Nugent, L., Scriven, R (2015) Wells,Graves & Statues: Exploring the heritage & culture of pilgrimage in medieval & modern Cork city, Cork. Available through Amazon

Scriven, R (2014) ‘Barefoot and Rosary-in-Hand: a Geography of Pilgrimage in Ireland‘, The Boolean, 4, p.174-179.


Scriven, R (2018) ‘On the road’. RTÉ 

Ireland’s Holy Wells‘, Ireland’s Own, No.5516, 18 Sept, 2015

Lough Derg: the spiritual detox for your soul‘, Catholic Life, Aug, 2015

‘An island of peace and faith away from the hustle of life’, The Catholic Universe, 10th July 2015

Featured in Great Irish Journeys with Martha Kearney (Episode 4), BBC One (NI) 6th April/ BBC Four 14 April 2015

Interviewed on Sunday Spirit, RTÉ Radio 1 Extra, 8th March, 2015 (Podcast)

Opinion: Street harassment influences how women experience the world‘,, 29th October, 2014

Cover image, of Reek Sunday pilgrimage, Ireland’s Own, Issue 5456, 1 August 2014.

Interviewed on Moncrieff, Newstalk FM, 22nd July, 2014 (Listen here)

Interviewed on DeiseAM, WLRFM: Waterford Local Radio, 26th June, 2014 (Listen here)

Thousands of Irish people go on pilgrimage every year… but why?‘,, 23rd June, 2014

Interviewed for a feature article, ‘Reek climb offers spiritual connections‘ in the Irish Catholic, 1 Aug, 2013

Cover image, of Reek Sunday pilgrimage, Catholic Life, July 2013.

Interviewed for Kerrywide, Kerry Radio, 9 June 2013.

University Public Presentations

Flesh, Stone, Water: Evoking a Sacred Space Through the Senses‘, University College Cork’s Doctoral Showcase Finalist 2013 in ‘ The Creative Mind’ Category 

Barefoot and rosary-in-hand: a cultural geography of pilgrimage in Ireland‘, University College Cork’s Doctoral Showcase Finalist 2012 - Joint-Runner Up in ‘ The Grand Plan’ Category 

Public Talks

‘Pilgrimage Heritage Walking Tour’, co-organised with Dr Louise Nugent, Cork city centre, (part of Heritage Week 2015) 29 Aug 2015

‘The development of Pilgrimage in modern Ireland’, Douglas Library, (part of Heritage Week 2014) 3 Sept 2014

‘Places of pilgrimage in modern Ireland’, Cork City Library (part of the annual Bealtaine Festival), 17 May, 2014

Geography at University: A case study of my research, Bishopstown Community School, 8 Nov, 2013

Pilgrimage & the Irish Holy Well‘, Mitchelstown Heritage Society, Mitchelstown, 7 Nov, 2013


A selection of Fieldwork images in the Douglas Union of Parish Art and Photography Exhibition, Douglas 13-16 November 2014

Irish Pilgrimage, Douglas Library, (part of Heritage Week 2014) 23-30 August 2014

Pilgrimage in Contemporary Ireland, Cork City Library, 18-29 March, 2014

Online exhibition ‘Pilgrimage in Contemporary Ireland‘, originally produced to accompany an exhibition in Cork City Library,  18-29 March, 2014


UCC PhD student research: Contemporary Pilgrimage in Ireland, blog post on UCC Postgraduate Studies Blog, 22 June 2015

Wikipedia: Creating as well as consuming online‘, a blog post republished on Wikimedia UK Blog, 11 July 2014

Stories of Objects and Objects as Stories‘, blog post for At Home in Scotland, 2 July 2014

Exciting new research on Modern Pilgrimage in Ireland‘, guest blog post for Pilgrimage in Medieval Ireland, 11 April, 2013