School of History and Geography
Work Area/Key Responsibilities
History & Geography
St Patrick's Campus
Dr Marnie Hay specialises in modern Irish history, with particular emphasis on the histories of the Irish cultural revival, the Irish revolution, and youth. Her present research examines Irish youth culture in the early twentieth century. Her most recent monograph Na Fianna Éireann and the Irish Revolution, 1909-23: Scouting for Rebels (2019, paperback 2021) is published by Manchester University Press. She is the module coordinator for the following history modules at DCU: The Irish Revival and Revolution, 1884-1922 (HY329); A History of Northern Ireland, 1912-98 (HY339); Children and Childhood in the Western World (HY231); and Research Methods for the Historian (HY510). She is a founding member of the History of Irish Childhood Research Network, a former committee member of the Irish Society for the Study of Children’s Literature (ISSCL), and a former academic director of the Parnell Summer School (2011-12).