Ciaran Brady

Brady is an eminent historian of early modern Ireland whose many publications include The Chief Governors (1994), a study of the English administration in mid-sixteenth-century Ireland, Shane O’Neill (1996), a biography of Seán an Díomáis, a sixteenth-century Tyrone chieftain, and A Viceroy Vindicated (2001), a scholarly edition of the memoir of Sir Henry Sidney, a sixteenth-century English governor of Ireland, and Contending Conquests: The Struggle for Mastery in Sixteenth-Century Ireland (2002). While in residence in the Keough-Naughton Institute, Brady taught two courses on early modern Ireland and was available for consultation with graduate students. He completed a co-edited volume entitled Power and Argument in Early Modern Ireland, worked on a Calendar of State Papers Ireland, 1558-1565for publication by the Irish Manuscripts Commission and British Public Records Office in 2003 and continued to research a biography of the nineteenth-century historian, James Anthony Froude.