Dr.Caitriona Clear

Dr. Caitriona Clear lectures in nineteenth and twentieth-century history at NUI, Galway, and has published research on nuns, women of the house, homelessness, and Maura Laverty. Her most recent book is Social Change and Everyday Life in Ireland 1850–1922 (2007, Manchester University Press). She has been familiar with the songs of Percy French for as long as she can remember.