Gillis, Liz

Liz Gillis was born and raised in the Liberties of Dublin. Her love of history was instilled in her by her father Mick. She completed her degree in Irish history. She has worked as a local history researcher for the St Nicholas of Myra Centre. Since 2006 she has worked as a tour guide in Kilmainham Gaol and has carried out research for a number of historians, while also doing her own research on the revolutionary period. She has written three books: ‘Ireland Over All’, ‘The Fall of Dublin’ and ‘Revolution in Dublin’. She has also developed a walking tour of the Liberties, focusing on the revolutionary history of the area, and has taken part in a number of conferences and lectures on the period.