On this episode of the Irish History Show we were joined by Gerard Shannon to discuss Seán Russell, the former Chief of Staff of the IRA. Russell continues to be a deeply controversial and divisive figure to the present day and his statue in Fairview Park, near Dublin’s city centre, has been frequently vandalised, and …
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67 Irish republicanism, anti-Semitism and the post-war world
On this episode of the show we were joined by Dr. Brian Hanley to discuss his recent article for Irish Historical Studies entitled ‘The Irish and the Jews have a good deal in common’: Irish republicanism, anti-Semitism and the post-war world. In the episode we discuss the Irish Jewish Community, casual anti – Semitism in …
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63 Irish Election Literature & Small Irish Parties
On this episode of the show we were joined by Alan Kinsella of the Irish Election Literature Blog. Alan talked about how he began collecting material relating to elections and referenda as a child and how this led to a lifetime of accumulating Irish political ephemera. Alan also discussed his new podcast “The Others” dealing …
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51 Victor Brown Political Cartoonist
On this episode we are joined by Barry Sheppard from History Now on NVTV to talk about the political cartoons of Victor Brown in The Irish Press. Previous episodes of History Now are available here: http://www.nvtv.co.uk/ondemand/community-2/history-community-2/
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.
7 Fine Gael and the Blueshirts
On this episode, we discuss the Blueshirts and Fine Gael. We were joined by Dr. Fearghal McGarry and Dr. Brian Hanley.