While the War of Independence raged in Ireland, a parallel international diplomatic campaign for recognition and funding for the underground Irish Republic was being waged. Central to this was the tour of Eamon de Valera, ‘President of the Irish Republic’, to the United States from June 1919 to December 1920.

 

To assess its success or otherwise listen to Tommy Graham, editor of History Ireland, in discussion with Michael DoorleyDarragh GannonMiriam Nyhan Grey, and David McCullagh.

Available on Spotify *here* and on the History Ireland wesbite *here*

 

This Hedge School is supported by the Department of Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht under the Decade of Centenaries 2012-2023 initiative.

 

 

 

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