• ‘District Asylums in Ireland’ at the ‘Cultures of Institutional Care Workshop’ from the ESRC funded Welfare Regimes under the Irish Poor Law, 1850-1921 project, December 5th, 2008.

  • ‘Power and the Irish Lunatic Asylums’ at the 29th Irish Conference of Historians on ‘Power and History’ at the University of Limerick on June 14th, 2009.

  • ‘Imperial Institutions: The District Asylum System in Nineteenth-Century Ireland’ at the ‘Ends of Empire’ conference at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth conference, June 18-20th, 2009.

  • ‘Scientific discourse in nineteenth-century Irish psychiatry: cause or effect?’ at the Society for the Study of Nineteenth Century Ireland Conference on Science and Technology in Nineteenth Century Ireland at the Royal Irish Academy, July 2nd and 3rd, 2009.

  • ‘Mental Health and Public Health in Ireland’ at the Association for Medical Humanities Conference, ‘Taking the Body Seriously’ Conference, Durham University, 6th – 8th July, 2009.

  • ‘Plus ça change….Irish District Asylum Management in the Early Twentieth Century’ at the Psychiatry, Politics and Society Symposium, University College Dublin, December 4th, 2009.

  • ‘Gender and Asylums: the Irish Case’ at the ‘Cradle to the Grave’ workshop at the University of Limerick, March 19th, 2010.

  • ‘Selfish Charity’ at the Society for the Study of Nineteenth Century Ireland conference at UCC on June 17th and 18th, 2010.

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