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 Scroll for Service to the University (25 Years) 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 /
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 Member. Honorary President /
Heritage Forum, Galway City Council Committee Member 27-NOV-13 /

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
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

Other Activities

  Description

Culture Night historical presentations, county Galway and city

                     Interviewed on Mother and Baby Homes, Adhmaidin, Raidio na Gaeltachta (2014) 

Interview, Connemara Community Radio (6 January, 2015)

Panel member, women and politics, Róisín weekly discussion show, TG4 (January, 2015)

Teaching Interests

Women's suffrage and politics in Ireland, Life Stories, Emigration, Labour History, the West of Ireland, art, photography, radio and film documentary.