For full details of the Four Courts Press Irish Revolution Series,
those currently published and forthcoming see the 20th
century studies section in the 2020 catalogue on the the Four Courts Press website.
The 16 Lives series relates the lives of the sixteen men
who were executed after the 1916 Easter Rising.
Who were these people and what drove them to commit
themselves to violent revolution?
The full series can be viewed *here*.
- JAMES CONNOLLY Lorcan Collins
- MICHAEL MALLIN Brian Hughes
- JOSEPH PLUNKETT Honor O Brolchain
- EDWARD DALY Helen Litton
- SEÁN HEUSTON John Gibney
- ROGER CASEMENT Angus Mitchell
- SEÁN MACDIARMADA Brian Feeney
- THOMAS CLARKE Helen Litton
- ÉAMONN CEANNT Mary Gallagher
- THOMAS MACDONAGH Shane Kenna
- WILLIE PEARSE Róisín Ní Ghairbhí
- CON COLBERT John O’Callaghan
- JOHN MACBRIDE Donal Fallon
- MICHAEL O’HANRAHAN Conor Kostick
- THOMAS KENT Meda Ryan
- PATRICK PEARSE Ruán O’Donnell
(listed as temporarily unavailable – one to keep an eye out for in second hand shops).
The 3rd Brigade: History of the Volunteers/ IRA in South Tipperary 1913-1921
By Dr Denis Marnane
This book is published by Tipperary County Council Library Service and is part of the ‘Finding Tipperary’ Series.
Available to buy *here*
Editor Tommy Graham hosts the History Ireland *Hedge Schools*, lively round-table discussions with historians and well-known personalities.
If you are a local history society, or a parish priest, vicar, rabbi or imam with access to a local hall, and are interested in setting up such an event, why not get in touch once such meetings are permitted again to discuss the logistics.
The Hedge Schools are usually free to attend.
Irish History Podcast – this link will bring you to Fin Dwyer’s expansive podcast library.
The podcast collection covers topics from medieval to modern Ireland. Some cover small, local aspects of contemporary political events.
Three Castles Burning – this link brings you to Spotify.
Devised and presented by Donal Fallon (formerly of the Come Here to Me blog) and one of the historical consultants of the National Treasures initiative. This is a new, excellent podcast series. It focuses mostly on Dublin (the title refers to the three castles on Dublin’s coat of arms).
Documentary on One – RTÉ’S excellent range of radio documentaries.
Talking History – a link to the podcasts of the weekly history show on Newstalk.
Dublin Festival of History – the link will bring you to their 2018 series, and the 2019 series is currently being prepared for release.
History Hub – a series of 10 lectures on The Irish Revolution by Professor Michael Laffan of UCD.