“Seeking Peace” – a new episode in the Mná 100 podcast series – in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs

Minister Catherine Martin T.D. announces today a new episode in the Mná 100 podcast series The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin T.D. has launched the fourth episode in the Mná 100 podcast series, titled ‘Seeking Peace’, as part of the Decade of Centenaries Programme 2012-2023. Minister Martin said: “The…

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Carlow County Council Decade of Centenaries Video Series

The latest episode in the Carlow County Council Decade of Centenaries Video Series is on their YouTube Channel at https://youtu.be/WINPhJxk4T0 In this episode Dr. Shay Kinsella speaks to Carlow Libraries’ Christopher Power, and outlines the origins and impact of County Carlow’s journey to Independence. Beginning with the political events prior to the 1916 Rising and carrying…

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TURTLE BUNBURY’S GLOBAL IRISH PODCAST

TURTLE BUNBURY’S GLOBAL IRISH PODCAST STORIES OF THE MEN AND WOMEN FROM IRELAND WHO LEFT THEIR MARK ON THE WORLD Ahead of St Patrick’s Day, author and historian Turtle Bunbury unveils a new podcast series for the 80 million people of Irish heritage around the world. Supported by The Irishman whiskey, Turtle Bunbury’s Global Irish…

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Dev Talks: towards an assessment of his legacy

In July 1921, Éamon de Valera was elected, unopposed, as Chancellor of the National University of Ireland (NUI). His first official event as Chancellor was a formal reception at UCD (then in Earlsfort Terrace) on 22 November 1921. As part of the programme to mark the centenary, NUI and the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies…

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Podcast: Brexit Republic – Bonus 1921 Treaty Episode

Ireland had its own very different withdrawal agreement with the UK in 1921 in the form of the Anglo-Irish Treaty. Over the last five years, occasional comparisons have been made between that process and Brexit. Do they stand up? On the centenary of the Treaty, Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin & Dr John Gibney…

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The Oath of Allegiance

Divisions emerge within the Irish government as Collins and Griffith return to Dublin to regroup following an ultimatum from the British. The split that emerges at this key Cabinet meeting will eventually lead to civil war in Ireland. Listen to EPISODE 49: The Oath of Allegiance *here*

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I Am To Be Shot

Documentary on One Podcast, RTÉ I Am To Be Shot An English officer, Major Geoffrey Lee Compton-Smith, is about to be executed by the IRA. https://rte.ie/radio/doconone/1242818-i-am-to-be-shot Narrated by Saoirse Ní Shíocháin, author of this History Ireland article on the subject.

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Three Irish women in Indian Nationalism

Lucille McDermott is a research intern studying History at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. She became interested in these three women after coming across Annie Besant in a module she took on Indian nationalism. She says, ‘It was hard to believe that an Irish woman had travelled halfway around the world to India and…

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