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John Maguire

John Maguire

Senior Programme Manager

Royal Irish Academy - Research and International Relations

Qualifications
BA (Hons) (History, Politics and Social Studies) PhD (Modern Irish History)
DRI Role

Member of the Core Implementation Team

Research Interests
20th Century Irish history, Irish Republicanism, IRA border campaign, insurgency and emergency legislation, internment and human rights
Contact

j.maguire@ria.ie
+353 (0)1 6090640
Fax: +353 (0)1 676 2346

Profile

Dr John Maguire is an (Acting) Senior Programme Manager at the Royal Irish Academy with special responsibility for research and international affairs. He works with a number of the RIA’s multidisciplinary committees including the Academy Committee for Archaeology, the Academy Committee for International Affairs and the Academy Committee for Life Sciences. Dr Maguire is also a member of the RIA’s Digitial Task Group and is the RIA’s liaison with the DRI Core Implelementation Team (CIT). Before joining the RIA, Dr Maguire was employed as a teaching assistant in the University of Limerick and worked as Co-Editor of History Studies: The Journal of the History Society of the University of Limerick. He received his PhD in 2006 for his thesis ‘Internments, the Irish Government and the IRA, 1939-62’.

Selected Publications

Monographs

  • IRA internments and the Irish government: Subversives and the State, 1939-62 (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2008).

Journal Articles and Book Reviews

  • ‘Internment, the IRA and the Lawless Case in Ireland, 1957-62’ in History Studies: The Journal of the History Society of the University of Limerick, vol. 5, 2004, pp. 77-100.
  • ‘An Attempt to Realise Defined Political Goals or a Continuation of the Physical Force Tradition? An Investigation into the IRA’s use of Violence during the Border Campaign of 1956-62’ in History studies: The Journal of the history society of the University of Limerick, vol. 4, 2003, pp. 49-61.
  •  ‘Ruairí Ó Brádaigh: The Life and Politics of an Irish Revolutionary’ (Robert W. White) in History Studies: The Journal of the History Society of the University of Limerick, vol. 7, 2006, pp. 98-9.
  • Seán MacDiarmada: The Mind of the Revolution’ (Gerard MacAtasney) in History Studies: The Journal of the History Society of the University of Limerick, vol. 6, 2005, pp. 108-110.

Conference Papers

  • ‘Internment and the Irish Constitution, 1937-1962,’ IHSA Annual Conference, Queen’s University Belfast, March 2007
  • ‘Internment and the Irish Constitution, 1937-1962,’ The Evolution of the Irish States’ Project Conference: ‘The Evolution of the Irish Constitution 1937-2007,’ Newman House, University College Dublin, March 2007
  • ‘Sean South and the IRA Border Campaign,’ Mary Immaculate College/University of Limerick Annual Postgraduate Conference, May 2006
  • ‘Sean South and the IRA Border Campaign,’ The Newcastle West Historical Society, April 2006
  • ‘The Reorganisation of the IRA,1944-56,’ IHSA Annual Conference, Trinity College Dublin, February 2005
  • ‘The Reorganisation of the IRA, 1944-56,’ The University of Limerick History Postgraduate Forum, January 2005
  • ‘Internment, the IRA and the Lawless Case, 1957-62,’ The Conflict Research Annual conference, University of Ulster, September 2004
  • ‘Internment, the IRA and the Lawless Case, 1957-62,’ The Mary Immaculate College/University of Limerick Annual Postgraduate Conference, April 2004
  • ‘Internment, the IRA and the Lawless Case, 1957-62,’ IHSA Annual Conference, NUI Galway, February 2004
  • ‘An Attempt to Realise Defined Political Goals or a Continuation of the Physical Force Tradition? An Investigation into the IRA’s use of Violence during the Border Campaign of 1956-62,’ Mary Immaculate College/University of Limerick Annual Postgraduate Conference, December 2002