Women of the Irish Country House, 1860–1914 (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017).
With T. Dooley, Women and the Country House (Dublin, 2017).
‘Childhood in the Big House, 1860-1914’, in R. Ni Congail et al, Childhood in Ireland: Historical Perspectives (forthcoming, Dublin, 2017).
‘Placing students at the heart of institutional decision-making’ Journal of the Higher Education Area, invited submission August 2016.
‘“How to help”? The war effort of married women of the Irish landed class’ in Special issue on Ireland and the First World War of The Women’s History Review (June 2016).
‘The purpose of leisure: entertaining in the Big House, c.1860-1914’ in William Murphy and Leeanne Lane, Leisure in nineteenth-century Ireland (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2016).
‘Attraction and marriage among the Irish social elite in the early twentieth century’, in Jennifer Redmond et al, Gender and Sexual Politics/ the Politics of Sexuality in Ireland (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2015).
‘Assuming control: Elite women as household managers in late nineteenth-century Ireland’ in Ciaran O’Neill (ed.), Irish elites in the nineteenth century (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2013).
‘Report of the Expert Group: HEA National Review of Gender Equality in Irish Higher Education Institutions (2016)
Enhancing Student Engagement in Decision-Making: Report of the Working Group in Student Engagement (2016)
The importance of keeping students interested during the tutorial ’J. Cronin et al (ed.), In at the deep end: postgraduate students’ experience of teaching and learning in higher education (Cork: National Academy for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning, 2010).
Exhibition: Lives less ordinary: the women of Airfield, multimedia exhibition, May – September 2015, Maynooth University, Airfield House and Castletown House.
Select reviews of my work:
‘Maeve O’Riordan has a fascinating account of the explicit correspondence between an upper-class couple in the early years of the 20th century…’ Susan McKay, ‘Sexual Politics in Modern Ireland review: How the other half had to live’ Irish Times, 23 May 2015.
‘The standout chapter for me however in this regard was the contribution of Maeve O’Riordan on the courtship of Mabel Smyly and Dermod O’Brien in 1901-1902….’ J. Dorney, Review: Sexual Politics in Modern Ireland, April 2015, http://www.theirishstory.com/2015/04/25/book-review-sexual-politics-in-modern-ireland/#.VWR2yU3bK70
‘Maeve O’Riordan’s chapter takes a touchingly personal look at the courtship of Mabel Smyly and Dermod O’Brien, a heterosexual, upper-middle-class Anglo-Irish couple in 1901–1902…’ Julia Brodsky, Irish America, June/July 2015. http://irishamerica.com/2015/05/review-of-books-47/
‘Maeve O’Riordan’s essay on elite women as household managers gives a great insight into relations between big house employees and the various ladies of these houses. This book will most likely prove to be essential reading for students of nineteenth century Ireland.’ Irish History Review http://irishhistoryreview.com/wp/2013/07/01/reviews-in-brief-july-2013/