Micheál Ó Siochrú
Dr. Micheál Ó Siochrú is a vibrant young Irish historian and currently a senior lecturer in The Scholl of History and Humanities, Trinity College Dublin. Ó Siochrú worked as a journalist in Hong Kong and as a Political Officer for the UN in Bosnia. He was the co-founder and one of the directors of Historical Insights Ltd, which provided historical walking tours of Dublin. In addition to the two books he previously published on Ireland in the 1640’s, Ó Siochrú published a full-length study of Cromwell’s military campaign in Ireland; ‘God’s Executioner’ in 2008 (Faber & Faber).
He specialises in the history of Early Modern Ireland, with a particular focus on the Wars of the Three Kingdoms (1641-1653). He is currently involved in two major projects in the field of War Studies. Dr O Siochrú teaches Early Modern Irish and British History with a particular focus on the political, military, diplomatic and constitutional histories of the 17th century.
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