Monthly Archives: April 2015

18 The Irish Civil War

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On this episode, John Dorney discusses the Irish Civil War with Professor Gavin Foster of the Department of Canadian – Irish Studies at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.  Foster will talk not only about the historical context of the Irish Civil War but equally about the impact its achievements and challenges have had on the modern Irish society.

17 The Molly Maguires

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On this episode we are joined by Irish American historian, author and poet, John Kearns, to discuss the Molly Maguires. The Molly Maguires were a secret society based among the Irish miners in the anthracite coal fields in northern Pennsylvania in the 1860s and 1870s.

16 The Irish National Invincibles and the Fenian Dynamite Campaign of the 1880s

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On this episode we are joined by Dr. Shane Kenna to discuss the Irish National Invincibles and the Fenian Dynamite Campaign of the 1880s.