Radical!: Women and the Irish Revolution

Radical!: Women and the Irish Revolution is a podcast series created by Dr Julie Morrissy as part of the Poet-in-Residence programme at the National Library of Ireland, supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the Decade of Centenaries Programme 2012-2023. Listen to all episodes *here*

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Civil War in Kilkenny

Author and Historian Eoin Swithin Walsh in this podcast examines the start of the Civil War in Kilkenny. This podcast examines the first two months of the Civil War in County Kilkenny. Things were happening on a daily, if not hourly basis. Nearly every corner of the county was affected in some way or other.…

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Dublin’s Housing Crisis in Troubled Times

Cathy Scuffil discusses the response to Dublin’s housing crisis after the collapse of tenements in Dublin’s Church Street in 1913. Pembroke Library in association with the Ballsbridge, Donnybrook and Sandymount Historical Society present a talk by Cathy Scuffil, Historian in Residence, Dublin South City “Dublin’s Housing Crisis in Troubled Times”. This online event took place…

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“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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