Our Own Devices:  National Symbols and Political Conflict in Twentieth-Century Ireland, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 2005.

Peter Dennis, Jeffrey Grey, Ewan Morris and Robin Prior, The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History, Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 2008 (second edition).


‘“Egmont, Who Was He?”: The Debate Over Restoration of the Name of Taranaki Maunga’, Public History Review, vol. 29, 2022, pp. 114-127.

‘“H” is for History: Uses of the Past in Place-name Debates in New Zealand and Northern Ireland’, History Australia, vol. 15, no. 1, 2018, pp. 113-129.

‘The Boulder and the Bugler: The Battle of Boulcott’s Farm in Public Memory’, Journal of New Zealand Studies, n.s. vol. 20, 2015, pp. 51-71. Also published in slightly revised and updated form as ‘The Boulder and the Bugler: Boulcott’s Farm in Public Memory’, in John Crawford and Ian McGibbon (eds), Tutū te Puehu: New Perspectives on the New Zealand Wars, Wellington, Steele Roberts, 2018, pp. 32-56.

‘Māori Monument or Pākehā Propaganda? The Memorial to Keepa Te Rangihiwinui, Whanganui’, in Annabel Cooper, Lachy Paterson and Angela Wanhalla (eds), The Lives of Colonial Objects, Dunedin, Otago University Press, 2015, pp. 230-235.

‘“Kia Mau ai te Ora, te Pono me te Aroha ki te Ao Katoa”: The Māori First World War Memorial at Whanganui’, Turnbull Library Record, vol. 46, 2014, pp. 62-79.

‘Men Alone in Bronze and Stone: A Tale of Two Statues’, Journal of New Zealand Studies, n.s. vol. 13, 2012, pp. 62-76.

‘Getting Massey: The Limavady Statue Stoush and the Politics of Public Space in Northern Ireland’, Journal of Irish and Scottish Studies, vol. 4, no. 1, 2010, pp. 185-198.

‘Banner Headlines: The Māori Flag Debate in Comparative Perspective’, Journal of New Zealand Studies, n.s. vol. 9, 2010, pp. 115-134.

‘One Flag, Two Flags, No Flag, New Flag: Flags on Public Buildings in Northern Ireland’, in Brad Patterson and Kathryn Patterson (eds), Ireland and the Irish Antipodes: One World or Worlds Apart? Papers Delivered at the 16th Australasian Irish Studies Conference, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand, 9-12 July 2009, Spit Junction, NSW, Anchor Books, 2010, pp. 40-47.

‘Meanings of Loyalty in Interwar Australia’, in Victoria Mason (ed.), Loyalties, Perth, Network Books, 2007, pp. 51-59.

‘Devilish Devices or Farmyard Friends? The Free State Coinage Debate’, History Ireland, vol. 12, no. 1, 2004, pp. 24-28.

‘History Never Repeats? The Waitangi Tribunal and New Zealand History’, History Compass (Australasia & Pacific section), vol. 1, no. 1, 2003.

‘The Good Soldier: Neil Jordan’s Michael Collins’, Screening the Past, no. 8, 1999-2000.

‘The Beggar-King and the Big Fella: Seán O’Faoláin’s Daniel O’Connell’, in Pamela O’Neill and Jonathan M. Wooding (eds), Literature and Politics in the Celtic World: Papers from the Third Australian Conference of Celtic Studies, University of Sydney, July 1998 (Sydney Series in Celtic Studies 4), Sydney, Foundation for Celtic Studies, University of Sydney, 2000, pp. 336-345.

‘“God Save the King” Versus “The Soldier’s Song”:  The 1929 Trinity College National Anthem Dispute and the Politics of the Irish Free State’, Irish Historical Studies, vol. 31, no. 121, 1998, pp. 72-90.

‘Forty Years On:  Australia and the Queen, 1954’, Journal of Australian Studies, no. 40, 1994, pp. 1-13.

‘Clint, William Alfred’, in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 13, Melbourne, Melbourne University Press, 1993, pp. 444-445.

Book reviews

‘Review of Michael Belgrave, Dancing with the King: The Rise and Fall of the King Country, 1864-1885’, Journal of Pacific History, vol. 53, no. 3, 2018, pp. 347-348.

Unpublished papers

‘“Kia Ora, ‘Fighting Mac’”: Māori and the New Zealand Tour of Sir Hector Macdonald’, New Zealand Historical Association conference, University of Auckland, 28 November-1 December 2017.

‘Sir Walter Scott and Place Names in Australia and New Zealand’, talk for the Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott Club, 2 February 2017.

‘Ngā Tohu Whakamaumahara: Māori and Memorials’, Memory Research in Aotearoa/New Zealand symposium, Massey University, Wellington, 12 November 2015.

Media appearances

Lydia Monin, ‘Set in Stone?’, Heritage New Zealand, no. 151, Summer 2018, pp. 48-51.

Nicholas Boyack, ‘Time for Fresh Look at How We Remember the Battle of Boulcott’s Farm’, Hutt News, 16 July 2015.

Laurel Stowell, ‘War Just Part of Memorials’ Story’, Wanganui Chronicle, 19 July 2014.

‘Kemp Statue Reveals Complex History’, Radio Waatea, 27 March 2013.

Laurel Stowell, ‘Enigma Surrounds Maori Hero’, Wanganui Chronicle, 5 March 2013.

Radio New Zealand National, Sunday Morning programme – Ideas segment, 11 December 2011, panel discussion on Post Treaty Settlement Aotearoa.

Paul Easton, ‘Kiwis “Unaware” of Wars’, Dominion Post, 14 February 2011.