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28 The Bridges Job & The Decade of Centenaries

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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.

26 Howth Gun Running

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On this episode, we discuss the landing of arms for the Irish Volunteers in Howth in 1914.  We also discuss the Bachelor’s Walk Massacre that happened that same day.  We were joined by Pádraig Yeates.  Pádraig Yeates is a distinguished social and labour historian and the author of Lockout, the standard work on the great 1913 labour dispute. He is also author of the acclaimed A City in Wartime, A City in Turmoil and A City in Revolution.

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.