Catriona Crowe is former Head of Special Projects at the National Archives of Ireland. She was Manager of the Census Online Project, which placed the Irish 1901 and 1911 censuses online free to access. She is editor of Dublin 1911, published by the Royal Irish Academy in late 2011. She presented the RTE documentaries, Ireland before the Rising, shown in February 2016, and Life After the Rising, shown in January 1919, and reviewing regularly for the Irish Times.
Catriona is an Honorary President of the Irish Labour History Society, and a former President of the Women’s History Association of Ireland. She is Chairperson of the SAOL Project, a rehabilitation initiative for women with addiction problems, based in the north inner city of Dublin, and also Chairperson of the Inner City Renewal Group, which delivers employment and welfare rights advice and support to the community in the north inner city. She is a member of the Royal Irish Academy.