Dr Peter Martin


Tel: +44 (0) 28 9097 3299
E-mail: p.martin@qub.ac.uk

Peter Martin is a graduate of University College Dublin and received his PhD from Trinity College Dublin. He has worked in Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin and St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra and QUB.

Research Interests

His research interests are in twentieth century Irish history, focusing especially on Irish Catholicism and the history of Northern Ireland. He is interested in the interaction between religious ideas and the independent Irish state. He is also interested in the history of devolved government in Northern Ireland. Dr Martin is currently working on a research project ‘Health and medicine in Northern Ireland 1921-72'.  This project is an attempt to produce an overview medical history of the region during its first period of devolution.

Work in progress:

  • 'Medical benefit in Northern Ireland, 1911-1939' (article)
  • 'The political career of Michael Tierney' (article)

Selected Publications

  • Censorship in the Two Irelands 1922–39 (Irish Academic Press, 2006).
  • ‘Irish peers and the Great War’ in Senia Paseta & Adrian Gregory (eds), A war to unite us all: Ireland and the First World War (Manchester, 2002).
  • ‘Irish peers and the Revolution’ in Joost Augusteijn (ed.), The Irish Revolution (Macmillan, 2002).