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- Cultural and historical Geography
- Rural and landscape Studies
- ‘Wiring the Countryside: Rural Electrification in Ireland', in Engineering Earth: The Impacts of Mega-engineering Projects, editor Stanley D. Brunn, Springer/Kluwer, Fall, 2010.
- ‘Ordnance Survey Maps and Official Reports', Oxford History of the Irish Book, Vol 4 (1800-90), Oxford University Press.
Duffy, P.J. (2009), ‘Rural historical geographies' in The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, edited by R. Kitchin and N. Thrift, Elsevier, vol 5, 136-145
- Duffy, P.J. (2009), ‘Exhibiting landscape' in Museum Ireland, vol 19, 42-49
- Duffy, P.J. (2010), ‘Poetry and Place: when literature and landscape rhyme' Introduction: Tom French (ed), A Meath Anthology, Meath County Council, 2010, vii-xiii.
- At the anvil: essays in historical geography in honour of W.J.Smyth, Dublin, 2012
- ‘La morphologie de la paroisse en Irlande’, La paroisse, communauté et territoire, Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2013
- ‘Early Mapping in Ireland’, in Secrets of the Irish landscape, Cork University Press, June 2013 (to accompany Irish Television series), Cork 2013, 183-191
- ‘Landholding, society and settlement in nineteenth-century Ireland: a historical geographer’s perspective’[review article], Irish Geography, 2013
- ‘Armagh and Kells’ in Maps and Texts: exploring the Irish Historic Towns Atlas edited by H.B. Clarke and Sarah Gearty, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin 2013.
- ‘Land camped on before: reading our signatures in the landscape’ in Kilkenny:
- monuments, memory and maps, ed. Dearbhala Ledwidge, Kilkenny, 2013
- ‘Through American eyes’: a hundred years of Ireland in the National Geographic Magazine ‘ in Spacing Ireland: Place, Society and Culture in a Post-boom Era, ed. C. Crowley and D. Linehan, Manchester University Press, June 2013
- ‘Mapping the Famine in Monaghan’ in W.J.Smyth et al., Atlas of the Great Irish Famine, Cork University Press, 2012, 440-450.
- ‘Homecoming: recovering the local in place and community’ ed Alan Counihan, Townlands: a habitation – a creative exploration of the rural landscape, Kilkenny , 75-80.
- “Nearly all that geography can require’: the state and the construction of a geographical archive in nineteenth-century Ireland’ in At the anvil: essays in honour of Professor William J. Smyth, Geographer, ed. P J Duffy and W. Nolan, Geography Publications, Dublin, 2012.
- ‘Housing history, Kilclone, County Meath’ in Atlas of the Irish rural landscape, ed. F.H.A.Aalen, K. Whelan and Matthew Stout, Cork University Press, second edition 2011, 232-234
- ‘Wiring the Countryside: Rural Electrification in Ireland', in Engineering Earth: The Impacts of Mega-engineering Projects, editor Stanley D. Brunn, Springer/Kluwer, 2011, 1885-1899
- ‘Ordnance Survey Maps and Official Reports', Oxford History of the Irish Book, Vol 4 (1800-90), Oxford University Press, 2011, 553-562
- A Memoir of Geography in Maynooth from 1971 [Geography Department, NUIM, 2012]
- Duffy, P.J. (2007) Exploring the history and heritage of Irish landscapes. Dublin, Four Courts Press.
- Duffy, P.J., Ní Bhrádaigh, E., McCarron, S., and Walsh, J. (2007) ‘Using GIS to map the evolution of the Gaeltacht’ Irish Geography, 40(1), 99-108.
- Duffy, P.J. (2006) ‘Placing migration in history: geographies of Irish population movements’ in Turner, B.S. (ed) Migration and myth: Ulster’s revolving door. Downpatrick, Ulster Local History Trust, 22-37.
- Duffy, P.J. (2006) ‘The territorial identity of Kildare’s landscapes’ in Nolan, W and McGrath, T. (eds) Kildare: history and society. Dublin, Geography Publications, 1-34.
- Duffy, P.J. (2006) ‘The shape of the parish’ in Fitzpatrick, E and Gillespie, R. (eds) The parish in medieval and early modern Ireland: community, territory and building. Dublin, Four Courts Press, 33-61.
- Duffy, P.J. (2006) ‘Colonial spaces and sites of resistance: landed estates in nineteenth-century Ireland' in Proudfoot, L. J and Roche M. M. (eds.) (Dis)Placing Empire, Aldershot. Ashgate Press, 15-40.
- Duffy, P.J. (2004) 'Disencumbering our crowded places': theory and practice of estate migration in the nineteenth century; in Duffy, P.J. (ed) To and from Ireland: planned migration schemes c.1600-2000. Dublin, Geography Publications, 79-104.
- Duffy, P.J. (2004) 'Unwritten landscapes: reflections on minor placenames and sense of place in the Irish countryside' in Clarke, H., Prunty, J., and Hennessy, M. (eds) Surveying Ireland's past: multidisciplinary essays in honour of Anngret Simms. Dublin, Geography Publications, 689-711.
- Duffy, P.J. (2004) 'The town of Monaghan: a place inscribed in street and square' in Conlon. E. (ed.) Later on: the Monaghan bombing memorial anthology. Brandon Press, 14-32
- Duffy, P.J. (2004) 'Change and renewal in issues of place, identity and the local' in Hourihane, J. Engaging spaces: people place and space from an Irish perspective. Dublin, Lilliput 13-29.
Conference Papers & Public Presentations
- ‘"Important places and great events": townlands of home', The Townland Project: A Public Conversation on Local Landscapes and Home, Johnswell, Kilkenny, 28 August 2010
‘Re-assessing the nineteenth-century geographical archive as colonial legacy', Keynote lecture, Conference of Irish Geographers, Maynooth, 2nd May 2010
- ‘Decoding Meath's landscape history' Meath Archaeological and Historical Society, Navan, 10 Feb 2010
- ‘ "Many young men of twenty": mid-century challenges for community life and the GAA in Monaghan', GAA 125 commemoration Monaghan, Castleblayney, 30 October 2009
- ‘Landscape heritage and making places', Meath - The Landscape and the People, Meath County Library conference, Trim, 11 July, 2009
- ‘Plantation geographies and colonial contexts: England, the Atlantic and the Ulster Plantation', Plantation of Ulster: laboratory for Empire conference, University of Ulster, Derry, and London Guildhall, July 2009
- ‘Geography in the Irish Historic Towns Atlas', Annual conference, Royal Irish Academy, 22 May 2009
‘Picturing Ireland: a century in the National Geographic Magazine', Conference of Irish Geographers, UCC, May 2009
- ‘The role of the museum in exploring the heritages of the Irish landscape' Annual conference, Irish Museums Association, 28 Feb 2009
- ‘Printing as an instrument of modernity in government in nineteenth- century Ireland’, SSNI Annual Conference: Visual, material and print culture in the nineteenth-century, University of Limerick, 26 June 2008
- ‘William Carleton and the south Ulster landscape: writing the borderlands’, Invited lecture, William Carleton Summer School, 7-8 August 2008, Clogher,
- 'Reading diaries of the south Ulster countryside, 1930s onwards,’ Place, Writing and Voice Conference, University of Plymouth, 6th September 2008.Invited lecture, ‘Colonial consequences: England, America and Ulster’, ULHT Conference- Across the narrow sea: Plantations in Ulster, Monaghan, 7th November 2008
- 'Painted places: visualising past worlds’, History Society, St Patrick’s College, DCU, February 2007
- ‘Townlands and territorial structure: reading/mapping Fermanagh landscapes’, Irish Historic Settlement Group Annual conference, Enniskillen, May 2007
- ‘Views of Ireland: mapping strategies from the sixteenth century’, Gallery Lecture, Sheppard’s Irish Auction House, Durrow, September, 2007
- ‘Travel and tourism in Europe in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries’ Lecture to accompany, National Gallery of Ireland, 3 October 2006 ‘A Time and Place exhibition’