On this episode, John Dorney discusses the Irish Civil War with Professor Gavin Foster of the Department of Canadian – Irish Studies at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. Foster will talk not only about the historical context of the Irish Civil War but equally about the impact its achievements and challenges have had on the …
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17 The Molly Maguires
On this episode we are joined by Irish American historian, author and poet, John Kearns, to discuss the Molly Maguires. The Molly Maguires were a secret society based among the Irish miners in the anthracite coal fields in northern Pennsylvania in the 1860s and 1870s.
16 The Irish National Invincibles and the Fenian Dynamite Campaign of the 1880s
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
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
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
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
In 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
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
On this epsiode we talk to Dr. Conor McCabe of the UCD School of Social Justice about the southern Irish economy since partition .
9 Radicalism in the Irish community in Scotland & The historiography of early – modern Ireland
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.