On this episode we are joined by Dr. Shane Kenna to discuss the Irish National Invincibles and the Fenian Dynamite Campaign of the 1880s.
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The Irish Revolution as a backdrop for historical fiction. On this episode of the Irish History Show, Cathal Brennan and John Dorney talk to Irish – American novelist Kevin McCarthy about his novel Peeler and using the Irish Revolution as a back drop to his novels.
On this episode John interviews Fionnuala Walsh of Trinity College Dublin about Irish Women and the First World War. In Ireland, the First World War saw not only participation in the global conflict but also the beginnings of nationalist revolution. What did all of this mean for Irish women?
On today’s episode we’re joined by Dr. Brian Hanley. In the first half of the show, John interviews Brian about the IRA during the Emergency (World War II).
In the second half of the show John and Brian discuss the effect of the Troubles in Northern Ireland on southern society.
In this episode, John Dorney speaks to Dr. John M. Regan of the University of Dundee about Revisionism, Peter Hart and the History Wars in Ireland.
In the first part of the show, Alex Ó Fhailghigh talks about radicalism in the Irish community in Scotland.
In the second part of the show, Pádraig Lenihan talks about the historiography of early – modern Ireland.
On this episode we look at the 1913 Lockout in Dublin. We’re joined by author and historian Pádraig Yeates. Pádraig is the author of Lockout: 1913 and chairman of the 1913 Commemoration Committee.