Terry Dunne is currently Laois Historian-in-Residence under the 2021 Decade of Centenaries Programme. He graduated with a PhD from the Sociology Department of Maynooth University in 2015. His doctoral research analysed a collection of threatening letters, which are among the earliest examples of a subaltern documentary record in the Irish context. He has published widely on agrarian social movement in the Irish past. He also works in horticulture.