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.

15 The Irish Revolution as a Backdrop for Historical Fiction

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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.

14 Irish Women and the First World War

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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

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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.

12 Irish nationalism and Zionism

beattyzionismIn this episode we are joined by Aidan Beatty, a PhD student from the University of Chicago to talk about his research on the links between Irish nationalism and Zionism.

11 Revisionism, Peter Hart and the History Wars in Ireland

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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.

10 The southern Irish economy since partition

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On this epsiode we talk to Dr. Conor McCabe of the UCD School of Social Justice about the southern Irish economy since partition

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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.

8 The 1913 Lockout

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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.

7 Fine Gael and the Blueshirts

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On this episode, we discuss the Blueshirts and Fine Gael. We were joined by Dr. Fearghal McGarry and Dr. Brian Hanley.