Dr. John Cunningham

MA, PHD, H.DIP.ED, DIP.GAEILGE

Contact Details

Lecturer Above The Bar
Dept. of History
Room 413, Tower 1
Arts/Science Building
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 5642
E: john.cunningham@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

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]
(2014) 'Co-editor of journal, Saothar'
M. Clancy, J. Cunningham, L. Marley (2014) 'Co-editor of journal, Saothar'. Saothar: Journal Of The Irish Labour History Society, 39 (-):1-130 [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]
(2011) 'Women: Special Edition'
Mary Clancy and John Cunningham (2011) 'Women: Special Edition'. Saothar: Journal Of The Irish Labour History Society, 36 [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]
(2012) 'Joint editors'
Clancy, M., Cunningham, J. (2012) 'Joint editors'. Saothar: Journal Of The Irish Labour History Society, 37 :1-148 [Details]
(2012) 'L'Irish Trade Union Congress et le nationalisme irlandais,1894-1930'
Cunningham, J. (2012) 'L'Irish Trade Union Congress et le nationalisme irlandais,1894-1930'. Bulletin d'Histoire Politique, 21 (1):71-95 [Details]
(2012) 'Something that is new and strange': the 1911 Irish Trade Union Congress in Galway'
Cunningham, J. (2012) 'Something that is new and strange': the 1911 Irish Trade Union Congress in Galway'. J. Galway Archae. & Hist. Soc, 64 :169-182 [Details]
(2011) 'Journal joint editor, vol. 36'
Clancy M., Cunningham, J. (2011) 'Journal joint editor, vol. 36'. Saothar: Journal Of The Irish Labour History Society, 36 [Details]
(2011) ''Editorial: Researching women; researching labour'
M. Clancy, J. Cunningham (2011) ''Editorial: Researching women; researching labour'. Saothar: Journal Of The Irish Labour History Society, 36 :3-4 [Details]
(2010) 'Journal joint editor, vol. 35'
Cunningham, J., O Drisceoil, D. (2010) 'Journal joint editor, vol. 35'. Saothar: Journal Of The Irish Labour History Society, 35 [Details]
(2010) 'Compelled to their bad acts by hunger: three Irish urban crowds~ c.1817-45'
Cunningham, J. (2010) 'Compelled to their bad acts by hunger: three Irish urban crowds~ c.1817-45'. EIRE-IRELAND, 45 (03-Apr) [Details]
(2009) 'She nearly dropped dead at the idea that someone would join voluntarily: memories of ASTI activists~ c.1960-1900'
Cunningham, J. (2009) 'She nearly dropped dead at the idea that someone would join voluntarily: memories of ASTI activists~ c.1960-1900'. SAOTHAR, 34 :98-110 [Details]
(2006) ''Politics and the Irish working class''
Cunningham, J. (2006) ''Politics and the Irish working class''. SAOTHAR, 31 :89-94 [Details]
(2005) 'Lord Wallscourt of Ardfry (1797-1849): an early Irish socialist'
Cunningham, J. (2005) 'Lord Wallscourt of Ardfry (1797-1849): an early Irish socialist'. JOURNAL OF THE GALWAY ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 57 :90-112 [Details]
(1990) 'A glimpse of the Galway Workers' and General Labourers' Union'
Cunningham, J. (1990) 'A glimpse of the Galway Workers' and General Labourers' Union'. SAOTHAR, 15 :109-112 [Details]
(1990) 'The 'Soviet at Galway' and the downfall of Dunkellin'
Cunningham, J. (1990) 'The 'Soviet at Galway' and the downfall of Dunkellin'. Cathair Na Mart: Journal Of The Westport Historical Society, 10 :115-123 [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2009) Unlikely radicals': Irish secondary teachers and the ASTI, 1909-2009 Ireland.
Cunningham, J. (2009) Unlikely radicals': Irish secondary teachers and the ASTI, 1909-2009 Ireland. Cork: Cork University Press. [Details]
(2004) A town tormented by the sea': Galway, 1790-1914 - Geography Publications Dublin.
Cunningham, J. (2004) A town tormented by the sea': Galway, 1790-1914 - Geography Publications Dublin. Dublin [Details]
(1999) St Jarlath's College, Tuam: 1800 - 2000 - SJC Publications.
Cunningham, J. (1999) St Jarlath's College, Tuam: 1800 - 2000 - SJC Publications. Tuam [Details]
(1995) Labour in the west of Ireland: working life and struggle, (Athol Books).
Cunningham, J. (1995) Labour in the west of Ireland: working life and struggle, (Athol Books). Belfast [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2016) 'The mayor / admiral of Claddagh'
J. Cunningham (2016) 'The mayor / admiral of Claddagh' In: Lives on the Left: Studies in Irish Radical Leadership. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
(2015) '‘”Tis hard to argue starvation into quiet”: Protest and Resistance, 1846-47’'
J. Cunningham (2015) '‘”Tis hard to argue starvation into quiet”: Protest and Resistance, 1846-47’' In: Ireland’s Great Famine and Popular Politics. New York: Routledge. [Details]
(2015) ''A great believer in the Internationale: A British trade union in Galway, 1911-36'
Cunningham, J. (2015), (2015) ''A great believer in the Internationale: A British trade union in Galway, 1911-36' In: Culture & Society in Ireland since 1750: essays in honour of Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh. Dublin: Lilliput Press. [Details]
(2015) 'The Militant Tendency come to Ireland, c. 1969-1989’'
J. Cunningham (2015) 'The Militant Tendency come to Ireland, c. 1969-1989’' In: The British Labour Party and Twentieth Century Ireland (Marley, ed.). Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
(2014) 'T.J. O’CONNELL (1882-1969): PIONEER OF THE IRISH NATIONAL TEACHERS’ ORGANISATION AND LABOUR PARTY LEADER'
J. Cunningham and N. Puirséil (2014) 'T.J. O’CONNELL (1882-1969): PIONEER OF THE IRISH NATIONAL TEACHERS’ ORGANISATION AND LABOUR PARTY LEADER' In: Mayo: History & Society. Dublin: Geography Publications. [Details]
(2013) 'From 'Disturbed Dublin' to 'Strumpet City': the 1913 history wars, 1914-1980'
Cunningham, J. (2013) 'From 'Disturbed Dublin' to 'Strumpet City': the 1913 history wars, 1914-1980' In: A capital in conflict: Dublin city and the 1913 lockout. Dublin: Dublin City Council. [Details]
(2011) ''A class quite distinct': western herds and their defence of their working conditions'
Cunningham, J. (2011) ''A class quite distinct': western herds and their defence of their working conditions' In: The west of Ireland: new perspectives on the nineteenth century. Dublin: History Press. [Details]
(2011) 'Recovering the cargo of the Julia: salvage, law, and the killing of 'wreckers' in Connemara'
Cunningham, J. (2011) 'Recovering the cargo of the Julia: salvage, law, and the killing of 'wreckers' in Connemara' In: William Sheehan & Maura Cronin (eds) Riotous assemblies: rebels, riots & revolts in Ireland. Cork: Mercier Press. [Details]
(2008) ''Popular protest and a 'moral economy' in provincial Ireland in the early 19th century''
Cunningham, J. (2008) ''Popular protest and a 'moral economy' in provincial Ireland in the early 19th century'' In: Devine, Lane, Puirseil (eds), Essays in Irish labour history: a festschrift for Elizabeth and John W. Boyle. Dublin: Irish Academic Press Dublin. [Details]
(2003) ''A spirit of self-preservation': herdsmen around Loughrea in the late nineteenth century'
Cunningham, J. (2003) ''A spirit of self-preservation': herdsmen around Loughrea in the late nineteenth century' In: The District of Loughrea: History, 1791-1918, Joseph Forde et al. Loughrea: Loughrea History Project. [Details]
(1997) 'Bobby Burke:Christian Socialist'
Cunningham, J. (1997) 'Bobby Burke:Christian Socialist' In: John A. Claffey, ed., Glimpses of Tuam since the Famine. Tuam: Old Tuam Society. [Details]
(1996) '‘Waiting for the promised money’: trade unionism in county Galway, 1890-1914, Galway: History & Society'
Cunningham, J. (1996) '‘Waiting for the promised money’: trade unionism in county Galway, 1890-1914, Galway: History & Society' In: Gerard Moran, Raymond Gillespie, William Nolan, eds, Galway: History and Society. Interdisciplinary essays on the history of an Irish county. Dublin: Geography Publications. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
(2016) Studies in Irish Radical Leadership: Lives on the Left.
J. Cunningham, E. O'Connor (Ed.). (2016) Studies in Irish Radical Leadership: Lives on the Left. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
(2015) Culture & Society in Ireland since 1750: essays in honour of Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh.
Cunningham, J. & Ó Ciosáin, N (Ed.). (2015) Culture & Society in Ireland since 1750: essays in honour of Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh. Dublin: Lilliput Press. [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2015) '‘A hard life but we enjoyed it’: Growing up in Bunnatubber, as recalled by Mrs Sarah Monaghan (née Cunningham)'
J. Cunningham (2015) '‘A hard life but we enjoyed it’: Growing up in Bunnatubber, as recalled by Mrs Sarah Monaghan (née Cunningham)' Journal of the Old Tuam Society, . [Details]
(2011) '‘Spreading VD all over Connacht’: reproductive rights and wrongs in 1970s Galway, History Ireland'
Cunningham, J. (2011) '‘Spreading VD all over Connacht’: reproductive rights and wrongs in 1970s Galway, History Ireland' 19 (2) . [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
(2012) A Labour History of Ireland 1824-2000.
Cunningham, J (2012) A Labour History of Ireland 1824-2000. Book Review [Details]
(2010) The Irish Labour Party, 1922-73.
Cunningham, J (2010) The Irish Labour Party, 1922-73. Book Review [Details]
(2007) Easter 1916: The Irish rebellion.
Cunningham, J (2007) Easter 1916: The Irish rebellion. Book Review [Details]

Newspaper Articles

  Year Publication
(2009) A century of independent spirit from the ASTI. IRISH TIMES, 24 April 2009.
Cunningham, J. (2009) A century of independent spirit from the ASTI. IRISH TIMES, 24 April 2009. Newspaper Articles [Details]

Other Item

  Year Publication
(2010) ‘Famine in Claddagh,’ short essay in brochure for Edith Pieperhoff art exhibition, Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith.
Cunningham, J. (2010) ‘Famine in Claddagh,’ short essay in brochure for Edith Pieperhoff art exhibition, Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith. Other Item [Details]
(2010) Teacher Unity in the 1980s. ASTIR ASTI.
Cunningham, J. (2010) Teacher Unity in the 1980s. ASTIR ASTI. Other Item [Details]
(2009) James M Pringle: trade union pioneer and printer at the Tribune. Connacht Tribune.
Cunningham, J. (2009) James M Pringle: trade union pioneer and printer at the Tribune. Connacht Tribune. Other Item [Details]
(2009) We are the gentle angry teachers. Union Post (ICTU).
Cunningham, J. (2009) We are the gentle angry teachers. Union Post (ICTU). Other Item [Details]
(2009) Claddagh, 1847-1849. Claddagh, 1847-1849: a famine graveyard remembered Galway City Museum.
Cunningham, J. (2009) Claddagh, 1847-1849. Claddagh, 1847-1849: a famine graveyard remembered Galway City Museum. Other Item [Details]
(2005) 2005 and 2010, the Journal of the Galway Archaeological & Historical Society.
Cunningham, J. (2005) 2005 and 2010, the Journal of the Galway Archaeological & Historical Society. Other Item [Details]
(2002) Ireland, 1798-1845' and 'Ireland, 1845-1998': text for history component of Regis University / NUI Galway Irish Studies diploma (c.30,000 words in total).
Cunningham, J. (2002) Ireland, 1798-1845' and 'Ireland, 1845-1998': text for history component of Regis University / NUI Galway Irish Studies diploma (c.30,000 words in total). Other Item [Details]

Reviews

  Year Publication
(2007) Niamh Puirséil, The Irish Labour Party, 1922-73. Journal of British Studies.
Cuningham, J. (2007) Niamh Puirséil, The Irish Labour Party, 1922-73. Journal of British Studies. Dublin: Reviews [Details]
(2007) Donal Nevin, James Connolly: 'a full life, Dublin 2005. Red banner.
Cuningham, J. (2007) Donal Nevin, James Connolly: 'a full life, Dublin 2005. Red banner. Reviews [Details]
(2006) Michael Wheatley, Nationalism and the Irish Party: Provincial Ireland, 1910-1916. Journal of Twentieth Century British History.
Cuningham, J. (2006) Michael Wheatley, Nationalism and the Irish Party: Provincial Ireland, 1910-1916. Journal of Twentieth Century British History. Oxford: Reviews [Details]
(2006) Julian Campbell, Walter Osborne in the West of Ireland. Journal of Galway Archaeological & Historical Society.
Cuningham, J. (2006) Julian Campbell, Walter Osborne in the West of Ireland. Journal of Galway Archaeological & Historical Society. Dublin: Reviews [Details]
(2006) Shane Hegarty & Fintan O'Toole, The Irish Times Book of the Rising, Dublin 2006; Richard Killeen, A short history of the Irish revolution, 1912 to 1927, . Journal of Galway Archaeological & Historical Society.
Cuningham, J. (2006) Shane Hegarty & Fintan O'Toole, The Irish Times Book of the Rising, Dublin 2006; Richard Killeen, A short history of the Irish revolution, 1912 to 1927, . Journal of Galway Archaeological & Historical Society. Dublin: Reviews [Details]
(2005) Charles Townshend, Easter 1916: the Irish rebellion, Harmondsworth. Journal of Military History.
Cuningham, J. (2005) Charles Townshend, Easter 1916: the Irish rebellion, Harmondsworth. Journal of Military History. Reviews [Details]
(2005) Fergus Campbell. Land and revolution: nationalist politics in the West of Ireland. Journal of Galway Archaeological & Historical Society.
Cuningham, J. (2005) Fergus Campbell. Land and revolution: nationalist politics in the West of Ireland. Journal of Galway Archaeological & Historical Society. Oxford: Reviews [Details]
(2004) D.R. O'Connor Lysaght, The story of the Limerick Soviet (Limerick, 2003 edn). Saothar.
Cuningham, J. (2004) D.R. O'Connor Lysaght, The story of the Limerick Soviet (Limerick, 2003 edn). Saothar. Reviews [Details]
(2001) Studies in Labour History, nos 4, 5, 6 and 7 -short biographical studies of Winifred Carney, Ellen Grimley, Peadar O'Donnell, Stephen McGonagle and James Fearon (SIPTU / ILHS, 2000). Saothar.
Cuningham, J. (2001) Studies in Labour History, nos 4, 5, 6 and 7 -short biographical studies of Winifred Carney, Ellen Grimley, Peadar O'Donnell, Stephen McGonagle and James Fearon (SIPTU / ILHS, 2000). Saothar. Reviews [Details]
(2001) 9 Finola Kennedy, Cottage to Creche: family change in Ireland, IPA. Irish Catholic.
Cuningham, J. (2001) 9 Finola Kennedy, Cottage to Creche: family change in Ireland, IPA. Irish Catholic. Reviews [Details]

Workshops

  Year Publication
(2011) The establishment of Galway United Trades & Labour Council. Galway Trades Council centenary commemoration.
Cunningham, J. (2011) The establishment of Galway United Trades & Labour Council. Galway Trades Council centenary commemoration. Town Hall Galway: Workshops [Details]
(2011) Trade unionism in early 20th century Sligo. ITGWU centenary commemoration.
Cunningham, J. (2011) Trade unionism in early 20th century Sligo. ITGWU centenary commemoration. Glass House Hotel Sligo: Workshops [Details]
(2010) Old Galway Society Galway in 1824.
Cunningham, J. (2010) Old Galway Society Galway in 1824. Galway: Workshops [Details]
(2010) Galway Archaeological & Historical Society. Unlikely radicals: Irish post primary teachers 1909-2009.
Cunningham, J. (2010) Galway Archaeological & Historical Society. Unlikely radicals: Irish post primary teachers 1909-2009. Galway: Workshops [Details]
(2009) Group for Study of Historical Settlement in Ireland,Annual conference. ‘Servants of some responsibility’: the herdsmen of East Galway / Roscommon.
Cunningham, J. (2009) Group for Study of Historical Settlement in Ireland,Annual conference. ‘Servants of some responsibility’: the herdsmen of East Galway / Roscommon. Roscommon: Workshops [Details]
(2009) ‘Riotous Assemblies’ Conference. Mary Immaculate, Recovering the freight of the Julia: conflict on a Conamara island.
Cunningham, J. (2009) ‘Riotous Assemblies’ Conference. Mary Immaculate, Recovering the freight of the Julia: conflict on a Conamara island. Limerick: Workshops [Details]
(2009) Irish Labour History Society ‘Irish Socialist Lives’ conference. Lord Wallscourt, 1797-1849.
Cunningham, J. (2009) Irish Labour History Society ‘Irish Socialist Lives’ conference. Lord Wallscourt, 1797-1849. Workshops [Details]
(2009) Galway Civic Trust Heritage Week lecture. The wreck of the Julia, 1973: social conflict and tragedy in Conamara.
Cunningham, J. (2009) Galway Civic Trust Heritage Week lecture. The wreck of the Julia, 1973: social conflict and tragedy in Conamara. Galway: Workshops [Details]
(2009) Irish Labour History Society . The Assn of Secondary Teachers in Ireland: a century of endeavour.
Cunningham, J. (2009) Irish Labour History Society . The Assn of Secondary Teachers in Ireland: a century of endeavour. Mansion House, Dublin: Workshops [Details]
(2009) Dock Discourse, Galway’s docks and dockers .
Cunningham, J. (2009) Dock Discourse, Galway’s docks and dockers . Galway Arts Centre: Workshops [Details]
(2009) Irish Rural Studies Symposiun Teagasc, Athenry. Herdsmen in 19th century Ireland.
Cunningham, J. (2009) Irish Rural Studies Symposiun Teagasc, Athenry. Herdsmen in 19th century Ireland. Athenry: Workshops [Details]
(2008) Counterfactual lecture series What if Ml Collins had survived, and De Valera had not?.
Cunningham, J. (2008) Counterfactual lecture series What if Ml Collins had survived, and De Valera had not?. Galway City Museum: Workshops [Details]
(2007) Old Tuam Society, R.M. Burke Centenary Conference. Bobby Burke - his political formation.
Cunningham, J. (2007) Old Tuam Society, R.M. Burke Centenary Conference. Bobby Burke - his political formation. Galway: Workshops [Details]
(2007) Galway County Libraries. Who was Bobby Burke?.
Cunningham, J. (2007) Galway County Libraries. Who was Bobby Burke?. Loughrea: Workshops [Details]
(2007) Gramsci Commemorative Conference, NUI Galway (Soc. & Pol.). The Gavazzi riots & the battle for souls in 19th century Galway.
Cunningham, J. (2007) Gramsci Commemorative Conference, NUI Galway (Soc. & Pol.). The Gavazzi riots & the battle for souls in 19th century Galway. Galway City Museum: Workshops [Details]
(2006) History Society, NUI, Galway. ‘Sensuality without responsibility’? Students, Galwegians, and social change in the 1970s.
Cunningham, J. (2006) History Society, NUI, Galway. ‘Sensuality without responsibility’? Students, Galwegians, and social change in the 1970s. NUI Galway: Workshops [Details]
(2006) 1916 - local dimensions. (conference at NUI Galway). Galway on the eve of rebellion.
Cunningham, J. (2006) 1916 - local dimensions. (conference at NUI Galway). Galway on the eve of rebellion. NUI Galway: Workshops [Details]
(2006) Irish Library Week Lecture,Galway-Mayo Inst. of Technology. The Famine in Galway.
Cunningham, J. (2006) Irish Library Week Lecture,Galway-Mayo Inst. of Technology. The Famine in Galway. Galway: Workshops [Details]
(2006) Centre for Human Rights, Northern Ireland conflict (to visiting delegation from Palestine).
Cunningham, J. (2006) Centre for Human Rights, Northern Ireland conflict (to visiting delegation from Palestine). NUI Galway: Workshops [Details]
(2006) Community & Environmental Studies Conference. Galway Contraception controversy, 1976-78.
Cunningham, J. (2006) Community & Environmental Studies Conference. Galway Contraception controversy, 1976-78. NUI Galway: Workshops [Details]
(2006) Galway Family History Society. Lord Wallscourt of Ardfry (1797-1849):.
Cunningham, J. (2006) Galway Family History Society. Lord Wallscourt of Ardfry (1797-1849):. Galway: Workshops [Details]
(2005) Centre for Human Rights,NUI Galway. Roots of political division in Ireland (to delegation of US human rights lawyers).
Cunningham, J. (2005) Centre for Human Rights,NUI Galway. Roots of political division in Ireland (to delegation of US human rights lawyers). Workshops [Details]
(2005) Trade Union Awareness Week Lecture. The origins of trade unionism in Ireland.
Cunningham, J. (2005) Trade Union Awareness Week Lecture. The origins of trade unionism in Ireland. Workshops [Details]
(2005) Galway Archaeological & Historical Society. Conflict in Conamara: the wreck of the Julia, in 1873.
Cunningham, J. (2005) Galway Archaeological & Historical Society. Conflict in Conamara: the wreck of the Julia, in 1873. Galway: Workshops [Details]
(2005) Connemara Heritage Society, Clifden. The Claddagh fishing community.
Cunningham, J. (2005) Connemara Heritage Society, Clifden. The Claddagh fishing community. Workshops [Details]
(2005) National Museum, Castlebar 18 Sept. 2005. ‘Watching the sun go down on Galway Bay’: Galway’s maritime economy in 19th century.
Cunningham, J. (2005) National Museum, Castlebar 18 Sept. 2005. ‘Watching the sun go down on Galway Bay’: Galway’s maritime economy in 19th century. Workshops [Details]