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From the Norman Invasion to the War of Independence, the Irish History Podcast brings you on a journey through the most fascinating stories in Ireland's past. Whether it’s the siege of Dublin in 1171 or gun battles in the 1920s, the podcast vividly recreates a sense of time and place. Each episode is meticulously researched creating character driven narratives that are engaging and accessible for all. Since the first episode was released back in 2010, the podcast has covered scores of fascin ...
 
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Five days after the end of the Second World War, Winston Churchill launched into a blistering critique of Irish neutrality on the BBC World Service. He would famously claim the government of Éamon de Valera had frolicked with German representatives in Dublin while Britain fought the Nazis. The reality of Irish neutrality in the World War II was som…
 
On this episode of the Irish History Show we looked at executions carried out by the Free State government during the Irish Civil War. The executions were made possible by legislation known as the Public Safety Bill, which was passed in the Dail on September 27, 1922. The emergency legislation gave to the National Army powers of punishment for anyo…
 
This episode continues the story of emigration and Irish Coffin Ships during the Great Famine. Dr Cian T. McMahon, the author of The Coffin Ship - Life and Death at Sea during the Great Famine discusses The death rate onboard coffin ships What factors determined whether someone lived or died. How Irish Famine emigrants adjusted to life in the U.S. …
 
Between 1845 - 1855 over two million people left Ireland to escape hunger, poverty and disease during the Great Hunger. The experience of these emigrants was often harrowing. The term Coffin Ship has became synonymous with their journeys across the Atlantic. While the term conveys misery, what was the experience actually like? In the first of two p…
 
Are we living through historic times? The Russian Invasion of Ukraine, the Queen's death, Liz Truss and Elon Musk have all dominated the headlines in 2022. However headlines don't always make history. Will the events of our lifetime be remembered in the future? In this episode I look at how the last twelve months might be remembered by future histo…
 
Hello, for this episode we jumped on the World Cup band wagon and Jason told Kevin about all the glorious WC and Euro memories from the past 100 years or so of Irish football. And this episode is basically a prelude to our live show this Wednesday the 14th of December in Whelans where we'll be talking about the main event in ROI football history, 2…
 
Life in Dublin at the turn of the 20th century was difficult to say the least. Working Class Dubliners were lucky if they reached 50. In those five or so decades, they worked dangerous jobs and lived in appalling conditions. In this episode I am joined by Dr Ciara Breathnach. Ciara has spent several years researching the records of Dublin's Coroner…
 
Kevin tells Jason a story about a scientist who stumbles upon a very odd little island at the edge of Europe with a distrust trust of the police, a disassociation which the politicians, an interesting relationship with the church, and so sexually repressed that people write books on it. And beside that is Inisheer. Sorry, Baile Beag...or Inis Beag.…
 
Castlekevin was once a thriving settlement deep in the Wicklow Mountains. However in the 14th century after decades of warfare the historical record fell silent. Over the past year the Roundwood & District Historical & Folklore Society have been working with a team of archaeologists to uncover the story of this lost town and castle. Using ground pe…
 
Two short stories about Irish lads who ended up in far fetched, far off places. If you like the first two stories we had a third one about an Irish chap in Fiji with 48 kids on the Patroen! Tickets to our gig in Belfast with Darren Matthews on November 24th in the Sunflower: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/shite-talk-an-irish-history-live-in-the-sunflo…
 
The Black Death changed Europe and Ireland forever. This disease which swept across the continent through 1348 carried off around 40% of the population. Its aftermath was no less sensational as social upheavel, wars and revolts broke out across Europe. Ireland was no different, indeed it was arguably affected in more profound ways than most of the …
 
This week we were joined by Stephen Mullan when we talked about the great Admiral William "Guillermo" Brown, a Mayo man done good in Argentina. You should go follow Stephen on social media @thestephenmullan, then while you're there follow the podcast @shitetalkhistory and while you're at THAT, come see us live in Belfast: https://www.eventbrite.ie/…
 
Believe it or not, it was a crime to sell contraception in Ireland between 1935 and 1979. The Irish government also banned all literature on family planning for decades as well. This had a profound impact on life in Ireland. Couples couldn't plan families or engage in recreational sex without fear of pregnancy. This devastated relationships and lef…
 
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