Patrick Maume was born in Cork and is a graduate of University College Cork and Queen's University Belfast. He lived in Northern Ireland almost continuously 1990-2011, and now resides in Dublin. He has taught nineteenth and twentieth-century Irish history at UCD and QUB and politics at QUB. He has been a DIB researcher since 2003 (and briefly in 2001). He has published books on Daniel Corkery and DP Moran, a study of early C20 Irish nationalism, and numerous articles, chapters and edited texts on nineteenth and twentieth-century Ireland.