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1 July 2023 - Another article for History Today: 'Writing Wrongs: The Anti-Russian Poetry of Frances Browne, the 'Blind Poetess of Ulster''. Read here.

10 April 2022 - Talking Frederick Douglass with Prof David W. Blight and Prof Christine Kinealy on Talking History - Newstalk. Listen here.

1 April 2022 - My article 'Frederick Douglass on Tour' is the feature article in this month's History Today. Read here.

13 February 2022 - Walking Tour - 'The Cork Abolitionists Trail' - part of #DouglassWeek 2022.

10 February 2022 - A talk 'Tracing Frederick Douglass's Footsteps Through Cork' as part of #DouglassWeek 2022. Watch here.

5 October 2021 - My 'best books' on Frederick Douglass for Read here

20 October 2021 - As part of Black History Month, an article in the Bristol Cable on Frederick Douglass's 1846 visit to the city. Read here.

5 August 2021 - Interviewed on Cork's 96FM about Frederick Douglass and 'The Cork Abolitionists Trail' - together with actor Paul Oakley Stovall and #DouglassWeek co-founder Sarah McCreedy. Listen here.

22 July 2021 - Launch of 'The Cork Abolitionists Trail' with Kenneth B. Morris Jr. (Frederick Douglass's great-great-great-grandson and co-founder of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives), actor Paul Oakley Stovall (Hamilton: The Musical) and the CIEE Frederick Douglass Global Fellows. This is a #DouglassWeek project I am very proud to be part of. Listen to the RTE Radio 1 Drivetime report here

21 March 2021 - My book, Frederick Douglass in Ireland: 'The Black O'Connell', reprinted by Gill Books. Available here

12 February 2021 - A talk 'Céad Míle Fáilte to the Stranger: Poems Celebrating Frederick Douglass's Tour of Britain and Ireland, 1845-7' - part of #DouglassWeek 2021. Watch here

12 February 2021 - An interview with The Rebel Matters Podcast on the life of Frederick Douglass - part of #DouglassWeek 2021. Listen here

1 September 2020 - Against the backdrop of the Black Lives Matter movement, an article in History Ireland on Ireland's far from unblemished relationship with slavery and the slave trade. Read here.

28 May 2020 - Paperback edition of my book, Palmerston and The Times: Foreign Policy, the Press and Public Opinion in Mid-Victorian Britain, published by Bloomsbury Academic. Available here.

26 March 2020 - On the centenary of its publication, an article in the Irish Times on F. Scott Fitzgerald's debut novel This Side of Paradise. Read here
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