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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The Mick Clifford Podcast

In his podcast series, Irish Examiner journalist Mick Clifford has several episodes which relate to the Decade of Centenaries. Some examples: John Borgonovo: When the guns fell silent. ARTHUR GRIFFITH: Father of us all. Helene O’Keeffe: War of Independence Part Four: Women of their Time

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Kerry: from the library archives

Kerry – May 1921 – from the library archives https://www.radiokerry.ie/podcasts/footprints/footprints-may-4th-2021-235449 Kerry – June 1921 – from the library archives https://www.radiokerry.ie/podcasts/footprints/footprints-june-1st-2021-238550 Kerry – July 1921 – from the library archives https://www.radiokerry.ie/podcasts/footprints/footprints-july-6th-2021-242757

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Digitally reconstructing Ireland’s lost archive

On 30 June 1922 the Public Record Office of Ireland was destroyed by fire in the opening engagement of the Irish Civil War. Historians have long considered the 700 years of records that the building contained as tragically lost to history. In this special podcast episode we explore how nearly 100 years later five core…

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Mná 100 Podcast

Minister Catherine Martin announces a new Mná 100 Podcast Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin T.D. announced a new podcast series, as part of the Decade of Centenaries programme, which reflects on some of the women who were instrumental in shaping Ireland’s history 100 years ago. Minister Martin said:“I am…

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Revolutionary Ireland with Lorcan Collins

Burning of the Custom House; May 1921 In this episode Lorcan Collins is joined by Mícheál Ó Doibhilín, Liz Gillis and Las Fallon, the organisers of the Burning of the Custom House Centenary Conference. The Custom House in Dublin was set on fire on 25 May 1921 and contributed to the declaration of a Truce…

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