Articles and Papers

Brennan, E. 2017. 'Practical Recollection, Media and Power'. ECREA Communication History Section Workshop. Budapest, 8 September 2017. 


Brennan, E. 2016. 'Television in Ireland before Irish Television: Nationalist Rhetoric and International Programming'. ECREA Conference, Prague, 11 November, 2016.


Brennan, E. 2016. 'Television in Ireland before Irish Television: 1950s Audiences and British Programming'. Shared Histories Conference 2016, National Library, Dublin, Ireland. 6 July 2016.


Brennan, E. 2016. 'Why does film and television sci-fi tend to portray machines as being human?' Poster Presentation. Communicating with Machines, ICA post-conference. Fukuoka. 14 June 2016.


Brennan, E. 2016. 'Television in Ireland: A History from the Mediated Centre'. ICA Conference, Fukuoka, Japan. 13 June 2016.


Brennan, E. 2016. 'Techno-Apocalypse: Technology, Religion, and Ideology in Bryan Singer’s H+'. in Firestone, A, M.F. Pharr & L.A. Clark (eds). 'The Last Midnight: Critical Essays on Apocalyptic Narratives in Millenial Media'. Jefferson: McFarland.


Brennan, E. 2015. 'Yes, it's equality, but it's not what it used to be'. 24 May 2016 The Sunday Times (Irish edition).


Brennan, E. 2014. 'Cathode Ray Memories: Television as Memory and Social Practice'. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Sociological Association of Ireland, Dublin, 10 May 2014.


Brennan, E. 2012. ‘A Political Economy of Formatted Pleasures’, pp. 72–89 in Oren, T and S. Shahaf (eds), 2012. Global Television Formats Circulating Culture, Producing Identity. London: Routledge. (Joint winner of The Society for Cinema and Media Studies award for best edited collection for 2013).


Bates, C and Brennan, E. 2012. 'MA in Public Relations: Foundation in Community Based Research' (2012). Posters 2012. Book 6.


Brennan, E. 2011. ‘Not seeing the joke: the overlooked role of humour in researching television production.’ Media, Culture and Society. Vol. 33 (6): 819–833.


Brennan, E. 2011. 'Why we don't need an academic rebel alliance'. Politico. 18 May 2011. 


Brennan, E. 2010. Not Seeing the Joke: The Overlooked Role of Humour in Media Production Research. Conference Paper: European Sociological Association, Communications and Media Research Network Conference. Athens. 30 October 2010.


Brennan, E. 2005. Irish Journalist’s Attitudes Towards, and Use of, Internet Technology. Exploring Inequalities: Seventh Conference of the European Sociological Association, Torun. Poland, 2005. 

Brennan, E. 2004. ‘Fair City: A Case Study in the Proletarianisation of Cultural Production,’ The Irish Journal of Sociology. 13(2): 66–83.


Brennan, E. 2004. The Fair City Production Line: An Examination of Soap Opera’s potential contribution to the Public Sphere. Doctoral Dissertation. University College Dublin.


Brennan, E. 2000. ‘Cultural and Structural Change in RTÉ Television Drama’, Irish Communications Review 8: 1–13.