41 The 12th of July and the Orange Order

The Twelfth (also called the Glorious Twelfth) is a Protestant celebration held on 12 July. It began during the late 18th century in Ulster. It celebrates the Glorious Revolution (1688) and victory of Protestant king William of Orange over Catholic king James II at the Battle of the Boyne (1690), which began the Protestant Ascendancy …

24 The murder of Senator Billy Fox

On this episode the presenters are joined by Dr. Brian Hanley to discuss the murder of Fine Gael Senator Billy Fox in 1974. https://media.blubrry.com/irishhistoryshow/irishhistoryshow.ie/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/IrishHistoryShow24.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS