2021 marks 100 years since the creation of Northern Ireland. To discuss this, and the events that led up to the partition of Ireland, we were joined by Dr. Cormac Moore. Cormac is a historian in residence with Dublin City Council. His previous works include The GAA vs. Douglas Hyde, The Irish Soccer Split, and …
Category Archives: Irish Parliamentary Party
74 Commemoration & Discontent
On this episode of the Irish History Show we were joined by Dr. Laura McAtackney and Dr. Brian Hanley to discuss the controversies surrounding the Decade of Centenaries. Dr. Laura McAtackney is an associate professor in the Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies at Aarhus University in Denmark. In her work she explores the historical …
50 John Jinks and the Fifth Dáil
On this episode we discuss Deputy John Jinks and his role in the short lived fifth Dáil. Despite lasting just 98 days, it was one of the most historic. As Fianna Fáil agreed to drop abstentionism and take their seats in the Dáil, the parliamentary arithmetic meant that a new government was possible. With a …
44 The 1918 General Election
In this episode we look at the 1918 Westminster General Election. This was the first General Election held in the UK since 1910. The results of this election would see a complete transformation of political representation in Ireland. Sinn Féin, running on an abstentionist, Republican platform, would win a landslide victory throughout Ireland replacing the …
28 The Bridges Job & The Decade of Centenaries
Episode 28 of the Irish History Show. In this episode, we look at the Bridges Job when the Anti – Treaty IRA attempted to destroy the infrastructure around Dublin during the Civil War. We also discuss the state’s plans for the Decade of Centenaries.
25 Peace After The Final Battle
On this episode, John Dorney discusses his new book, Peace after the Final Battle – The Story of the Irish Revolution, 1912 to 1924.
19 The Irish Parliamentary Party
On this episode, John Dorney talks to Dr. Conor Mulvagh about the history of the Irish Parliamentary Party. Conor Mulvagh is a lecturer in UCD and an editorial assistant at Documents of Irish Foreign Policy.
2 History of local government in Dublin
On the Second episode of the Irish History Show, Cathal Brennan is joined in studio by John Dorney of the Irish Story website, Ciarán Wallace of Trinity College and Rhona McCord of Trinity College to discuss the history of Dublin Corporation and the history of local government in Dublin.