2021 – Publication – by A.C.A. Public, Eds. ACA Public/D. O’Mahony, Published Askeaton Contemporary Arts.
A profile of the circumstance and nature of paintings realised throughout the 1990s by Deirdre O’Mahony.
2020 – Article – Visual Artists’ News Sheet
Outlining the impact of Covid-19 restrictions on artistic projects.
2020 – Artist book – Texts D. O’Mahony & S. Phlean, Essay Catherine Marshall.
A decade of the SPUD project’s events, collaborations, conversations and artworks.
2020 – Article – Honest Ulsterman, June
On the SPUD publication.
2019 – Essay – Grasslands Programme Publication Aarhus ECOC 2018.
On Groundworks – a Danish village’s struggle to remain a self-sustaining community.
2019 – Exhibition Catalogue Essay.
On an exhibition by Marielle MacLeman responding to histories of enterprise, labour and land use in Dublin’s Liberties.
2019 – Project pamphlet – design by Kaye Toland
Embedding diversity in organic and low input food systems.
2018 – Book Chapter in Rurality Re-imagined, ed. Ben Stringer, Oro Editions: California and the University of London.
Perspectives on contemporary rurality from different academic and creative fields.
2016 – Commissioned text by the Arts Council for PublicArt.ie
2015 – Seed Broadsheet – agri-Culture Journal
Farming knowledge, food security, seed heritage and sustainability
2014 – Commissioned Essay.
Publication for Aughty film by Tom Flanagan & Megs Morley
New Ecologies between Art and Rural Life: Between Art
and Rural Life Towards a Collaborative Re-imaging of
Place and Community in Rural Ireland
2014 – Irish Families and Globalization: Conversations about Belonging and Identity
across Space and Time, Groves Monograph Series
The X-PO project’s exploration of regionality in the West of Ireland.
2013 – Printed and Published correspondence.
An email letter to Lucy R. Lippard about rural urban (mis)understandings.
2013 – Irish Journal of Anthropology – Co-written with Anne Byrne
An alternative methodology of reflexive revisiting to foster ‘empathetic insight’.
2012 – Project pamphlet
The future is in the ground.
2015 – Project Pamphlet
The future is at your feet.
2016 – Project Pamphlet
The future is in the bag
2012 – Public Art Review – issue 47
Interview with Deirdre O’Mahony
New Ecologies Between Rural Life and Visual Culture in the
West of Ireland: History, Context, Position, and Art Practice.
2012 – Doctoral thesis – University of Brighton
Questioning trans-disciplinary reflection on local/rural and national/global connections.
2011 – Abridged 0-20 – Introduction by Gregory McCartney
A reminder of preexisting alternative ways of doing things in County Clare.
2011 – Journal of Family Issues – Co-written with Anne Byrne and the Rinnamona Research Group
An inquiry into dominant narratives through collaborative community research.
2006 – Seminar Paper – The Visual Artists’ News Sheet
Considering aesthetics, ecology and the landscape of the West of Ireland.
WRITING BY OTHERS:
2014 – Iain Biggs – Canadian Journal of Irish Studies – Vol. 38, Nos. 1+2
2015 – Pat Cooke – Études irelandaises 40-2