Webinar: The Irish Palatines – New Perspectives

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Date(s) - 24/09/2022
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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On Saturday, September 24th at 2 p.m. (EDT), historian Claire McCormick will be presenting a webinar discussing some new perspectives on the Irish Palatines from her research. Click this Zoom link to register. After registering, you will receive an email confirmation.

Claire McCormick is a final year Ph.D. student at the University of Limerick under the joint supervision of Dr. Ciara Breathnach and Dr. Alistair Malcolm. Claire’s dissertation, on Palatine immigration, builds on her 2017 M.A. (History of Family) thesis Whispers on a Landscape – the Irish Palatines 1709-1831. In April 2021 Claire was invited to post a blog on the British History of Parliament website available at:   https://thehistoryofparliament.wordpress.com/2021/04/08/whispers-on-a-landscape-palatine-migration-to-england-ireland-and-beyond/

A regular contributor to the Irish Palatine Association Journal, Claire’s research has taken her to archives in Manchester, London, Toronto, Belfast as well as the Irish repositories. A native of Nenagh, Co. Tipperary Claire lives in Dublin where she is married with four adult children and one grandchild.