PUBLICATIONS

Where the Garden meets the Wood

Monksgrange Garden in watercolour and poetry: an album compiled in 1924 by Goddard and Iris

Orpen. Edited by Jeremy Hill. Publ. May 2019. €15. Proceeds to Edward Richards-Orpen Memorial Trust.

There may be more trouble yet.

 

Goddard Orpen’s diary account of events at Monksgrange during the Easter Rising in 1916. Edited by Jeremy Hill. Publ. Nov 2015. Sold Out.

 

Monksgrange: Portrait of an Irish house and family, 1769–1969 by Philip Bull. Published by Four Courts Press, Dublin. €50

ACADEMIC PAPERS

 

Published and other outcomes of Philip Bull’s research on the Monksgrange Archive.

 

​Chapters of books

‘An Irish Landlord and his Daughter’ in Angela McCarthy (ed), Ireland in the World: Comparative, transnational and personal perspectives, London, Routledge, 2015, pp. 137-60.

‘Behind the front in France: the story of the heir to Monksgrange’ in Terence Dooley and Christopher Ridgway (eds), The country house and the Great War: Irish and British experiences, Dublin, Four Courts, 2016, pp. 40-52.

‘Five women of Monksgrange’, in Terence Dooley, Maeve O'Riordan & Christopher Ridgway (eds), Women and the country house in Ireland and Britain, Dublin, Four Courts, forthcoming November 2017.

‘From landlordism to citizenship: Edward Richards-Orpen and the new state’ in Ida Milne and Ian d’Alton (eds), Protestant and Irish: the minority's search for place in independent Ireland, published by Cork University Press. 2019.

Entries in the Dictionary of Irish Biography

‘Orpen, Adela Elizabeth’, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2013, article Id=a958.

‘Orpen, Goddard Henry’, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2013, article Id=a7127.

 

Papers presented at conferences or seminars

‘An Irish landlord and his daughter: a story of war and survival in America and Ireland’, delivered at the Nineteenth Irish Australasian Conference, University of Otago, Dunedin, 7–10 November 2012.

‘A nineteenth-century estate and Irish society: Constructing a research project out of a newly discovered archive’, paper to the postgraduate seminar, Department of History, National University of Ireland-Maynooth, 25 April 2013.

‘A nineteenth-century Irish estate: New records for the history of Irish landlordism’, paper delivered to the conference on Landed estates and Irish history, Moore Institute, National University of Ireland Galway, 13-14 June 2013.

‘An Irish House and its people: Venturing into a new archive’, paper to the Melbourne Irish Studies Seminar, 24 September 2013

‘An Irish landlord and his daughter: A story of war and survival in America and Ireland’, paper to U3A, Melbourne, 24 October 2013.

‘Edward Moore Richards, Railways, Slavery and Civil War: An Irish landlord in Virginia and Kansas, 1849-66’, paper delivered at the 20th Australasian Irish Studies Conference, University of New South Wales, 4–7 December 2013.

‘An Irish House and its People: Confronting a new archive’, paper to An Foras Feasa, National University of Ireland-Maynooth, 3 April 2014.

‘Resilience and creativity: Survival of an Irish landlord family over six generations’, paper to Irish History Seminar, University of Oxford, 30 April 2014.

‘Monksgrange and the Great War’, paper at the 12th Annual Conference of the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses and Estates, Maynooth, 8–9 May 2014.

‘An Irish House and its People: Confronting a new archive’, paper to History Research Seminar, La Trobe University, 9 October 2014.

‘Three Women and the Fortunes of Monksgrange’, paper at the 13th Annual Conference of the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses and Estates, Maynooth, 11-12 May 2015.

‘One Landlord Family’s Responses to Changes in the Irish Polity: The case of Monksgrange’, paper at the 21st Australasian Irish Studies Conference, Maynooth, 18-20 June 2015.

ABOUT US

Monksgrange Archives (in the ownership and care of the Edward Richards-Orpen Memorial Trust RCN#20009526, CHY#5872) holds a large collection of personal and estate papers, photographic images and collectables of the Richards and Orpen families of Counties Wexford and Kerry.

Some documents in the archives date back to the 17th century.

The Edward Richards-Orpen Memorial Trust is

registered with the

Charities Regulatory Authority:

RCN 20009526 CHY 5872.

ADDRESS

Monksgrange,

Rathnure,

Enniscorthy

Y21PT85

Tel. 00353 (0) 53 925 5145

grangearchives@gmail.com 

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