On this episode of the Irish History Show we were joined by Gerard Shannon to discuss his new biography of Liam Lynch. During the War of Independence, Liam Lynch was the officer in command of the Cork No. 2 Brigade of the IRA and later commander of the First Southern Division. He opposed the Anglo …
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73 Tom Barry and the Kilmichael Ambush
On this episode of the Irish History Show we discussed the Kilmichael Ambush. The Kilmichael Ambush occurred on the 28th of November 1920 when a flying column of the IRA, led by Tom Barry, ambushed a company of the Auxiliary Division of the Royal Irish Constabulary. The Auxiliaries lost 17 members in the engagement, including …
66 The Disappeared of the Irish Revolution
On this episode of the show Dr. Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc talks about ‘The Disappeared’ who were killed and secretly buried during the Irish Revolutionary Period. This is the fruit of a research project carried out by Pádraig himself and Andy Bielenberg of University College Cork into forcible disappearances during the Irish revolution. Pádraig has previously …
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42 Michael Collins
In this episode we are joined by Irish American historian Joseph E.A. Connell Jr. to discuss his new book Michael Collins: Dublin 1916 – 1922. Michael Collins was the Chairman of the Provisional Government set up after the Anglo – Irish Treaty of 1921. Collins was a Gaelic League and GAA activist and served in …
32 The Assassination of Seán Hales
On the 7th of December 1922, Pro – Treaty TDs, Sean Hales of Cork and Pádraig Ó Máille of Mayo, emerged from their lunch at a hotel on Ormonde Quay, along Dublin’s river Liffey, for the short drive to the Dáil in Leinster House. Both had been active in Sinn Féin and the IRA in …
23 Dublin and Cork and the First World War
On this episode the presenters are joined by Pádraig Yeates and John Borgonovo to discuss the effects of the First World War on Dublin and Cork.
21 Locked Out: A Century of Irish Working – Class Life
On this episode the presenters are joined by Dr. David Convery to discuss a new collection of essays he has edited entitled ‘Locked Out: A Century of Irish Working – Class Life.’ The books features essays by Conor McCabe, David Convery, James Curry, Alan J.M. Noonan, Fiona Devoy McAuliffe, Donal Fallon, Sarah-Anne Buckley, Christopher J.V. …
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11 Revisionism, Peter Hart and the History Wars in Ireland
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.
1 The Civil War in Dublin and Cork
First episode of the Irish History Show on Near FM. In the first part of the show, Cathal Brennan and John Dorney discuss the Civil War in Dublin while in the second part of the show, John Dorney and John Borgonovo discuss the Civil War in Cork.