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Seventeenth-Century Receptions of Lady Mary Carey

18 April 2017

Lady Mary Carey (c. 1609-c. 1680) wrote verse and prose meditations. She was the daughter of Sir John Jackson of Berwick upon Tweed. Her first husband, Pelham Carey, was knighted in...

Reception, Reputation and Circulation in the Early Modern World, 1500-1800 conference (Galway, 22-25 March 2017)

7 April 2017

By Evan Bourke, Sajed Chowdhury, Marie-Louise Coolahan, Felicity Maxwell, Erin McCarthy, Bronagh McShane and Blanca Vizán Rico   Two weeks ago, we welcomed over 90 conference...

Dispatches from New Zealand to Ireland

20 March 2017

It’s been relatively quiet on the RECIRC blog front recently; one of the reasons is that myself, Erin and Sajed travelled to New Zealand for the ANZAMEMS conference in February,...

The Galway Poor Clares

20 February 2017

Last month, the Poor Clare community in Galway celebrated its 375th anniversary. As the longest surviving community of women religious in Ireland, the Galway Poor Clare convent holds...