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

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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.

9 Radicalism in the Irish community in Scotland & The historiography of early – modern Ireland

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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.

6 Terror in Ireland – 1916 to 1923 & The 1641 Rebellion

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On this episode, we are joined by Professor David Fitzpatrick of Trinity College Dublin. Professor Fitzpatrick has just edited a collection of essays called Terror in Ireland – 1916 to 1923 by the Trinity History Workshop.
In the second half of the show we are joined by Dr. Micheál Ó Siochrú of Trinity College Dublin. Dr. Ó Siochrú is a lecturer in Early Modern Irish history.In the interview, Dr. Ó Siochrú talks about the causes of the 1641 rebellion in Ireland.

5 The 1916 Easter Rising

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Cathal Brennan and John Dorney are joined by Fearghal McGarry, from Queen’s University Belfast, and Róisín Higgins, from Boston College – Ireland,  to discuss the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin.

 

4 Infectious diseases in Ireland & How Aungier Street became known as the Dardenelles

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In this episode, Dr. Aoife MacCormac of the Biomedical Diagnostics Institute talks about the Spanish Flu and the Bubonic Plague and their effect on Ireland. Dr. MacCormac is working on a research project about the history of infectious diseases in Ireland.

Kildare historian James Durney talks about how Aungier Street became known as the Dardenelles based on an article he wrote for the Military History Society of Ireland journal The Irish Sword.

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