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Fiscal Military State, State formation, Financial history, History of Eighteenth Century Ireland
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Patrick Walsh is an Irish Research Council CARA co-fund post-doctoral research fellow. He was based in
Dept. of History at University College London but has returned to the School of History and Archives and
U.C.D. in September 2013.
His current research project is entitled A Sinew of Power? State and Society in Ireland c. 1680-c. 1780.
has previously worked on the U.C.D.-T.C.D co-sponsored Irish Research Council for the Humanities and
Social Sciences (IRCHSS) Insular Christianity Project, as well as holding a two year IRCHSS postdoctoral
fellowship at U.C.D. from 2008-10. His publications include The Making of the Irish Protestant
Ascendancy: William Conolly, 1689-1729 (Woodbridge,2010), The Conolly Archive (Dublin, 2010) as well
several articles and book chapters on various aspects of eighteenth century Ireland. He is a graduate of
Trinity College Dublin receiving his BA (Hons) in 2003 and his PhD in 2008.