Category Archives: Podcast

19 The Irish Parliamentary Party

john_redmond

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.

18 The Irish Civil War

gavinfoster

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

Molly+Maguires

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

invincibles

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

15 The Irish Revolution as a Backdrop for Historical Fiction

PEELER
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.

14 Irish Women and the First World War

women ww1

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?

13 The IRA during the Emergency & the effect of the Troubles on southern society

Malin_Head_By_Air_3(Small)

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.

1 2 3 4