Woodstock House Project: Reflections and lessons…

Render of the rear of the house towards the end of the project

    This is a continuation in a series of blogs beginning with Richard Breen’s here. The first post from this blog here. We seem to finally be at the tail end of this project with oodles of that most useless yet relied upon asset: hindsight. And so, that somebody might benefit from our toils beyond ourselves, […]

Modelling the past: Woodstock House

Woodstock House project in 3D

Richard Breen’s blog here gives the background to this project…   Richard Breen and I have been modelling Woodstock House, an estate which once stood in Kilkenny and was burnt down in 1922. We managed to get out hands on some plans relating to the fire compensation claim. These were quite good but only included one measurement. […]

Practicum: Topic Modelling the B.M.H.’s Witness Statements

For this project I’ll be aiming to create topic models using the Bureau of Military History’s Witness Statements as the corpus. These statements were collected by the Irish State between 1947 and 1957 and relate to the period from the formation of the Irish Volunteers, 25th November 1913, to the beginning of the ceasefire (which lead to peace […]