Dr. Niall Ó Ciosáin

B.A., Ph.D.

Contact Details

Senior Lecturer
Dept. of History
Room 410, Tower 1
Arts/Science Building
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 3019
E: niall.ociosain@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Niall was born in Dublin and holds a BA from Trinity College Dublin and a PhD from the European University Institute, Florence

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2013) 'Publishing and reading in the Celtic languages 1700-1900: an overview'
Niall Ó Ciosain (2013) 'Publishing and reading in the Celtic languages 1700-1900: an overview'. Cultural And Social History, [Details]
(2011) ''Old languages in a New Country: Publishing and Reading in the Celtic Languages in Nineteenth-Century Australia''
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2011) ''Old languages in a New Country: Publishing and Reading in the Celtic Languages in Nineteenth-Century Australia''. Australian Journal Of Irish Studies, [Details]
(2010) '‘The Poor Inquiry and Irish Society - a consensus theory of truth’'
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2010) '‘The Poor Inquiry and Irish Society - a consensus theory of truth’'. Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, [Details]
(2009) ''114 commissions and 60 committees': phantom figures from a surveillance state'
Ciosain, NO (2009) ''114 commissions and 60 committees': phantom figures from a surveillance state'. Proceedings Of The Royal Irish Academy Section C-Archaeology Celtic Studies History Linguistics Literature, 109 :367-385 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) ''Bibliotheque Bleue, Verte Erin: some aspects of popular printed literature in France and Ireland in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries''
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2005) ''Bibliotheque Bleue, Verte Erin: some aspects of popular printed literature in France and Ireland in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries''. Lisa, 3 (1) [Details]
(2004) 'Print and Irish, 1570-1900: An exception among the Celtic languages?''
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2004) 'Print and Irish, 1570-1900: An exception among the Celtic languages?''. A Journal Of Irish And Irish-American Studies, 5 :73-106 [Details]
(2004) '‘Approaching a folklore archive: the Irish Folklore Commission and the memory of the Great Famine’'
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2004) '‘Approaching a folklore archive: the Irish Folklore Commission and the memory of the Great Famine’'. Folklore, [Details]
(1996) ''Was there 'Silence' about the Famine?''
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1996) ''Was there 'Silence' about the Famine?''. Irish Studies Review, 13 :7-8 [Details]
(1994) 'Hungry Grass: The New Famine Museum in Strokestown''
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1994) 'Hungry Grass: The New Famine Museum in Strokestown''. Circa: Contemporary Visual Culture In Ireland, 68 :24-27 [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2014) Ireland in Official Print Culture 1800-1850.
Ó Ciosáin, Niall (2014) Ireland in Official Print Culture 1800-1850. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]
(2010) Print and Popular Culture in Ireland 1750-1850 (Illustrated paperback edition).
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2010) Print and Popular Culture in Ireland 1750-1850 (Illustrated paperback edition). Dublin: Lilliput Press. [Details]
(1997) Print and Popular Culture in Ireland 1750-1850.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (1997) Print and Popular Culture in Ireland 1750-1850. Basingstoke: Macmillan. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2015) ''Pobal, teanga agus cló: Gaeilge, Breatnais agus Gàidhlig ar fud an domhain sa naoú céad déag'
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2015) ''Pobal, teanga agus cló: Gaeilge, Breatnais agus Gàidhlig ar fud an domhain sa naoú céad déag' In: Máirín nic Eoin et. al. (eag.), Litríocht na Gaeilge ar fud an Domhain: cruthú, caomhnú and athbheochan. Baile Átha Cliath: Comhar. [Details]
(2015) '‘The Celtic languages: visible and invisible’'
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2015) '‘The Celtic languages: visible and invisible’' In: Anna Havinga and Nils Langer (eds.), Invisible Languages in the Nineteenth Century: Historical Sociolinguistics vol.2. Bern: Peter Lang. [Details]
(2015) 'Beart pobail agus délitearthacht san athrú teanga’'
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2015) 'Beart pobail agus délitearthacht san athrú teanga’' In: Niall Ó Ciosáin and John Cunningham (eds.), Culture and Society in Ireland since 1750: essays in honour of Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh. Dublin: Lilliput Press. [Details]
(2013) '‘Popular Song, Readers and Language: printed anthologies of songs in Irish and Scottish Gaelic, 1780-1820’'
O Ciosain, Niall (2013) '‘Popular Song, Readers and Language: printed anthologies of songs in Irish and Scottish Gaelic, 1780-1820’' In: Michael Brown, Catriona Kennedy, John Kirk, and Andrew Noble (eds.), United Islands? Multi-Lingual Radical Poetry and Song in Britain and Ireland, 1770-1820. -: -. [Details]
(2012) '‘Bacaigh agus Boccoughs. Fianaise ar chultúr na Gaeilge sa naoú céad déag’'
O Ciosain, N.B. (2012) '‘Bacaigh agus Boccoughs. Fianaise ar chultúr na Gaeilge sa naoú céad déag’' In: Diarmuid Ó Giolláin agus Stiofán Ó Cadhlaidh (ed.) Léann an Dúchais - Féilscríbhinn Ghearóid Uí Chrualaoich. Cork: Cork University Press. [Details]
(2012) '‘Pious Miscellanies and Spiritual Songs: devotional publishing and reading in Irish and Scottish Gaelic, 1760-1900’'
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2012) '‘Pious Miscellanies and Spiritual Songs: devotional publishing and reading in Irish and Scottish Gaelic, 1760-1900’' In: James Kelly and Ciarán MacMurchaidh (eds.), Linguistic and Cultural Frontiers: English and Irish, 1650-1850. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
(2011) '’Almanacs in the nineteenth century’'
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2011) '’Almanacs in the nineteenth century’' In: The Oxford History of the Irish Book Vol. 4: the nineteenth century. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]
(2011) '‘Pedlars and book distribution’'
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2011) '‘Pedlars and book distribution’' In: The Oxford History of the Irish Book Vol. 4:: the nineteenth century. -: -. [Details]
(2011) '‘Oral culture, literacy and the growth of a popular readership, 1800-1850’'
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2011) '‘Oral culture, literacy and the growth of a popular readership, 1800-1850’' In: The Oxford History of the Irish Book Vol. 4: the nineteenth century. -: -. [Details]
(2009) '‘The Great Irish Famine’'
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2009) '‘The Great Irish Famine’' In: David Forsyth (ed.), The Encyclopaedia of Human Rights. -: -. [Details]
(2007) 'Language, print and the Catholic church in Ireland, 1700-1900''
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2007) 'Language, print and the Catholic church in Ireland, 1700-1900'' In: Donald McNamara (ed.), Which Direction Ireland?. -: Cambridge Scholars Press. [Details]
(2005) ''Introduction''
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2005) ''Introduction'' In: Niall Ó Ciosáin (ed.), Explaining Change in Cultural History: Historical Studies XXIII. -: Dublin: UCD Press. [Details]
(2005) ''Gaelic culture and language shift''
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2005) ''Gaelic culture and language shift'' In: Nineteenth-century Ireland. A guide to recent research. -: UCD Press. [Details]
(2004) 'Creating a new reading public?: Printing in Irish 1880-1920''
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2004) 'Creating a new reading public?: Printing in Irish 1880-1920'' In: Clare Hutton (ed.), The Irish Book in the Twentieth Century. Dublin: Irish Academic Press. [Details]
(2001) ''Famine memory and the popular representation of scarcity''
Ó Ciosáin, N., McBride,I. (2001) ''Famine memory and the popular representation of scarcity'' In: Memory and Commemoration in Irish History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
(1999) 'The Irish Rogues: chapbooks and popular culture''
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1999) 'The Irish Rogues: chapbooks and popular culture'' In: Popular Culture in Ireland 1650-1850. Dublin: Irish Academic Press. [Details]
(1998) ''Was there silence about the Great Famine?''
Niall Ó Ciosáin (1998) ''Was there silence about the Great Famine?'' In: S. Briggs (ed.), Reviewing Ireland. Bath: Salis Press. [Details]
(1998) 'Cumainn rúnda agus seicteachas''
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1998) 'Cumainn rúnda agus seicteachas'' In: Éirí Amach 1798 in Éirinn (Indreabhán, Co. na Gaillimhe: Cló Iar-Chonnachta. [Details]
(1996) 'Boccoughs and God's poor: deserving and undeserving poor in Irish popular culture''
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1996) 'Boccoughs and God's poor: deserving and undeserving poor in Irish popular culture'' In: Ideology and Ireland in the Nineteenth Century. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
(1995) 'Dia, Bia agus na Sasanaigh: an Mistéalach agus íomhá an Ghorta''
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1995) 'Dia, Bia agus na Sasanaigh: an Mistéalach agus íomhá an Ghorta'' In: Gnéithe den Ghorta. Baile Átha Cliath: Coiscéim. [Details]
(1995) ''Printing in Irish and O'Sullivan's Miscellany''
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1995) ''Printing in Irish and O'Sullivan's Miscellany'' In: G. Long (ed.), Books Beyond the Pale: Provincial Printing in Ireland (Dublin: Rare Books Group of the Library Association of Ireland 1996). -: -. [Details]
(1990) 'Printed Popular Literature in Irish: presence and absence''
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1990) 'Printed Popular Literature in Irish: presence and absence'' In: The Origins of Popular Literacy in Ireland: Language Change and Educational Development 1700-1920 (Dublin: TCD and UCD, 1990). [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(1998) IDEOLOGY AND IRELAND IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
O CIOSAIN, N. (1998) Boccoughs and God's poor: Deserving and undeserving poor in Irish popular culture IDEOLOGY AND IRELAND IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY , pp.93-99 [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
(2015) Culture and Society in Ireland since 1750: essays in honour of Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh.
Niall Ó Ciosáin, John Cunningham (Ed.). (2015) Culture and Society in Ireland since 1750: essays in honour of Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh Culture and Society in Ireland since 1750: essays in honour of Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh. Dublin: Lilliput Press. [Details]
(2005) Explaining Change in Cultural History: Historical Studies XXIII.
Ó Ciosáin, N (Ed.). (2005) Explaining Change in Cultural History: Historical Studies XXIII Explaining Change in Cultural History: Historical Studies XXIII. Dublin: UCD Press. [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2015) '‘Gaelic and Catholic?’'
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2015) '‘Gaelic and Catholic?’' Dublin Review of Books, . [Details]
(2013) 'Festschrifts for Irish Historians'
Ó Ciosáin, Niall (2013) 'Festschrifts for Irish Historians' Irish Economic and Social History, 40 :86-96. [Details]
(1993) ''Highwaymen, Tories and Raparees''
Niall Ó Ciosáin (1993) ''Highwaymen, Tories and Raparees'' History Ireland, 1 (3) :19-21. [Details]
(2013) 'Cartography and Commemoration: the Atlas of the Great Irish Famine'
Ó Ciosåin, Niall (2013) 'Cartography and Commemoration: the Atlas of the Great Irish Famine' Irish Historical Studies, 38 :696-705. [Details]
(1999) 'Round towers and square holes: exoticism in Irish culture'
Niall Ó Ciosáin (1999) 'Round towers and square holes: exoticism in Irish culture' Irish Historical Studies, 21 :259-273. [Details]
(1993) 'The Basket Island Literature'
Niall Ó Ciosáin (1993) 'The Basket Island Literature' Irish Economic and Social History, . [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2013) Economic and Social History Society of Ireland Annual Conferece,
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2013) Conference organiser. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Economic and Social History Society of Ireland Annual Conferece, NUI, Galway , 22-NOV-13 - 23-NOV-13. [Details]

ANET/COS

  Year Publication
(2011) Review of James Donnelly, 'Captain Rock: the Irish agrarian rebellion of 1821-1824' in Australasian Journal of Irish Studies 11.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2011) Review of James Donnelly, 'Captain Rock: the Irish agrarian rebellion of 1821-1824' in Australasian Journal of Irish Studies 11. ANET/COS [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
(2015) Review of Nicholas Wolf, An Irish-speaking Island. State, Religion, Community and the Linguistic Landscape in Ireland, 1770-1870 (2014) in Australasian Journal of Irish Studies 15 (2015).
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2015) Review of Nicholas Wolf, An Irish-speaking Island. State, Religion, Community and the Linguistic Landscape in Ireland, 1770-1870 (2014) in Australasian Journal of Irish Studies 15 (2015). Book Review [Details]
(2012) Review of Ciarán Ó Murchadha, 'The Great Famine: Ireland’s Agony 1845-52' in Journal of the Galway Historical and Archaeological Society 64.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2012) Review of Ciarán Ó Murchadha, 'The Great Famine: Ireland’s Agony 1845-52' in Journal of the Galway Historical and Archaeological Society 64. Book Review [Details]
(2012) Review of Val Noone, 'Hidden Ireland in Victoria' in Australasian Journal of Irish Studies 12 (2012).
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2012) Review of Val Noone, 'Hidden Ireland in Victoria' in Australasian Journal of Irish Studies 12 (2012). Book Review [Details]
(2012) Review of Mark Caball and Andrew Carpenter (eds.), Oral and Print Cultures in Ireland, 1600-1900 at http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=32732.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2012) Review of Mark Caball and Andrew Carpenter (eds.), Oral and Print Cultures in Ireland, 1600-1900 at http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=32732. Book Review [Details]
(2011) Review of Ciara Breathnach and Catherine Lawless (eds.), 'Visual, Material and Print Culture in Nineteenth-Century Ireland' in Irish Historical Studies XXXVII.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2011) Review of Ciara Breathnach and Catherine Lawless (eds.), 'Visual, Material and Print Culture in Nineteenth-Century Ireland' in Irish Historical Studies XXXVII. Book Review [Details]
(2009) Review of Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill, 'Alexander Nimmo & the Western District' in Journal of the Galway Historical and Archaeological Society 61.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2009) Review of Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill, 'Alexander Nimmo & the Western District' in Journal of the Galway Historical and Archaeological Society 61. Book Review [Details]
(2008) Review of Guy Beiner, 'Remembering the Year of the French: Irish folk history and social memory' in Cultural and Social History 5.
Ó Ciosáin, N (2008) Review of Guy Beiner, 'Remembering the Year of the French: Irish folk history and social memory' in Cultural and Social History 5. Book Review [Details]
(2006) Review of Gillian M. Doherty,'The Irish Ordnance Survey: History, Culture and Memory' and Peter Murray, George Petrie: 'The Rediscovery of Ireland’s Past' in The Irish Review 34.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2006) Review of Gillian M. Doherty,'The Irish Ordnance Survey: History, Culture and Memory' and Peter Murray, George Petrie: 'The Rediscovery of Ireland’s Past' in The Irish Review 34. Book Review [Details]
(2002) Review of R. A. Houston, 'Madness and Society in Eighteenth-century Scotland' in Irish Historical Studies, XXXIII.
Ó Ciosáin, N., Houston,R.A. (2002) Review of R. A. Houston, 'Madness and Society in Eighteenth-century Scotland' in Irish Historical Studies, XXXIII. Book Review [Details]
(2002) Review of Antonia McManus, The Irish Hedge School and its Books, 1695-1831 in Irish Economic and Social History 30.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2002) Review of Antonia McManus, The Irish Hedge School and its Books, 1695-1831 in Irish Economic and Social History 30. Book Review [Details]
(2002) Review of Eamon Ó Ciardha, 'Ireland and the Jacobite Cause, 1685-1766' in Irish Times 5th June.
Ó Ciosáin, N (2002) Review of Eamon Ó Ciardha, 'Ireland and the Jacobite Cause, 1685-1766' in Irish Times 5th June. Book Review [Details]
(1999) Review of Éanna Hickey, 'Irish Law and Lawyers in Modern Folk Tradition' in The Irish Jurist XXXIV.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1999) Review of Éanna Hickey, 'Irish Law and Lawyers in Modern Folk Tradition' in The Irish Jurist XXXIV. Book Review [Details]
(1997) Review of C. Morash and R. Hayes (eds.), 'Fearful Realities: New perspectives on the Famine', I. Murphy, 'Before the Famine Struck: Life in west Clare 1834-1845' and I. Murphy, 'A People Starved: Life and death in west Clare 1845-1851' in Irish Studies Review 19.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1997) Review of C. Morash and R. Hayes (eds.), 'Fearful Realities: New perspectives on the Famine', I. Murphy, 'Before the Famine Struck: Life in west Clare 1834-1845' and I. Murphy, 'A People Starved: Life and death in west Clare 1845-1851' in Irish Studies Review 19. Book Review [Details]
(1997) Review of Robert Scally, 'The End of Hidden Ireland: Rebellion, Famine and Emigration' in Irish Historical Studies XXX.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1997) Review of Robert Scally, 'The End of Hidden Ireland: Rebellion, Famine and Emigration' in Irish Historical Studies XXX. Book Review [Details]
(1996) Review of Ríonach Uí Ógáin, 'Immortal Dan: Daniel O’Connell in Irish Folk Tradition' in Irish Historical Studies XXX.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1996) Review of Ríonach Uí Ógáin, 'Immortal Dan: Daniel O’Connell in Irish Folk Tradition' in Irish Historical Studies XXX. Book Review [Details]
(1992) Review of Leslie Howsam, 'Cheap Bibles: Nineteenth-century publishing and the British and Foreign Bible Society' in Linen Hall Review.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1992) Review of Leslie Howsam, 'Cheap Bibles: Nineteenth-century publishing and the British and Foreign Bible Society' in Linen Hall Review. Book Review [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
(2014) ‘Famine, trauma and memory’ ‘The unequal dead: catastrophe and the historical reproduction of inequality’, Center for History and Economics, Magdalen College Cambridge, March 2014.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2014) ‘Famine, trauma and memory’ ‘The unequal dead: catastrophe and the historical reproduction of inequality’, Center for History and Economics, Magdalen College Cambridge, March 2014. Conference Paper [Details]
(2014) ‘Pre-Famine poverty: estimation, representation’ ‘Poverty and Famine in Ireland: the Great Famine, its contexts and legacy’, Belfast April 2014.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2014) ‘Pre-Famine poverty: estimation, representation’ ‘Poverty and Famine in Ireland: the Great Famine, its contexts and legacy’, Belfast April 2014. Conference Paper [Details]
(2013) ‘Reading and writing in the Celtic languages in the nineteenth century’, Humboldt-Kolleg ‘Invisible languages in the nineteenth century’, University of Bristol, September 2013.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2013) ‘Reading and writing in the Celtic languages in the nineteenth century’, Humboldt-Kolleg ‘Invisible languages in the nineteenth century’, University of Bristol, September 2013. Conference Paper [Details]
(2012) 'The state and modernity in Ireland’ - Workshop on ‘Ireland and modernity’, University of Edinburgh.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2012) 'The state and modernity in Ireland’ - Workshop on ‘Ireland and modernity’, University of Edinburgh. Conference Paper [Details]
(2011) ‘Céard ba bhrí le cumas léitheoireachta Gaeilge sa naoú céad déag?’ - Comhdháil Litríocht agus Cultúr na Gailge, OÉ Gaillimh.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2011) ‘Céard ba bhrí le cumas léitheoireachta Gaeilge sa naoú céad déag?’ - Comhdháil Litríocht agus Cultúr na Gailge, OÉ Gaillimh. Conference Paper [Details]
(2011) ‘State investigators and their instructions in early 19th-century Ireland' - Scientific instructions for travellers, University of Cambridge.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2011) ‘State investigators and their instructions in early 19th-century Ireland' - Scientific instructions for travellers, University of Cambridge. Conference Paper [Details]
(2009) Hymns, songs and subscription lists: Gaelic and Irish in print'. Centre for the History of the Book, University of Edinburgh.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2009) Hymns, songs and subscription lists: Gaelic and Irish in print'. Centre for the History of the Book, University of Edinburgh. University of Edinburgh: Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Popular attitudes to poverty and welfare in early nineteenth-century Ireland'. Workshop on Poor Relief, Charity and Self Help.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2008) Popular attitudes to poverty and welfare in early nineteenth-century Ireland'. Workshop on Poor Relief, Charity and Self Help. Oxford Brookes University: Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) The cultures of print in Irish and Scottish Gaelic, 1700-1900'. Print culture after the Union: the impact of 1707 and 1800 on the print culture of Ireland and Scotland'.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2008) The cultures of print in Irish and Scottish Gaelic, 1700-1900'. Print culture after the Union: the impact of 1707 and 1800 on the print culture of Ireland and Scotland'. UCD: Conference Paper [Details]
(2007) Print culture in Irish and other Celtic languages, 1750-1830'. Print Culture in the Eighteenth Century: Regional, National and International Dimensions'.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2007) Print culture in Irish and other Celtic languages, 1750-1830'. Print Culture in the Eighteenth Century: Regional, National and International Dimensions'. University of Limerick: Conference Paper [Details]
(2007) The print culture of the Celtic languages, 1700-1900'. The Angus Matheson Memorial Lecture, Dept. of Celtic.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2007) The print culture of the Celtic languages, 1700-1900'. The Angus Matheson Memorial Lecture, Dept. of Celtic. University of Glasgow: Conference Paper [Details]
(2006) Printing in the Celtic Languages, 1700-1900: contrasting fortunes'. American Committee for Irish Studies, Mid-Atlantic section conference (invited plenary lecture).
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2006) Printing in the Celtic Languages, 1700-1900: contrasting fortunes'. American Committee for Irish Studies, Mid-Atlantic section conference (invited plenary lecture). Conference Paper [Details]
(2006) ‘Printing in the Celtic Languages, 1700-1900: contrasting fortunes’ University of California, Los Angeles, Celtic Colloqium (invited plenary lecture).
O Ciosain, N.B. (2006) ‘Printing in the Celtic Languages, 1700-1900: contrasting fortunes’ University of California, Los Angeles, Celtic Colloqium (invited plenary lecture). Conference Paper [Details]
(2004) Print and the Irish language'.. Martha Fox Memorial Lecture.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2004) Print and the Irish language'.. Martha Fox Memorial Lecture. New York University, Boston College, Chicago Cultural Centre: Conference Paper [Details]
(2004) ‘Almanacs and the public sphere in nineteenth-century Ireland’. Economic and Social History Society of Ireland annual conference.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2004) ‘Almanacs and the public sphere in nineteenth-century Ireland’. Economic and Social History Society of Ireland annual conference. Conference Paper [Details]
(2004) Bibliothèque Bleue, Verte Erin: popular literature in France and Ireland in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries'.. L'Histoire du livre en Irlande', Troyes (Invited plenary lecture).
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2004) Bibliothèque Bleue, Verte Erin: popular literature in France and Ireland in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries'.. L'Histoire du livre en Irlande', Troyes (Invited plenary lecture). France: Conference Paper [Details]
(2004) State and surveillance in Ireland in the 1830s'.. Research seminar.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2004) State and surveillance in Ireland in the 1830s'.. Research seminar. University of Notre Dame, Indiana: Conference Paper [Details]
(2004) 'Almanacs and the public sphere in nineteenth-century Ireland'. Economic and Social History Society of Ireland annual conference.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2004) 'Almanacs and the public sphere in nineteenth-century Ireland'. Economic and Social History Society of Ireland annual conference. Conference Paper [Details]
(2002) *'Conceptualising Gaelic culture in the nineteenth century'. American Committee of Irish Studies, Mid-Atlantic section Conference, Lehman College (Invited plenary lecture).
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2002) *'Conceptualising Gaelic culture in the nineteenth century'. American Committee of Irish Studies, Mid-Atlantic section Conference, Lehman College (Invited plenary lecture). City University of New York: Conference Paper [Details]
(2001) Defining and displacing the popular: tract societies in 19th-century Ireland'. Social History Society of Britain annual conference, 'Cultures and Sub-Cultures: Rethinking Histories of Culture'.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2001) Defining and displacing the popular: tract societies in 19th-century Ireland'. Social History Society of Britain annual conference, 'Cultures and Sub-Cultures: Rethinking Histories of Culture'. Belfast: Conference Paper [Details]
(2000) 'Famine proselytism in popular memory'. American Committee of Irish Studies Conference.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2000) 'Famine proselytism in popular memory'. American Committee of Irish Studies Conference. University of Limerick: Conference Paper [Details]
(2000) Working with an archive of oral historical narrative: the Great Famine in popular memory'.. Conference on 'Folklore and the Historian'.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2000) Working with an archive of oral historical narrative: the Great Famine in popular memory'.. Conference on 'Folklore and the Historian'. Warburg Institute, London: Conference Paper [Details]
(1999) Bacaigh, déirce agus paidreacha sa naoú céad déag'. An Cumann le Béaloideas Éirinn.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1999) Bacaigh, déirce agus paidreacha sa naoú céad déag'. An Cumann le Béaloideas Éirinn. UCD: Conference Paper [Details]
(1999) 'Famine narratives in the folklore archives: a typology'. Economic and Social History Society of Ireland annual conference.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1999) 'Famine narratives in the folklore archives: a typology'. Economic and Social History Society of Ireland annual conference. Royal Irish Academy, Dublin: Conference Paper [Details]
(1999) The Great Famine in popular memory'. Seminar in Irish History.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1999) The Great Famine in popular memory'. Seminar in Irish History. Hertford College, Oxford: Conference Paper [Details]
(1999) Creating a new reading public?: Printing in Irish 1880-1920'. Conference on 'The Book in Ireland in the Twentieth Century', Institute for Advanced Study.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1999) Creating a new reading public?: Printing in Irish 1880-1920'. Conference on 'The Book in Ireland in the Twentieth Century', Institute for Advanced Study. University of London: Conference Paper [Details]
(1998) 'The European Union and Northern Ireland' - The EU: regionalism and expansion, University Of Salamanca.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1998) 'The European Union and Northern Ireland' - The EU: regionalism and expansion, University Of Salamanca. Universidad de Salamanca: Conference Paper [Details]
(1998) John Mitchel, 1848 and the memory of the Great Famine'. Comóradh 1848'.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1998) John Mitchel, 1848 and the memory of the Great Famine'. Comóradh 1848'. NUI, Galway: Conference Paper [Details]
(1998) Print and the Celtic languages'. The Long Eighteenth Century', British Library Association Rare Books Group Annual Study Conference.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1998) Print and the Celtic languages'. The Long Eighteenth Century', British Library Association Rare Books Group Annual Study Conference. TCD: Conference Paper [Details]
(1998) Printed propaganda campaigns in Ireland 1790-1820'. AGM, Library Association of Ireland Rare Books Group.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1998) Printed propaganda campaigns in Ireland 1790-1820'. AGM, Library Association of Ireland Rare Books Group. Conference Paper [Details]
(1998) The printed publicity of the United Irishmen'. Wolfe Tone in Kirwan's Lane', Galway Labour History Group Conference.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1998) The printed publicity of the United Irishmen'. Wolfe Tone in Kirwan's Lane', Galway Labour History Group Conference. Conference Paper [Details]

Invited Lectures

  Year Publication
(2015) 'Publishing and reading in the Celtic languages, 1600-1900’ Maynooth History Forum, February 2015.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2015) 'Publishing and reading in the Celtic languages, 1600-1900’ Maynooth History Forum, February 2015. Invited Lectures [Details]
(2015) ”Starving in the Midst of Plenty”? Food supply during the Great Irish Famine’ Slieve Aughty Famine Working Group, Gort Co. Galway February 2015.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2015) ”Starving in the Midst of Plenty”? Food supply during the Great Irish Famine’ Slieve Aughty Famine Working Group, Gort Co. Galway February 2015. Invited Lectures [Details]
(2015) Biliteracy and bilingualism in nineteenth-century Ireland’, Invited plenary, Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland Annual conference, Galway, June 2015.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2015) Biliteracy and bilingualism in nineteenth-century Ireland’, Invited plenary, Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland Annual conference, Galway, June 2015. Invited Lectures [Details]
(2014) ‘Some social and cultural consequences of the Great Famine’ ‘La Grande Famine en Irlande’, Université de Toulouse 1 - Capitole.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2014) ‘Some social and cultural consequences of the Great Famine’ ‘La Grande Famine en Irlande’, Université de Toulouse 1 - Capitole. Invited Lectures [Details]
(2014) ‘Pobal, teanga agus cló: Gaeilge, Breatnais agus Gàidhlig ar fud an domhain sa naoú céad déag', Invited plenary lecture, ‘Litríocht na Gaeilge ar fud an Domhain: cruthú, caomhnú agus seachadadh téacsanna Gaeilge i gcomhthéacsanna idirnáisiúnta’, Coláiste Phádraig, Ollscoil Chathair Bhaile Átha Cliath, Feabhra 2014.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2014) ‘Pobal, teanga agus cló: Gaeilge, Breatnais agus Gàidhlig ar fud an domhain sa naoú céad déag', Invited plenary lecture, ‘Litríocht na Gaeilge ar fud an Domhain: cruthú, caomhnú agus seachadadh téacsanna Gaeilge i gcomhthéacsanna idirnáisiúnta’, Coláiste Phádraig, Ollscoil Chathair Bhaile Átha Cliath, Feabhra 2014. Invited Lectures [Details]
(2014) ‘Publishing and reading in the Celtic languages in North America and Australia’ (Invited plenary) ‘Readers, purveyors, creators and users: studying Victorian print consumption in 2014’ NUI, Galway, June 2014.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2014) ‘Publishing and reading in the Celtic languages in North America and Australia’ (Invited plenary) ‘Readers, purveyors, creators and users: studying Victorian print consumption in 2014’ NUI, Galway, June 2014. Invited Lectures [Details]
(2014) ‘Some social and cultural consequences of the Great Famine’ ‘La Grande Famine en Irlande’, Université de Bordeaux Montaigne, December 2014.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2014) ‘Some social and cultural consequences of the Great Famine’ ‘La Grande Famine en Irlande’, Université de Bordeaux Montaigne, December 2014. Invited Lectures [Details]
(2014) ‘Amhrán na Leabhar agus an cultúr scríofa ag tús an naoú céad déag’ Éigse na Brídeoige 2014, An Coireán, Co.Chiarraí, Feabhra 2014.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2014) ‘Amhrán na Leabhar agus an cultúr scríofa ag tús an naoú céad déag’ Éigse na Brídeoige 2014, An Coireán, Co.Chiarraí, Feabhra 2014. Invited Lectures [Details]
(2013) ‘Rethinking the language shift in nineteenth-century Ireland’ Annual lecture of the Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland, Dublin, October 2013.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2013) ‘Rethinking the language shift in nineteenth-century Ireland’ Annual lecture of the Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland, Dublin, October 2013. Invited Lectures [Details]
(2012) ‘Déirce, bacaigh agus paidreacha roimh an nGorta’ Cumann Béaloidis Chonamara, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe, Samhain 2012.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2012) ‘Déirce, bacaigh agus paidreacha roimh an nGorta’ Cumann Béaloidis Chonamara, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe, Samhain 2012. Invited Lectures [Details]
(2012) ‘Tiarnaí talún, bíoblóireacht agus an Ghaeilge’ - Ceiliúradh an Bhlascaoid, Dún Chaoin.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2012) ‘Tiarnaí talún, bíoblóireacht agus an Ghaeilge’ - Ceiliúradh an Bhlascaoid, Dún Chaoin. Invited Lectures [Details]
(2011) 'Old languages in a new country: publishing in the Celtic languages in nineteenth-century Australia', Public Lecture, Newman College, University of Melbourne.
Ó Ciosáin, N (2011) 'Old languages in a new country: publishing in the Celtic languages in nineteenth-century Australia', Public Lecture, Newman College, University of Melbourne. Invited Lectures [Details]
(2011) 'Why did so few people read Irish in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries?' - Student History Society, St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra.
O Ciosain, N.B. (2011) 'Why did so few people read Irish in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries?' - Student History Society, St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra. Invited Lectures [Details]
(2002) *'Beggars and the market for prayers in pre-Famine Ireland'. Thomond Historical and Archaeological Society, Limerick.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2002) *'Beggars and the market for prayers in pre-Famine Ireland'. Thomond Historical and Archaeological Society, Limerick. Invited Lectures [Details]

Invited Seminars

  Year Publication
(2014) 'Language shift in Ireland 1700-1900: unexplained aspects, unsatisfactory explanations' Research seminar, University of Limerick.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2014) 'Language shift in Ireland 1700-1900: unexplained aspects, unsatisfactory explanations' Research seminar, University of Limerick. Invited Seminars [Details]
(2014) ‘Public spheres in eighteenth-century Irish and Scottish Gaelic’ ‘Revising the public sphere in the four nations’, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, April 2014.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2014) ‘Public spheres in eighteenth-century Irish and Scottish Gaelic’ ‘Revising the public sphere in the four nations’, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, April 2014. Invited Seminars [Details]
(2004) 'Listening like a state: oral testimony in the Poor Inquiry, 1835' - Research seminar in Early Modern History, Trinity College Dublin.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2004) 'Listening like a state: oral testimony in the Poor Inquiry, 1835' - Research seminar in Early Modern History, Trinity College Dublin. Trinity College Dublin: Invited Seminars [Details]
(2004) 'Listening like a State: the Irish Poor Inquiry and Social Investigation'. Institute of English Studies, University of London.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2004) 'Listening like a State: the Irish Poor Inquiry and Social Investigation'. Institute of English Studies, University of London. University of London: Invited Seminars [Details]
(1998) 'The state as ethnographer: poverty and charity in the Poor Inquiry 1835', Department of Folklore, University College Cork.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1998) 'The state as ethnographer: poverty and charity in the Poor Inquiry 1835', Department of Folklore, University College Cork. University College Cork: Invited Seminars [Details]

Media

  Year Publication
(2010) Talking History, Newstalk radio (June 2010).
O Ciosain, N.B. (2010) Talking History, Newstalk radio (June 2010). Media [Details]
(2009) Rapairí (6-part series on Irish outlaws, Scun Scan productions), broadcast Nov-Dec 2009.
O Ciosain, N.B. (2009) Rapairí (6-part series on Irish outlaws, Scun Scan productions), broadcast Nov-Dec 2009. Media [Details]
(2009) Ghosts along the road (2009).
O Ciosain, N.B. (2009) Ghosts along the road (2009). Media [Details]
(2008) Alexander Nimmo (Documentary by LMDOC productions, 2008).
O Ciosain, N.B. (2008) Alexander Nimmo (Documentary by LMDOC productions, 2008). Media [Details]

Other Item

  Year Publication
(2008) Lonesome without them: popular attitudes to poverty and charity in early nineteenth-century Ireland'. Proceeding of the Charity and Self-help workshop.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2008) Lonesome without them: popular attitudes to poverty and charity in early nineteenth-century Ireland'. Proceeding of the Charity and Self-help workshop. Oxford Brookes University: Other Item [Details]
(2006) Foreword to Ros Kavanagh, Place of Work. A journey through 175 years of the Office of Public Works (Exhibition catalogue) (OPW 2006).
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2006) Foreword to Ros Kavanagh, Place of Work. A journey through 175 years of the Office of Public Works (Exhibition catalogue) (OPW 2006). Other Item [Details]
(2004) ‘Chapbooks and popular culture’ in James Donnelly (ed.), 'Encyclopaedia of Irish History and Culture'.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2004) ‘Chapbooks and popular culture’ in James Donnelly (ed.), 'Encyclopaedia of Irish History and Culture'. Other Item [Details]
(2004) ‘Literacy and popular culture’ . Encyclopaedia of Irish History and Culture.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2004) ‘Literacy and popular culture’ . Encyclopaedia of Irish History and Culture. Other Item [Details]
(2003) Printing in Irish' . The Encyclopaedia of Ireland.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2003) Printing in Irish' . The Encyclopaedia of Ireland. Other Item [Details]
(1996) Introduction to Poverty before the Famine. County Clare 1835 .
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1996) Introduction to Poverty before the Famine. County Clare 1835 . Other Item [Details]

Radio Presentation

  Year Publication
(2009) 'An Gorta Mór' in the Radio na Gaeltachta series 'Scéala Éireann'.
O Ciosain, N.B. (2009) 'An Gorta Mór' in the Radio na Gaeltachta series 'Scéala Éireann'. Radio Presentation [Details]
(2009) 'An Athrú Teanga' in the Radio na Gaeltachta series 'Scéala Éireann'.
Ó Ciosáin, N (2009) 'An Athrú Teanga' in the Radio na Gaeltachta series 'Scéala Éireann'. Radio Presentation [Details]
(1998) Cumainn rúnda agus seicteachas'. Léachtaí 1798, Radio na Gaeltachta.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1998) Cumainn rúnda agus seicteachas'. Léachtaí 1798, Radio na Gaeltachta. Radio Presentation [Details]

Reviews

  Year Publication
(2008) Review of Claudia Kinmonth, 'Irish Rural Interiors in Art' in Irish Historical Studies XXXVI.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (2008) Review of Claudia Kinmonth, 'Irish Rural Interiors in Art' in Irish Historical Studies XXXVI. Reviews [Details]
(2008) 'Missing Pieces', review of Michael Murphy & Jan Smaczny (eds), 'Music in Nineteenth-Century Ireland', in The Journal of Music in Ireland 8.
Niall Ó Ciosáin (2008) 'Missing Pieces', review of Michael Murphy & Jan Smaczny (eds), 'Music in Nineteenth-Century Ireland', in The Journal of Music in Ireland 8. Reviews [Details]
(1999) Round towers and square holes: exoticism in Irish culture' . Irish Historical Studies.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1999) Round towers and square holes: exoticism in Irish culture' . Irish Historical Studies. Reviews [Details]
(1988) J.R.R. Adams, The Printed Word And the Common Man: Popular Culture in Ulster 1600-1900 . Irish Economic and Social History.
Ó Ciosáin, N. (1988) J.R.R. Adams, The Printed Word And the Common Man: Popular Culture in Ulster 1600-1900 . Irish Economic and Social History. Reviews [Details]

Workshops

  Year Publication
(2011) 'Is literacy language specific?' Research seminar, Newman College, University of Melbourne.
O Ciosain, N.B. (2011) 'Is literacy language specific?' Research seminar, Newman College, University of Melbourne. Workshops [Details]
(2009) 'Printed song collections in Scottish Gaelic and their subscribers' - United Islands: Multi-Lingual Radical Poetry and Song in Britain and Ireland, 1770-1820, Queen's University Belfast.
O Ciosain, N.B. (2009) 'Printed song collections in Scottish Gaelic and their subscribers' - United Islands: Multi-Lingual Radical Poetry and Song in Britain and Ireland, 1770-1820, Queen's University Belfast. Workshops [Details]
(2008) Workshop on Poor Relief, Charity and Self Help, Oxford Brookes University, February 2008.
O Ciosain, N.B. (2008) Workshop on Poor Relief, Charity and Self Help, Oxford Brookes University, February 2008. Workshops [Details]
(2008) ‘The Poor Inquiry: a consensus theory of truth?’ Royal Historical Society Symposium, 'Poverty and welfare in Ireland c.1833-1948', Queen's University Belfast, June 2009.
O Ciosain, N.B. (2008) ‘The Poor Inquiry: a consensus theory of truth?’ Royal Historical Society Symposium, 'Poverty and welfare in Ireland c.1833-1948', Queen's University Belfast, June 2009. Workshops [Details]
(2006) ‘114 commissions and 60 select committees: phantom figures from a surveillance state’ Humanities Institute of Ireland, UCD, October 2006; NUI, Galway, September 2006.
O Ciosain, N.B. (2006) ‘114 commissions and 60 select committees: phantom figures from a surveillance state’ Humanities Institute of Ireland, UCD, October 2006; NUI, Galway, September 2006. Workshops [Details]
(2006) ‘114 commissions and 60 select committees: phantom figures from a surveillance state’City University of New York graduate centre, October 2006.
O Ciosain, N.B. (2006) ‘114 commissions and 60 select committees: phantom figures from a surveillance state’City University of New York graduate centre, October 2006. Workshops [Details]
(2006) ‘Printing in the Celtic Languages, 1700-1900: contrasting fortunes’American Committee for Irish Studies, Mid-Atlantic section conference October 2006 (invited plenary lecture).
O Ciosain, N.B. (2006) ‘Printing in the Celtic Languages, 1700-1900: contrasting fortunes’American Committee for Irish Studies, Mid-Atlantic section conference October 2006 (invited plenary lecture). Workshops [Details]