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Name Hay, Marnie
Main Department History
College Title Research Associate
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Born and raised in Winnipeg, a city on the Canadian prairies, I lived in Halifax, Nova Scotia for several years before moving to Ireland in 1998. I pursued a career in journalism and public relations in Canada and Ireland from 1989 to 2001 and then embarked on a new career as an academic. My research interests include: modern Irish history; Irish Studies; political and cultural history; nationalist movements; media history; the cultural revival in Ulster in the late 19th and early 20th centuries; Irish Quakers; youth culture; and Canadian Studies.
Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies
Details Date From Date To
Irish Historical Society
Canadian Association for Irish Studies
Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland
Irish Society for the Study of Children's Literature
Awards and Honours
Award Date
IRCHSS Government of Ireland Scholarship 2003-4
Ireland Fund of Canada Scholarship 2002-3
Albert Lovett Tutorial Scholarship, University College Dublin 2001-3
University College Dublin Open Postgraduate Scholarship 2001-2
Student of Distinction, University of Winnipeg 1989-90
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Research Interests
British History Canadian History Celtic Studies Children's Literature
Cultural Activities Cultural History Journalism Literary History
Modern History Twentieth Century History
Research Projects
Project title Irish nationalism and youth, 1900-23
Summary This project explores the connection between Irish advanced nationalism and youth in the period 1900-23 within the context of European youth movements in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It will examine: 1) activities, organisations and propaganda aimed at youth and 2) contributions made to the nationalist movement by youth.
Funding Agency Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences
Programme Government of Ireland Post-doctoral Fellowship
Type of Project
Date from 1 Oct. 2007
Date to 2009
Person Months 24

Publications and Other Research Outputs
Peer Reviewed
What did advanced nationalists tell Irish children in the early twentieth century? in, editor(s)Ciara Ní Bhroin and Patricia Kennon , What do we tell the children? , Cambridge, Cambridge Scholars Press, 2012, pp148 - 162, [Marnie Hay]
Marnie Hay, Bulmer Hobson and the nationalist movement in twentieth-century Ireland, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2009, 272pp
Marnie Hay, Kidnapped: Bulmer Hobson, the IRB and the 1916 Easter Rising, Canadian Journal of Irish Studies, 35, (1), 2009, p53-60
Marnie Hay, The foundation and development of Na Fianna Éireann, 1909 - 16, Irish Historical Studies, 36, (141), 2008, p53-71
TARA - Full Text
An Irish nationalist adolescence: Na Fianna Éireann, 1909-23 in, editor(s)Catherine Cox and Susannah Riordan , Adolescence in Modern Irish History: innocence and experience, Basingstoke, Palgrave/Macmillan Press, [Marnie Hay]
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