I spent four years as a curator in the National Museum of Ireland, working as part of the curatorial team that devised, developed and produced Soldiers & Chiefs: The Irish at War at Home and Abroad from 1550 to the Present Day. This permanent exhibition, which covers 1700 sqm and contains more than 1000 objects, was judged best exhibition at the 2009 Museum Awards.
I have continued to assist with research and development for exhibitions. I researched, curated and organised the Portraits: Women of Cork and the U.S.Navy 1917-1919 which is based on my work studying the Irish War Brides of First World War American servicemen. To date it has been displayed in the Sirius Arts Centre and Cork City Library.
I designed and curated the Medal of Honor exhibition on behalf of Irish Veterans for display at their gallery in Kinsale, Co. Cork. Utilising my research on Irish and Irish American recipients of the Medal, it charts Irish connections from the award’s inception through to the present day.