Dr Catriona Pennell



A Kingdom United: Popular Responses to the Outbreak of the First World War in Britain and Ireland, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2012.


'Choreographed by the angels'? Ireland and the centenary of the First World War, War and Society, vol. 36, no. 4, Maney Publishing, 2017

Learning Lessons from War? Inclusions and Exclusions in Teaching First World War History in English Secondary Schools, History and Memory: studies in representation of the past, vol. 28, no. 1, 2016, 36-71

On the Frontlines of Teaching the History of the First World War, Teaching History, no. TH 155, Historical Association, 2014, 34-40

Believing the Unbelievable: The Myth of Russians 'With Snow On Their Boots' in the United Kingdom, 1914, Cultural and Social History, vol. 11, no. 1, 2014, 69-88

A Truly Shared Commemoration?: Britain, Ireland and the Centenary of the First World War, RUSI Journal, vol. 159, no. 4, 2014, 92-100

with Bryan D, Cronin M, O‘Toole T, Ireland's Decade of Commemorations: A Roundtable, New Hibernia Review, vol. 3, no. 17, 2013, 63-86

Great Britain and Ireland in World War I: A cordial agreement? | La Grande-Bretagne et l'Irlande dans la Première Guerre mondiale: Une entente cordiale?, Vingtieme Siecle: Revue d'Histoire, vol. 120, no. 4, 2013, 43-55

Popular History and Myth-Making: The Role and Responsibility of First World War Historians in the Centenary Commemorations, 2014-2018, Historically Speaking, vol. 13, no. 5, The John Hopkins University Press, 2012, 11-14


'To leave a wooden poppy cross of our own': First World War battlefield spaces in the era of post-living memory, in Wallis J, Harvey DC (eds) Commemorative Spaces of the First World War Historical Geographies at the Centenary, , 2017

The Shock of War: How Britain Entered the First World War, in Liddle P (eds) Britain Goes to War How the First World War Began to Reshape the Nation, Barnsley: Pen and Sword, 2015

Volunteering in British and Dominion Forces, 1914-1918, in Jones H, Beaupre N, Rasmussen A (eds) Accepter, Endurer, Refuser, Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2015

with Einhaus AM, Teaching and remembrance in English secondary schools, in Ziino B (eds) Remembering the First World War, Abingdon: Routledge, 2015, 74-89

Presenting the War in Ireland, 1914-1918, in Paddock T (eds) World War I and Propaganda, Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2014

More than a Curious Footnote: Ireland's Place in Britain's First World War Centenary Commemorations, 2014- 2018, in Horne J, Madigan E (eds) Towards Commemoration: Ireland in War and Revolution, 1912-1923, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 2013, 44-51

'Why we are at war': Justifying war in Britain, 1914, in Fox J, Welch D (eds) Justifying War: Propaganda, Politics and the Modern Age, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, 95-108

Going to War, 1914, in Horne J (eds) Our War: Ireland and the Great War, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 2008, 37-48

'The Germans Have Landed!': Invasion Fears in the South-East of England, August to December 1914, in Jones H, O'Brien J, Schmidt-Supprian C (eds) Untold War: New Perspectives in First World War Studies, Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2008, 95-118


Ireland and the first World War, History Today, vol. 64, no. 8, 2014

Memory, Narrative and the Great War: Rifleman Patrick MacGill and the Construction of Wartime Experience, Social History, vol. 1, no. 39, 2014, 145-146

On the Battlefield of Memory: The First World War and American Remembrance, 1919-1941, War In History, vol. 19, no. 2, 2012, 251-252

A Part of History: Aspects of the British Experience of the First World War, War In History, vol. 18, no. 1, 2011, 131-132

The Secret Battle: Emotional Survival in the First World War, War In History, vol. 17, no. 3, 2010, 369-370

Review Article: British Society and the First World War, War In History, vol. 16, no. 4, 2009, 506-518


with Einhaus AM, The First World War in the Classroom: Final Project Report, 2014.

with Bostanci A, Dubber J, Remember the World as well as the War: Why the global reach and enduring legacy of the First World War still matter today, British Council, British Council, 2014.

with Einhaus AM, The First World War in the Classroom: An Interactive Workshop, 2013.