Prof Marian Lyons

History

Professor of History

Rhetoric House
53A
(01) 708 3630

Biography

Research Interests

Marian (Mary Ann) Lyons has published extensively on Franco-Irish relations and on Irish migration to continental Europe in the early modern period, and is particularly interested in jacobite migrants in Paris, c.1690-c.1730.She has also published on various aspects of Irish history including the Kildare dynasty, religion in late medieval and early modern Ireland, women, and the emergence of professional medicine from the early 1600s onwards. She has co-edited several essay collections on Irish migration to Europe in the early modern period, jointly curated the ‘Strangers to Citizens: the Irish in Europe, 1600-1800’ exhibition at the National Library of Ireland (2007-09) and co-authored Strangers to citizens: the Irish in Europe, 1600-1800 (2008). She is currently working on a biography of Thomas Arthur, M.D., of Limerick.  Arising from her interest in local history, she is General Editor of the Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series (Four Courts Press), and joint editor, together with Daithí Ó Corráin of The Irish Revolution 1912-23 series (Four Courts Press).

Books

  Year Publication
2015 Medieval Irish buildings (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 18).
Tadhg O'Keeffe (author) Series Editor: M. Lyons (2015) Medieval Irish buildings (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 18). Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2015 Waterford: the Irish Revolution, 1912-23.
P. McCarthy (author) Series Editors: M. Lyons & D. Ó Corráin (2015) Waterford: the Irish Revolution, 1912-23. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2014 Tyrone: the Irish Revolution, 1912-23.
F. McCluskey (author) Series Editors: M. Lyons & D. Ó Corráin (2014) Tyrone: the Irish Revolution, 1912-23. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2014 The proclamations of Ireland 1660-1820 (5 vols).
J. Kelly with M. Lyons (2014) The proclamations of Ireland 1660-1820 (5 vols). Dublin: Irish Manuscripts Commission. [Details]
2013 Death and dying in Ireland, Britain and Europe: historical perspectives.
M. Lyons & J. Kelly (2013) Death and dying in Ireland, Britain and Europe: historical perspectives. Sallins: Irish Academic Press. [Details]
2012 Pugin at Maynooth.
M. Lyons (editor) (2012) Pugin at Maynooth. Maynooth: Maynooth University. [Details]
2012 Sligo: the Irish Revolution, 1912-23.
M. Farry (author) Series Editors: M. Lyons & D. Ó Corrain (2012) Sligo: the Irish Revolution, 1912-23. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2010 The Ulster earls and baroque Europe.
M. Lyons & T. O'Connor (editors) (2010) The Ulster earls and baroque Europe. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2010 Business archival sources for the local historian (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 16).
C. Ó hÓgartaigh & M. Ó hÓgartaigh (authors) Series Editor: M. Lyons (2010) Business archival sources for the local historian (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 16). Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2010 A guide to sources for the history of Irish education, 1780-1922 (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 17).
Susan M. Parkes (author) Series Editor: M. Lyons (2010) A guide to sources for the history of Irish education, 1780-1922 (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 17). Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2010 Travellers' accounts as source-material for Irish historians (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 15).
C.J. Woods (author) Series Editor: M. Lyons (2010) Travellers' accounts as source-material for Irish historians (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 15). Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2009 Medieval Gaelic sources (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 14).
K. Simms (author) Series Editor: M. Lyons (2009) Medieval Gaelic sources (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 14). Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2008 Photographs and photography in Irish local history (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 13).
L. Kelly (author) Series Editor: M. Lyons (2008) Photographs and photography in Irish local history (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 13). Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2008 Strangers to citizens: the Irish in Europe, 1600-1800.
M. Lyons & T.O'Connor (2008) Strangers to citizens: the Irish in Europe, 1600-1800. Bray: Wordwell Press. [Details]
2007 Exploring the history and heritage of Irish landscapes (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series no. 12).
P.J. Duffy (author) Series Editor: M. Lyons (2007) Exploring the history and heritage of Irish landscapes (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series no. 12). Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2007 The big houses and landed estates of Ireland: a research guide (expanded and updated edition of Maynooth Research Guides in Local History series No. 1).
T. Dooley (author) Series Editor: M. Lyons (2007) The big houses and landed estates of Ireland: a research guide (expanded and updated edition of Maynooth Research Guides in Local History series No. 1). Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2006 Irish communities in early-modern Europe.
M. Lyons & T. O'Connor (editors) (2006) Irish communities in early-modern Europe. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2005 A guide to sources for the history of material culture in Ireland, 1500-2000 (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 10).
T. Barnard (author) Series Editor: M. Lyons (2005) A guide to sources for the history of material culture in Ireland, 1500-2000 (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 10). Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2005 Sources for the study of crime in Ireland, 1801-1921 (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 9).
B. Griffin (author) Series Editor: M. Lyons (2005) Sources for the study of crime in Ireland, 1801-1921 (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 9). Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2005 Perspectives on equality: the second Seamus Heaney lectures.
M. Lyons & F. Waldron (editors) (2005) Perspectives on equality: the second Seamus Heaney lectures. Dublin: The Liffey Press. [Details]
2004 A guide to Irish military heritage (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 7).
B. Hanley (author) Series Editor: M. Lyons (2004) A guide to Irish military heritage (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 7). Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2004 Maps and map-making in local history (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 8).
J. Prunty (author) Series Editor: M. Lyons (2004) Maps and map-making in local history (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 8). Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2003 Irish migrants in Europe after Kinsale, 1602-1820.
M. Lyons & T. O'Connor (editors) (2003) Irish migrants in Europe after Kinsale, 1602-1820. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2003 Irish history: a research yearbook series, 2.
M. Lyons & J. Augusteijn (editors) (2003) Irish history: a research yearbook series, 2. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2003 Counting the people: a survey of the Irish censuses, 1813-1911 (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 6).
E. M. Crawford (author) Series Editor: M. Lyons (2003) Counting the people: a survey of the Irish censuses, 1813-1911 (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 6). Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2002 Irish history: a research yearbook series, 1.
M. Lyons & J. Augusteijn (editors) (2002) Irish history: a research yearbook series, 1. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2002 Medieval record sources.
P. Connolly (author) Series Editor: M. Lyons (2002) Medieval record sources. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2002 Church of Ireland records (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 2).
R. Refaussé (author) Series Editor: M. Lyons (2002) Church of Ireland records (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 2). Dublin: Irish Academic Press & Four Courts Press. [Details]
2002 Pre-census sources for Irish demongraphy (Maynooth Research Guide for Irish Local History series No. 5).
B. Gurrin (author) Series Editor: M. Lyons (2002) Pre-census sources for Irish demongraphy (Maynooth Research Guide for Irish Local History series No. 5). Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2001 Records of the Irish Catholic Church (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 3).
P.J. Corish & D. Sheehy (authors) Series Editor: M. Lyons (2001) Records of the Irish Catholic Church (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 3). Dublin: Irish Academic Press. [Details]
2000 Sources for the history of landed estates in Ireland (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 1).
T.M. Dooley (author) Series Editor: M. Lyons (2000) Sources for the history of landed estates in Ireland (Maynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History series No. 1). Dublin: Irish Academic Press. [Details]
1998 Gearóid Óg, the ninth earl of Kildare.
M. Lyons (1998) Gearóid Óg, the ninth earl of Kildare. Dundalk: Dundalgan Press. [Details]
2003 France and Ireland, 1500-1610: politics, migration and trade.
M. Lyons (2003) France and Ireland, 1500-1610: politics, migration and trade. Woodbridge: The Royal Historical Society and Boydell & Brewer. [Details]
2000 Church and society in County Kildare, c.1470-1547.
M. Lyons (2000) Church and society in County Kildare, c.1470-1547. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2013 'St Anthony's College, Louvain, Gaelic texts and articulating Irish identity, 1607-'
M .Lyons (2013) 'St Anthony's College, Louvain, Gaelic texts and articulating Irish identity, 1607-' In: R. Gillespie & R. Ó hUiginn (eds). 40Irish Europe: language, learning and texts, 1600-1660. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2010 'The role of graduate physicians in professionalizing medical practice in Ireland, c.1619-54'
M. Lyons (2010) 'The role of graduate physicians in professionalizing medical practice in Ireland, c.1619-54' In: F. Clark & J. Kelly (eds). Ireland and medicine in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Farnham: Ashgate. [Details]
2009 'The role of St Anthony's College, Louvain in establishing the Irish Franciscan college network, 1607-60'
M. Lyons (2009) 'The role of St Anthony's College, Louvain in establishing the Irish Franciscan college network, 1607-60' In: E. Bhreathnach, J. MacMahon, J. Mccafferty (eds). The Irish Franciscans, 1534-1990. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2005 'Foreign language books, 1550-1700'
M. Lyons (2005) 'Foreign language books, 1550-1700' In: A. Hadfield & R. Gillespie (eds). The history of the Irish book, vol. 3: The Irish book in English, 1550-1800. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2015 'The professionalisation of Irish medicine in the generations before Charles Lucas'
M. Lyons (2015) 'The professionalisation of Irish medicine in the generations before Charles Lucas'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 184 (3):551-553 [DOI] [Details]
2011 'Irish Historical Studies'
Joint editor (2011) 'Irish Historical Studies'. Irish Historical Studies, [Details]
2008 ''Digne de compassion': female dependents of Irish jacobite soldiers in France, c.1692-c.1730'
M. Lyons (2008) ''Digne de compassion': female dependents of Irish jacobite soldiers in France, c.1692-c.1730'. Eighteenth-Century Ireland, 23 :55-75 [Details]
2005 'The interrogation of Matthew Barnewall, an Irish Jansenist imprisoned in the Bastille, 1712-13'
Lyons, M. (2005) 'The interrogation of Matthew Barnewall, an Irish Jansenist imprisoned in the Bastille, 1712-13'. Archivium Hibernicum, lix :79-89 [IR Link] [Details]

Newspaper Articles

  Year Publication

Professor Marian (Mary Ann) Lyons Newspaper Articles [Details]