Presentations

2019

‘ The ongoing ethics conversation: responses to Cork’s Main Streets, an online oral history project,’ Oral History Network of Ireland Annual Conference (“Oral History in a Digital World“), Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 29 June 2019. (Abstract and Slides.)

‘Two digital oral history projects: Cork Memory Map and Cork’s Main Streets,’ Visual Presentation at the Oral History Network of Ireland Annual Conference (“Oral History in a Digital World“), Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 28 and 29 June 2019. (Abstract.)

‘Charred non-wood plant macro-remains,’ IAI CPD course, Environmental Archaeology at University College Dublin, 14 June 2019. (Slides.)

‘Time and space, voice and place. Creating, criticising and re-evaluating place-based oral history,’ EU GEO/Conference of Irish Geographers at National University of Ireland Galway, 15 May 2019. (Slides.)

‘Environmental remains from an urban medieval site at Arundel Square in Waterford,’ Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland annual conference at River Lee Hotel, Cork, 6 April 2019. (Co-presented with Ellen O Carroll and Lorna O’Donnell.) (Slides.)

2018

‘From South Gate to North: an audio journey down Cork’s Main Streets.’ Public lecture at Nano Nagle Place as part of Cork Discovers, European Researchers’ Night, 28 September 2018. (Slides.)

‘From garden to gut and beyond: the plant remains from Rathfarnham Castle.’ Public lecture at Rathfarnham Castle during Heritage Week, 23 August 2018. (Slides.)

2017

‘Responsible or free? Curating oral histories online,’ postgraduate research seminar at the Digital Arts and Humanities Colloquium in the DH Learning Space at University College Cork, 25 October 2017. (Slides.)

‘Writing reflexively, finding “I”,’ postgraduate research seminar in the Department of Folklore and Ethnology/Béaloideas, University College Cork, 14 March 2017. (Slides.)

‘The elf in my thesis: (auto)ethnographic research and a DH PhD,’ postgraduate research seminar at the Digital Arts and Humanities Colloquium, University College Cork, 8 February 2017. (Slides.)

2016

‘Plant remains and diet: evidence from Rathfarnham Castle,’ Rathfarnham Castle Conference at Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin, 10 December 2016. (Slides.)

‘Stories of Place: a new memory map of Cork city,’ at the People and Place, Oral History Network of Ireland conference at University College Cork, 7 October 2016. (Co-presented with James Furey and Laura Murphy.) (Slides.)

‘Stories of Place. Presenting the local in an online world,’ at the Landscape Values: Place and Praxis conference at National University of Ireland, Galway, 30 June 2016. (Slides and Notes.)

‘Some words about place in digital space,’ postgraduate research seminar at the Digital Arts and Humanities Research Colloquium 2015/2016 at University College Cork, March 2016. (Slides and Notes.)

2015

‘Local voices worldwide conversations (research updates),’ postgraduate research seminar at Béaloideas/Department. of Folklore and Ethnology, University College Cork, December 2015. (Slides.)

‘Main Street? Creating a digital oral history of urban decline,’ at the Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts conference in Dublin City University, 3 September 2015. (Slides.)

‘The Cork Folklore Project: Collecting, Archiving & Disseminating,’ by Cliona O’Carroll and Penny Johnston; presentation to the Oral History Research Network in University College Cork, June 2015.

‘Is Intangible Culture Different? Looking at Ideas of Digital and Immaterial in the Oral History Archive,’ at the Digital Material conference, panel 5, in the National University of Ireland, Galway, 21 May 2015. (Slides.)

‘Unstable materials. Memory, oral history and digital preservation,’ postgraduate research presentation at the Digital Arts and Humanities Research Colloquium 2014/2015 at University College Cork, January 2015. (Unstable materials -Presentation Copy.)

2014

‘Local, digital, global: assessing local cultural heritage resources online,’ at the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences Postgraduate Conference, University College Cork, 5 December 2014.

‘Local voices, worldwide conversations,’ postgraduate research Ignite presentation at the Digital Arts and Humanities Institute in University College Cork, 3 September 2014.

‘Can digital outreach help oral history groups build communities?’ at the Oral History Network of Ireland in Kilkenny, 13 September 2014.

‘Getting to know your digital audience: a case study from the Cork Folklore Project,’ at the Oral History Society conference, Manchester Metropolitan University. 19 July 2014. (Co-presented with Clíona O’Carroll.)

2008

‘Early medieval plant remains from ringforts in East Galway,’ Agricultural History Society of Ireland conference, ‘Early medieval farming – corn or cattle?’ in the Lee Hotel, Cork, 21 June 2008 (Co-presented with Mary Dillon.)

‘With or without corners! Prehistoric dwellings on the N8 and N7 road projects in Cork and Tipperary,’ National Roads Authority Archaeology Seminar, Dining and Dwelling, Gresham Hotel, Dublin, 28 August 2008. (Co-presented with John Tierney.)

2007

‘Charred environmental remains from two ringforts in Co. Galway: preliminary results and comparative studies,’ Association of Environmental Archaeologists Irish Seminar in University College Cork, 17 February 2007. (Co-presented with Mary Dillon and Martha Tierney.)

2002

‘Charred seeds from Neolithic occupation at Corbally, Co. Kildare,’ Association of Environmental Archaeologists Irish Seminar in University College Dublin, 23 March 2002.

‘Methodological Issues: sampling for seeds and insects at Novgorod, Russia,’ Association of Environmental Archaeologists Irish Seminar in University College Dublin, 23 March 2002. (Co-presented with Eileen Reilly.)

2000

‘The taphonomic considerations in analysis of charred seed assemblages from late prehistoric to early historic deposits at Cherrywood, Co. Dublin,’ Association of Environmental Archaeologists Irish Seminar in Queen’s University Belfast, 25 November 2000.

1999

‘Plants, people and environment: Troitsky XI, Novgorod, Russia,’ European Association of Archaeologists 5th Annual meeting at the University of Bournemouth, 16 September 1999. (Co-presented with Mick Monk.)

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