Ms. Mary Clancy

BA, M.A.

Contact Details

Lecturer
Women's Studies

T: Ext. 5347
E: mary.clancy@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Research Interests

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.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2014) 'Saothar: Journal Of The Irish Labour History Society'
Clancy, M; Cunningham, J; Marley, L (2014) 'Saothar: Journal Of The Irish Labour History Society'. Saothar: Journal Of The Irish Labour History Society, [Details]
(2013) 'Saothar: Journal of the Irish Labour History Society'
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]
(2012) 'Joint editors'
Clancy, M., Cunningham, J. (2012) 'Joint editors'. Saothar: Journal Of The Irish Labour History Society, 37 :1-148 [Details]
(2012) 'Editorial: Labour and decade of centenaries'
Clancy, M., Cunningham, J. (2012) 'Editorial: Labour and decade of centenaries'. Saothar: Journal Of The Irish Labour History Society, 37 :3-4 [Details]
(2011) 'Women: Special Edition'
Mary Clancy and John Cunningham (2011) 'Women: Special Edition'. Saothar: Journal Of The Irish Labour History Society, 36 [Details]
(2000) 'Oral History and Biography'
Clancy, M; Clear, C; Nic Giolla Choille, T; Hayes, A (2000) 'Oral History and Biography'. Ucg Women'S Studies Review, 7 :i-240 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2013) 'Women in the Union'
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]
(2007) ''Occupied and Earning: Child, Girl and Women Workers in County Donegal''
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]
(2007) ''Women of the West: campaigning for the vote in early twentieth century Galway, c.1911-c.1915''
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]
(2006) ''Memories, Histories and Narratives''
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]
(1999) ''Shaping the Nation: Women in the Free State Parliament, 1923-1937''
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]
(1996) ''The Western Outpost: Local Government and Women's Suffrage in County Galway 1898-1918''
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]
(1990) ''Aspects of Women's Contribution to the Oireachtas debate in the Irish Free State, 1922-1937''
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]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(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'.
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]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
(2009) Teaching Empires. Gender and Transnational Citizenship in Europe.
Mary Clancy and Andrea Peto (Ed.). (2009) Teaching Empires. Gender and Transnational Citizenship in Europe Teaching Empires. Gender and Transnational Citizenship in Europe. Stockholm and Utrecht: Athena. [Details]
(1991) The Emigrant Experience.
Clancy, Mary, John (F) Cunningham, Alf MacLochlainn (Ed.). (1991) The Emigrant Experience The Emigrant Experience. Galway: Galway Labour History Group. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2015) Rural History 2015 Conference,
Clancy, Mary (2015) The Politics of Women's Agency in rural Industrial Relief, late 19th - early 20th century Ireland. [Conference Paper], Rural History 2015 Conference, Girona, Spain , 07-SEP-15 - 10-SEP-15. [Details]
(2013) Rural History Conference,
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. [Details]
(2012) Gender, Identities and Discourses: Art, Archives and Public Sphere: Memories in the West of Ireland, Moore Institute,
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. [Details]
(2012) Ada English Summer School, Ballinasloe,
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. [Details]
(2012) The Politics of Location Revisited: 8th European Feminist Research Conference, Budapest,
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. [Details]
(2011) Inaugural Public Talk, Gender ARC Research Alliance,
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. [Details]
(2011) Gender ARC Research Alliance Conference,
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. [Details]
(2011) Atgender Spring Conference, Utrecht,
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. [Details]
(2011) Women's History Network Conference, London,
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. [Details]
(2011) Irish Labour History Seminar, Dublin,
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. [Details]
(2011) Irish Studies Public Lecture,
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. [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2016 Service to the University (25 Years) Award Scroll NUI Galway
2015 Award for Innovation Partnership (Explore) NUI Galway
2010 European Lifelong Learning Programme Certificate of Recognition European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
ATGENDER, The European Association for Gender Research, Education and Documentation Founder Member (former Athena participant). Joint working group organiser, Gender and Public History /
European Rural History Organisation Member /
Feminist History Forum (1987) Founder Member /
Gender ARC Research Network, NUI Galway/UL To promote gender research /
Women's History Association of Ireland Member, Executive Committee, 2009-2012; adjudicator, MacCurtain/Cullen Prize in Irishwomen's history; Anna Parnell Travel grant /
Irish Labour History Society Honorary President /
Heritage Forum, Galway City Council Committee Member 27-NOV-13 /

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
UCG Women's Studies Review Editorial Board Member of Editorial Board /
Centre for Global Women's Studies, NUI Galway Executive Board Member /
NUI Galway Equality Sub-Committee (2005-2008) Board Member /

Languages

  Language
French
Gaeilge

Community Engagement

  Title Type From / To
Board Membership Heritage Forum, Galway City Council 01-SEP-13 / 31-DEC-14

Reviews

  Journal Role
Critical Social Policy Reviewer
Journal Of The Galway Archaeological And Historical Society Reviewer
Women'S Studies International Forum Reviewer

Teaching Interests

Women's suffrage and politics
The historiography of women and gender in history
Gender in European women's histories and contemporary lives
Academic, personal and political life-stories and archival research  
Emigrant Life-Stories and Emigration from Ireland
Conceptualising the West of Ireland and rural histories
Project-led research in teaching, notably through exhibits, art, photography, radio and film documentary



Recent Postgraduate Students

  Graduation Name Degree Primary Supervisor
2012 Carol Staunton

Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
2013-17 Historical Debates & Controversies: Studies in Historiography HI503 Women's History
2015-17 History & Narrative in Gender Research GG6107 Gender in Archival and Historical Research
2008-2014 BA with Global Women's Studies BWM Co-Ordinator, Year 3
2008-15 MA in Gender, Globalisation & Rights GG111 Historical Perspectives
2010-2014 Placement, BA with Global Women's Studies WM305 Placement
2008-2014 Field Trip, BA with Global Women's Studies WM304 Field Trip
Semester 1 and Semester 2 Thinking Differently: European Women's Studies WS 821/2 Co-Ordinator
2010-14 Advocacy, Media & Civic Engagement, BA with Global Women's Studies WM303 Advocacy, Media & Civic Engagement
2020-14 Learning Abroad: Transforming Experience, BA with Global Women's Studies WM307 Learning Abroad

Internal Collaborators

  Name Description of Collaboration
Explore: Innovation through student & staff collaboration
Projects relating to past staff and students and women students and staff of the university.
Irish Research Council New Foundations Scheme
Community Knowledge Initiative
Moore Institute
Gender ARC Research Network

External Collaborators

  Name Organisation / Institute Country Description of Collaboration
Athena: Advanced Thematic Network in European Women's Studies (2004-2009) 80 institutes (approximately)
The production of conferences and texts in relation to European women's studies and gender archival research.
Galway County Council County Council and UachtarArts
Art and Archives Public Symposium
Atgender: The European Association for Gender Research, Education and Documentation
Gender research, conference and workshop papers and publishing