Choosing a course is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make! View our courses and see what our students and lecturers have to say about the courses you are interested in at the links below.
Each year more than 4,000 choose NUI Galway as their University of choice. Find out what life at NUI Galway is all about here.
About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a rang of key areas of expertise.
Business & Industry
Guiding Breakthrough Research at NUI Galway
We explore and facilitate commercial opportunities for the research community at NUI Galway, as well as facilitating industry partnership.
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Ms. Mary Clancy BA, M.A.
| 1) Women and politics in Ireland, 1880-1937. Analysis of gender and citizenship, as expressed at local and national level in Ireland, in the context of international developments and influences.
2) Researching life stories, through the media of text, image, artefact, sound and word, especially in relation to those ordinarily excluded from formal historical narratives.
3) Gender and labour with particular attention to sweated labour, domestic work, rural home industries and emigrant labour.
|O'Connor Lysaght, D.R. editor (2013) 'Women in the Union' In: 100 Years of Liberty Hall: Papers on the History of SIPTU. Dublin: ILHS. [Details]|
|Breathnach, Ciara (2007) ''Occupied and Earning: Child, Girl and Women Workers in County Donegal'' In: Framing the West: Images of Rural Ireland 1891-1920. Dublin and Portland, OR: Irish Academic Press. [Details]|
|Louise Ryan and Margaret Ward (2007) ''Women of the West: campaigning for the vote in early twentieth century Galway, c.1911-c.1915'' In: Irish Women and the Vote: Becoming Citizens. Dublin: Irish Academic Press. [Details]|
|Andrea Peto and Berteke Waaldjik (2006) ''Memories, Histories and Narratives'' In: Teaching With Memories: European Women's Histories in International and Interdisciplinary Classrooms. Galway: Women's Studies Centre, NUI, Galway. [Details]|
|Yvonne Galligan et al (1999) ''Shaping the Nation: Women in the Free State Parliament, 1923-1937'' In: Contesting Politics: Women in Ireland, North and South. Colorado: Westview Press. [Details]|
|Gerard Moran, Raymond Gillespie and William Nolan (1996) ''The Western Outpost: Local Government and Women's Suffrage in County Galway 1898-1918'' In: Galway History & Society: Interdisciplinary Essays on the History of an Irish County. Dublin: Geography Publications. [Details]|
|Maria Luddy and Cliona Murphy (1990) ''Aspects of Women's Contribution to the Oireachtas debate in the Irish Free State, 1922-1937'' In: Women Surviving: Studies in Irish Women's History in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Dublin: Poolbeg. [Details]|
|Mary Clancy and Andrea Peto (Ed.). (2009) Teaching Empires. Gender and Transnational Citizenship in Europe. Stockholm and Utrecht: Athena. [Details]|
|Clancy, Mary, John (F) Cunningham, Alf MacLochlainn (Ed.). (1991) The Emigrant Experience. Galway: Galway Labour History Group. [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Clancy, M; Cunningham, J; Marley, L (2014) 'Saothar: Journal Of The Irish Labour History Society'. Saothar: Journal Of The Irish Labour History Society, . [Details]|
|Mary Clancy and John Cunningham, joint editors (2013) 'Saothar: Journal of the Irish Labour History Society'. Saothar: Journal Of The Irish Labour History Society, 38 . [Details]|
|Clancy, M., Cunningham, J. (2012) 'Joint editors'. Saothar: Journal Of The Irish Labour History Society, 37 :1-148. [Details]|
|Clancy, M., Cunningham, J. (2012) 'Editorial: Labour and decade of centenaries'. Saothar: Journal Of The Irish Labour History Society, 37 :3-4. [Details]|
|Mary Clancy and John Cunningham (2011) 'Women: Special Edition'. Saothar: Journal Of The Irish Labour History Society, 36 . [Details]|
|Clancy, M; Clear, C; Nic Giolla Choille, T; Hayes, A (2000) 'Oral History and Biography'. Ucg Women'S Studies Review, 7 :i-240. [Details]|
|Clancy, Mary (2009) Historical Dossier - Ireland National Report: A Commentary on the Work and Scope of Women's Studies in Ireland' in The Making of European Women's Studies'. ATHENA, Advanced Thematic Network in Activities in Women's Studies in Europe, Utrecht, the Netherlands. [Details]|
|Association: ATGENDER, The European Association for Gender Research, Education and Documentation, Function/Role: Founder Member (former Athena participant). Joint working group organiser, Gender and Public History|
|Association: Women's History Association of Ireland, Function/Role: Member, Executive Committee, 2009-2012; adjudicator, MacCurtain/Cullen Prize in Irishwomen's history; Anna Parnell Travel grant|
|Association: Irish Labour History Society, Function/Role: Member. Honorary President|
|Association: Heritage Forum, Galway City Council, Function/Role: Committee Member|
|Mary Clancy (2013) Conference held under auspices of the European Rural History Organisation. [Conference Paper], Rural History Conference, Bern, Switzerland , 20-AUG-13 - 22-AUG-13.|
|Clancy, M (2012) 'Voting for women in Ireland, 1912-1922: A Place for Ada English'. [Invited Lecture], Ada English Summer School, Ballinasloe, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway , 05-MAY-12 - 05-MAY-12.|
|Clancy, M (2012) Paper, 'Recruiting peace and war: gender and public agency during the First World War'. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], The Politics of Location Revisited: 8th European Feminist Research Conference, Budapest, Budapest, Hungary , 17-MAY-12 - 19-MAY-12.|
|Clancy, M, Clear. C and Byrne, A (2012) Workshop, academics, students, artists, local researchers and radio producers. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Gender, Identities and Discourses: Art, Archives and Public Sphere: Memories in the West of Ireland, Moore Institute, Moore Institute, NUI, Galway , 09-MAR-12 - 09-MAR-12.|
|Clancy, M (2011) 'Public Memory and Women Workers: Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 25th March, 1911'. [Invited Lecture], Irish Labour History Seminar, Dublin, Dublin , 19-NOV-11 - 19-NOV-11.|
|Clancy, M (2011) Chair: Hanna and Her Sisters: The Lives of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington and Margaret Sheehy Culhane Casey, as told by their granddaughters. [Chaired Session], Irish Studies Public Lecture, NUI,Galway , 29-MAR-11 - 29-MAR-11.|
|Clancy, M (2011) Strand:Gender and Public History: Stories of the self, constructions of the nation. [Co-chaired Session], Atgender Spring Conference, Utrecht, Utrecht , 09-APR-11 - 10-APR-11.|
|Clancy, M (2011) 'Representing in Public: Women and Politics, early 20th century Ireland'. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Gender ARC Research Alliance Conference, Moore Institute, NUI, Galway , 10-MAY-11 - 10-MAY-11.|
|Clancy, M (2011) Chair: Historical Perspectives on International Women's Day, Caitríona Clear, NUI, Galway and Bernadette Whelan, UL. [Chaired Session], Inaugural Public Talk, Gender ARC Research Alliance, NUI, Galway , 11-MAR-11 - 11-MAR-11.|
|Clancy, M (2011) 'Analysis of Philippa Fawcett's Diary of a visit to Ireland with her mother, 4-14 April, 1893'. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Women's History Network Conference, London, London , 09-SEP-11 - 11-SEP-11.|
|Critical Social Policy: Reviewer.|
|Journal Of The Galway Archaeological And Historical Society: Reviewer.|
|Women'S Studies International Forum: Reviewer.|
|Culture Night historical presentations, county Galway and city|
|Women's suffrage and politics in Ireland, Life Stories, Emigration, Labour History, the West of Ireland, art, photography, radio and film documentary.|