History of Children in Ireland Videos

For Heritage Week 2021, we prepared four presentations on the history of children in Ireland. They can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyKu09yn6YtmK9ZTifl8Gww

The videos are divided into four parts:

  • Part 1: Eileen Murphy, Burial Practices for the Young in Medieval Gaelic Ireland – Some Findings from Ballyhanna, Co. Donegal.
  • Part 2: Mary O’Dowd, Boys in Sixteenth Century Irish Society.
  • Part 3: Ann-Maria Walsh, Remembering and Re-imagining Early Modern Childhood in the Boyle Archive.
  • Part 4: Rachel Wilson, An Education Fit for a Lady: Teaching Girls in the “Big House” in Ireland, c. 1690-1745