Gabrielle Monaghan of the Irish Independent recently contacted me to learn more about Irish attitudes towards the body as part of the research for her article on nudity. I’m quoted towards the end of the piece, which you can read in full here.
As a professional academic historian I am, of course, biased. But because of my role I not only understand the importance of knowing our history, but also I am keenly aware of the skills — most notably critical thinking and analysis — that the study of the subject can impart on the student. These areContinue reading “Why study history? Ciaran Brady responds to Ruairi Quinn.”