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Eilís O'Sullivan                                             

Academic Qualifications:  

B.Ed., M.A.(UL), Ph.D.(UL)                                                   

Position:

Lecturer in History and Policy of Education
Co-ordinator, M. Ed. in Educational Leadership and Management

Contact Details:

Department of Learning, Society, and Religious Education
Mary Immaculate College
University of Limerick

Telephone:  +353 61 204384
Mobile:  +353 87 3379433
Email:   eilis.osullivan@mic.ul.ie
Office:  R119

Research interests

  • Lay women and their involvement in educational provision in Ireland at the end of the long eighteenth century
  • Education for female teachers in Ireland during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Publications: chapters and journal articles

O’Sullivan, E., (2014) ‘The Provision of Elementary Education in Munster: Inclusion at the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century or Since?’ in O’Donnell, A. (ed.) The Inclusion Delusion? Reflections on Democracy, Ethos and Education, Switzerland: Peter Lang.

O’Sullivan, E., (2014) ‘Irish Women and Elementary Education for the Poor in Early Nineteenth-century Ireland’ in D. Raftery and K. Fischer (eds.) Educating Ireland: Schooling and Social Change, 1700 – 2000, Dublin: Irish Academic Press.

O’Sullivan, E., (2000) ‘Women Teachers and Early Editions of the Irish School Weekly’ InTouch, Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO), Millennium edition, May

O’Sullivan, E., (2000), ‘Positive Intervention in Educational Disadvantage’, Caidreamh, publication of the Mercy Order, Spring edition

O’Sullivan, E., (2000), ‘The Early Days of Mary Immaculate College, Limerick’, Irish Educational Studies, Volume 19

O’Sullivan, E., (1998), ‘Mary Immaculate College, The Early Years’, InTouch, INTO, December edition

Conference Papers and Presentations

Eilís O’Sullivan (2014) 'Amongst the most 'elusive women in Irish history': women and educational provision in Ireland during the early nineteenth century'. History of Education Society (UK) Annual Conference, University College Dublin.

Eilís O'Sullivan and David Moloney (2014) 'Student teachers in Mary Immaculate College, formerly an all-female college: working as historians. History of Education Society (UK) Annual Conference, University College Dublin.

Eilís O’Sullivan (2012) ‘Ascendancy women and the provision of elementary education in Ireland during the early nineteenth century ’. History of Education Society (UK) Annual Conference, University of Winchester.

Eilís O’Sullivan (2011) ‘‘2/2 for those learning only to read & spell’: Ascendancy women and the provision of elementary education at the end of the long eighteenth century’. Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society, Research Group Workshop, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick.

Eilís O’Sullivan (2010) ‘Women of the Irish Ascendancy: travellers and cultural intermediaries’. Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society, University of Limerick.

Eilís O’Sullivan (2010) ‘Female members of Ireland’s Ascendancy and the provision of elementary schooling for poor children at the end of the long eighteenth century’. British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Conference, St. Hugh’s College, Oxford.

Eilís O’Sullivan (2009) ‘Mary Immaculate College, Limerick: its material history and the implications of its design’. History of Education Society (UK) Annual Conference, University of Sheffield.

Eilís O’Sullivan (2009) ‘The Problems of a Part-time Postgraduate Revisited’. School of Education, Queen’s University Belfast and the School of Education, University College Dublin, All-Ireland Inaugural Conference for Doctoral Students in Education.

Eilís O’Sullivan (2007) ‘Emily, Countess of Glengall, and the provision of elementary education in Cahir, Co. Tipperary at the beginning of the nineteenth century’. Women’s History Network Conference, University of Winchester.

Eilís O’Sullivan (2005) ‘Lay women and the provision of elementary education in Ireland during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries’. Educational Studies Association of Ireland Conference, University College, Cork.

Eilís O’Sullivan (2004)  ‘ ‘…the dust of life…’ - children of Dublin’s Foundling Hospital and Female Orphanage House’. History of Education Society (UK) Annual Conference, Trinity College, Dublin.

Eilís O’Sullivan (2004) ‘The Problems of a Part-time Postgraduate’. Educational Studies Association of Ireland Conference, NUI Maynooth.

Eilís O’Sullivan (2004) ‘The Problems of a Part-time Postgraduate’. Educational Studies Association of Ireland Theme Conference, St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra.

Eilís O’Sullivan (2000) ‘Women Teachers and Early Editions of the Irish School Weekly’. Educational Studies Association of Ireland Conference, NUI Maynooth.

Eilís O’Sullivan (1999) ‘The Training of Women Teachers in Ireland, 1824-1919: Power, Policy and Practice’. Educational Studies Association of Ireland Conference, University College Dublin.

 

 

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