Tina O’Toole

Tina O’Toole, Ennis Book Club Festival

Dr Tina O’Toole is senior lecturer in English, and programme director of the MA English at the University of Limerick, Ireland. Her publications include Women Writing War: Ireland 1880-1922 (UCD Press 2016; co-edited Gillian McIntosh and Muireann O’Cinnéide), 

The Irish New Woman (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012); a study of the second-wave Irish Women’s Movement, Documenting Irish Feminisms (Woodfield Press, 2005; co-authored Linda Connolly). Her journal publications include essays in Modernism/ModernityIrish University Review, and New Hibernia Review, and she has edited several journal special issues including Éire-Ireland (47) on “Irish Migrancies” (2012; co-edited with Piaras Mac Éinrí). Having been active in student politics at UCD and UCC in the 1990s, O’Toole went on to contribute to a number of feminist and LGBTQ organisations over subsequent decades including Cork Women’s Right to Choose Group; she was a founder member of LINC in Cork.