Student voices on historical research

This section aims to give you the student perspective on undertaking historical research and writing historical dissertations.

Suzanne Lesson is a recent graduate of the BA in Humanities, DCU. She wrote a highly commended final year history research project which examined the 1852 Kirwan murder in Howth and the ensuing court case.

In this video Suzanne talks about her experiences writing her history dissertation, how she came up with her topic, her use of primary sources and her approach to writing.