The Irish History Show is presented and produced by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. The show was originally broadcast on NEAR FM in Dublin.
John Dorney has a BA in Irish History and an MA in Early Modern Irish History from UCD and an MA in Journalism from Griffith College. He has been an on screen contributor to Scannal (RTÉ), My Civil War (RTÉ), TV3’s live coverage of the 1916 Easter Rising Centenary and Who do you think you are? (RTÉ). John Dorney also runs, and writes for, The Irish Story website.
Cathal Brennan has third level qualifications in Media Production (Marino College), TV and Video Production (Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology), Research Skills for TV (Screen Training Ireland) and has a BA in Irish History from Trinity College, Dublin. He has worked as a researcher on Who Do You Think You Are? (BBC, RTÉ and NBC versions), The Children of the Revolution (RTÉ) and The Great House Revival (RTÉ). He also writes articles for The Irish Story.