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Bad Bridget: Criminal and Deviant Irish Women in North America, 1838-1918

‘Bad Bridget’ at Women’s History Association of Ireland annual conference, Galway, April 2017

In April 2017, two members of the Bad Bridget team presented at the Women's History Association of Ireland annual conference, held at NUI Galway. Dr Leanne McCormick presented on 'Locating Bad Bridget: Irish criminal women in the New York Women’s... Continue Reading →

‘Bad Bridget’ at ‘Women on the move’ conference, International Women’s Day, March 2017

In March 2017, Dr Leanne McCormick delivered the keynote address to the 'Women on the move' conference, held at Queen's University, Belfast, to coincide with International Women's Day. Her paper was entitled 'Finding Bad Bridget: Irish criminals and deviant women... Continue Reading →

Seminar Paper at Ulster University, March 2017

Seminar Paper, "Finding Bad Bridget: Criminal and Deviant Irish Women at Home and Abroad" at Ulster University, 8th March 2017, 3:45pm – Room E206 - Presented by Dr Leanne McCormick and Dr Leanne Calvert.

Conference of Women Historians June 2017, New York

Dr Elaine Farrell will be presenting on "Bad Bridget in Boston, 1838-1918", and Dr Leanne McCormick will be presenting on “Bad Bridget in Toronto, 1838-1918” at the Conference of Women Historians in New York, June 2017. Further information can be found on... Continue Reading →

“Bad Bridget” at The National Library of Ireland, January 2017

The Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland annual lecture will be 'Tracking "Bad Bridget": Criminal and Deviant Irish Women in North America, 1838-1918', presented by Dr Elaine Farrell, National Library of Ireland, 24 January 2017

Filming for ‘Racht’ on TG4

Dr Elaine Farrell took part in filming for the new series of 'Racht' on TG4 with PaperOwl Productions.

Paper Delivered at The British Crime Historians Symposium, October 2016

The paper ‘“The Case Was Reported Because of This Spite”: Policing Irish women in Late Nineteenth-Century Boston’ was delivered at The British Crime Historians Symposium (7-9 October 2016) at University of Edinburgh by Dr Elaine Farrell.

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Bad Bridget: Criminal and Deviant Irish Women in North America, 1838-1918 Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, this exciting three-year project led by Leanne McCormick (Ulster University) and Elaine Farrell (Queen's University Belfast) focuses on the sexually deviant... Continue Reading →

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