Niamh Reilly is Established Professor in Political Science and Sociology at the University of Galway. She has published widely on human rights and related policy issues and, in the context of Ireland’s Decade of Centenaries, on the social and political thought and activism of Tom Kettle (1880-1916) and Mary Sheehy Kettle (1884-1967). She is a great-great-granddaughter of A. J. Kettle.

Jane O’Brien is a social historian. She earned a PhD from the University of Galway in 2022 for her doctoral thesis entitled “Care and Control: The Experience of the Sisters of Mercy-Run Irish Industrial School System, 1868-1936.” She is the owner/operator of an award-winning historical walking tour company, Ennis Walking Tours.


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