Armstrong, R. & Ó hAnnracháin, T (eds). Community in Early Modern Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts Press. , pp.34-50 [Details]
Ó hAnnracháin, T.; (2006) ''Confederate diplomatic missions to Rome in the 1640s'' In: O¿Connor, T. & Lyons, M-A (eds). Irish Communities in Early Modern Europe. Dublin: Four Courts Press. , pp.395-408 [Details]
Ó hAnnracháin, T.; (2005) ''In imitation of that holy patron of prelates the blessed St. Charles: Episcopal activity in Ireland and the formation of a confessional identity, 1618-1653'' In: Ford, A. & McCafferty, J (eds). The Origins of Sectarianism in Ireland. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. , pp.73-94 [Details]
Ó hAnnrachain, T.; (2003) 'A Typical Anomaly? The Success of the Irish Counter-Reformation' In: Clarke, H. & Devlin, J (eds). European Encounters: Essays in Memory of Albert Lovett. Dublin: University College Dublin Press. , pp.78-94 [Details]
Ó hAnnracháin, T.; (2003) 'Theory in the Absence of Fact: Irish Women and the Catholic Reformation' In: Meek, C (eds). Pawns or Players: Studies on Medieval and Early Modern Women. Dublin: Four Courts Press. , pp.141-154 [Details]
Ó hAnnrachain, T.; (2002) 'Disrupted and disruptive: continental influence on the Confederate Catholics of Ireland' In: Macinnes, A.I. & and Ohlmeyer, J (eds). The Stuart Kingdoms in the Seventeenth Century. Dublin: Four Courts Press. , pp.135-150 [Details]
Ó hAnnrachain, T.; (2001) 'The Strategic Involvement of Continental Powers in Ireland 1596-1691' In: Lenihan, P (eds). Conquest and Resistance: War in Seventeenth Century Ireland. *: Brill Academic Publishers. , pp.25-51 [Details]
Ó hAnnrachain, T.; (2001) 'Lost in Rinuccinis Shadow: The Irish Clergy, 1645-9' In: Ó Siochrú, M (eds). Kingdoms in Crisis: Ireland in the 1640s. Dublin: Four Courts Press. , pp.176-191 [Details]
Ó hAnnrachain, T.; (2000) 'Though Hereticks and politicians should misdoubt their good zeal: Political Ideology and Catholicism in Early Modern Ireland' In: Ohlmeyer, J (eds). Political Thought in Seventeenth-Century Ireland. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. , pp.155-175 [Details]
Ó hAnnrachain, T.; (1997) 'Rebels and Confederates: The Stance of the clergy in the 1640s' In: Young, J (eds). Celtic Dimensions of the British Civil Wars. Edinburgh: John Donald. , pp.96-115 [Details]

Edited Books

Tadhg O hAnnrachain and Robert Armstrong (Ed.). (2014) Christianities in the Early Modern Celtic World. Basingstoke,UK: Palgrave MacMillan. [DOI] [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain and Robert Armstrong (Ed.). (2013) Insular Christianity: alternative models of the Church in Britain and Ireland c. 1570c. 1700. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press. [Details]
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin and Robert Armstrong (Ed.). (2006) Community in Early Modern Ireland, edited with Robert Armstrong. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2017) 'Finding the Future in the Past: Péter Pázmány¿s Felelet'. Reformation and Renaissance Review, 19 (1):64-72. [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2015) 'The Bishop¿s Role in Two Non-Catholic States The Cases of Ireland and Turkish Hungary Considered'. Church History and Religious Culture, 95 :1-15. Link to full text [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2014) 'Disappointing friends: France and the Confederate Catholics of Ireland, 1642-48'. E-rea : Revue Électronique d'Études sur le Monde Anglophone, 11 (2):1-15. Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2012) 'Giovanni Battista Rinuccini and the Confederate Catholics of Ireland'. Shiso, 1063 :192-207. Link to full text [Details]
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin; (2010) 'The Miraculous Mathematics of the World'. Studies in Church History, 46 . Link to full text [Details]
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin; (2009) 'Guerre de religion ou guerre ethnique? les conflits religieux en Irlande 1500 1650'. Revue historique, 649 :65-97. Link to full text [Details]
Ó hAnnracháin, T.; (2008) 'The Heroic Importance of Sport: The GAA in the 1930s'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 25 (10):1326-1337. Link to full text [Details]
Ó'hAnnracháin, T.; (2008) 'The poet and mutinies: the collapse of the Munster army 1645-7'. Proceedings of Royal Irish Academy, 108 :65-74. [Details]
Ó hAnnracháin, T.; (2005) 'Catholicism in Early Modern Ireland and Britain'. History Compass, . [Details]
Ó'hAnnracháin, T.; (2004) 'Conflicting loyalties, conflicted rebels: Political and Religious allegiance among the Confederate Catholics of Ireland'. English Historical Review, 119 . [Details]
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin; (1993) 'Vatican diplomacy and the mission of Rinuccini to Ireland'. Archivium Hibernicum, 47 :77-87. Link to full text [Details]

Other Journals

Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin (2015) 'The Society of Jesus and Issues of Political and Ecclesiastical Authority in Ireland, 1640-48' Studies 103 (412) :414-427. [Details]
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin, William Kelly, Micheál Ó Siochrú, Gráinne McLaughlin, John Morrill, Anna Chahoud; (2008) 'Commentarius Rinuccinianus' History Ireland 16 (2) :Insert 1-6. [Details]
     

Dictionary Entry

Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin; (2004) Geoffrey Baron. Oxford: Dictionary Entry [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2004) Nicholas Plunkett. Oxford: Dictionary Entry [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2004) Richard Bellings. Oxford: Dictionary Entry [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2004) Thomas Fleming. Oxford: Dictionary Entry [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2004) GianBattista Rinuccini. Oxford: Dictionary Entry [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2009) Peter Lombard. Cambridge: Dictionary Entry [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2009) Conor O'Mahony. Cambridge: Dictionary Entry [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2009) Malachy O'Queely. Cambridge: Dictionary Entry [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2009) PierFrancesco Scarampi. Cambridge: Dictionary Entry [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2009) GianBattista Rinuccini. Cambridge: Dictionary Entry [Details]
Ó hAnnracháin, T.; (2009) Robert Chamberlain. Cambridge: Dictionary Entry [Details]
                   

Newspaper Articles

Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2017) Building a New Catholicism in Early Modern Europe. Dublin: Newspaper Articles [Details]
                       

Reviews

Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin (2017) Eötvös, Baron József. 2015. Poverty in Ireland 1837- A Hungarian¿s View; Szegénység Irlandban. Trans. Paul Sohar and László Bakos. Dublin: Phaeton Publishing Ltd. Pittsburgh: Reviews Available Online [Details]
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin (2017) Religion and Greater Ireland. Leiden: Reviews [Details]
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin (2017) Danielle McCormack The Stuart restoration and the English in Ireland. Cambridge: Reviews [Details]
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin (2016) Gaelic Intellectual Activity on the Continent. Boston: Reviews [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2014) Elaine Murphy (ed.), A Calendar of Material relating to Ireland from the High Court of Admiralty 1641-1660 (Dublin: Irish Manuscripts Commission, 2011). Reviews [Details]
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin (2016) The Last Cavalier Richard Talbot (1631-91), by Pádraig Lenihan. Oxford: Reviews Available Online [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2012) Ireland and Spain in the Reign of Philip II by Enrique García Hernán (trans. Liam Liddy). Reviews [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2009) Catholic Revival in the North of Ireland by Brian Mac Cuarta. Reviews [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2004) The Ormond Lordship in County Kilkenny 1515-1642: The Rise and Fall of Butler Feudal Power by David Edwards. Reviews [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2001) The World of Geoffrey Keating History Myth and Religion in 17th Century Ireland Bernadette Cunningham. Reviews [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (1994) Ulster 1641: Aspects of the Rising edited by Brian Mac Cuarta. Reviews [Details]
Tadhg O hAnnrachain (1992) Women in Early Modern Ireland. Reviews [Details]
     

Working Paper

Tadhg O hAnnrachain; (2010) The Church of Ireland and the native Irish population in plantation Ulster. Institute for British-Irish Studies, UCD: Working Paper Available Online [Details]
                                   

Review Articles

Tadhg O hAnnrachain (1994) Seventeenth century dynamics: Buckingham and Ireland 1616-28 by Victor Treadwell; Confederate Ireland 1642-49 by Micheál Ó Siochrú; The Williamite War in Ireland by Richard Doherty. Review Articles [Details]
                       

Interview

Tadhg O hAnnrachain (2015) Interview: Ireland in the 1640s and 1650s. Claremorris: Interview [Details]
         

Research

Research Interests

My principal research interests are in the history of Early Modern Ireland and the European Counter-Reformation. Between 2008 and 2011 I was the joint principal investigator in the IRCHSS-funded project, Insular Christianity. The goal of the project was to break down some of the barriers between the study of confessional or national groups, and to encourage the study of religious history in the widest senses, from the theological to the social, from visual culture to political engagement. As such it targeted particular themes and topics, ripe for collaborative investigation, and with wider resonances within and beyond these islands.

At the heart of the project was the development of a scholarly network which focused on three successive symposia, 'Catholic and Presbyterian: alternative establsihments' (Spring 2009), 'Celtic Christianities: appropriations and adaptations' (Spring 2010) and 'The Early Modern Bible: Controversy, Exegisis and Diffusion (2011), the last of these coinciding with the quatercentenary of the publication of the King James Bible, held in Dublin in successive years. The symposia were not standard academic conference. Firstly, the papers, commissioned in advance, were intended to stand mid-way between the standard, specialized conference paper or journal article, and the textbook-style overview. Secondly, the papers were submitted in advance, and ciruclated to all other participants in a closed website, to allow for comment and exchange of views in advance of the symposium itself which allowed participants to benefit from the expertise of colleagues working adjacent fields or in a different national context.

The first volume to emerge from this project, Insular Christianity: alternative models of the Church in Britain and Ireland c. 1570 c. 1700 (Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2012) appeared at the end of 2012. The second volume, Christianities in the Early Modern Celtic World was published by Palgrave in 2014. The third volume, The English Bible in the Early Modern World will appear from Brill in 2016.

My monograph Catholic Europe, 1592-1648: Centre and Periphery was published by Oxford University Press in October 2015. My current research projects are to finish a book on Catholic narrative histories of the 1640s, to continue my work on the comparative history of the inculcation of religious change in Habsburg Hungary and Stuart Ireland, and to begin a new project on confessional migration in Early Modern Europe.

I am currently mentoring a post-doctoral fellow,Sean Smith, whose research project is entitled "Succeeding the Jesuits: 
politics, piety and the Congregation of the Mission in eighteenth century Europe" and which re-evaluates the suppression of the Jesuits in terms of an internal restructuring of European Catholicism.

Research Projects

Sponsor : Irish Research Council (IRC)
Title : Succeeding the Jesuits: politics, piety and the Congregation of the Mission in eighteenth century Europe
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-15 / 30-SEP-17
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Tom Kettle 100, one day symposium, Friday 9 September 2016 (Decade of Centenaries)
Start Date / End Date : 20-OCT-14 / 31-DEC-16
Sponsor : Irish Research Council (IRC)
Title : The Inculcation of Religious Change in Kildare and Sussex, 1558-1640: A Comparative Study
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-14 / 30-SEP-15
Sponsor : The Wellcome Trust (WT)
Title : Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014
Start Date / End Date : 30-SEP-14 / 30-DEC-14
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)
Title : Insular Christianity 1530-1750: the evolution of Irish and British religious communities
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-09 / 31-AUG-11
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)
Title : Peoples of seventeenth-century Ireland: Aristotelianism and ethnicity before race
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-09 / 30-SEP-10
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Disputatio Apologetica
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAY-12 / 31-OCT-13
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Yehuda Shenhav
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAY-12 / 31-OCT-13

Recent Postgraduates

I supervise graduate work in all the major areas of my research and teaching interests. I contribute to the flourishing MA programme in Early Modern History. I initiated and taught the Religion and Society MA within the School of History and Archives, although this is in abeyance since I became Head of School

My most recent PhD students are Aiden Coleman Bcomm, MA completed who his PhD under my supervision in 2012 and Jeffrey Cox  who completed in 2015. Prior to becoming Head of School, I supervised on average four MA dissertations per annum.

 

Teaching

Teaching Philosophy

My objectives as a teacher are to empower my students while providing them with core skills in analysis of materials and synthesis of ideas. I attempt to offer them a working model of scholarship, to be emulated and interrogated. I believe that we share ethical responsibilities in the learning process.
         

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

I am an active member of the Early Modern Research strand in UCD and organised a symposium under its auspices in June 2007. I am a member of the Humanities Institute of Ireland and organised a guest lecture as part of its migration network by Professor Heinz Schilling in 2011.

In conjunction with the Global Irish Institute I organised a series of six guest lectures which brought Peter Berger, Jose Casanova, Barbara Diefendorfer, Tina Beattie, Yehuda Shenhav and Philip Gorski to UCD.


External Collaborators

In 2008 I was commissioned to act as one of the authors of the text for the history examination in the agrégation, the most important and prestigious general examination in France.

From 2008-2012 I was the co-director of the Insular Christianity network which linked more than forty of the most eminent historians of early modern Britain and Ireland for intensive project-centred work on religious change within the archipelago 1500-1750.

In 2009 and 2010 I acted as a referee for Historical Journal (ESF-ranked INTL 1). I have also acted as referee for Irish Historical Studies, British Catholic History and The Library.In February 2010 I was funded by the MacMillan Centre Initiative on Religion, Politics and Society to serve as visiting professor in the centre at Yale university. In November 2010 I was the funded delegate from Ireland to the Lingua e testi delle riforme cattoliche in Europa e nelle Americhe project in Work in the Università di Napoli L¿Orientale.Since 2012, I am a member of the international scientific committee of Dingir. Tascabili di Storia di Religioni, a series on the history of religion published by Aracne in Italy. This series publishes works both for specialists and for a wider audience which, stemming from the analysis of phenomena traditionally characterised sub specie religionis, aim to stimulate and promote the historical-comparative study of civilizations.

Since January 2014 I am the exetrnal examiner in ecclesiastical history to St Patrick's College Maynooth.