The Word on the Street is…. Newspaper Podcast Series, A Monaghan Perspective
1921 was a remarkable year in Irish History, but what were Monaghan people reading when Ireland was changing?
During 2021, Librarian Conal McCrudden worked with Michael Fisher trawling through the newspaper archive for 1921. Michael, who has 45 years’ experience working mainly in the public service broadcasting (BBC and RTE), covered politics and other events in Northern Ireland for RTE News in Belfast for 26 years before retiring in 2010.
He is currently a reporter for the local newspaper The Northern Standard.
Listen as Michael summarises the archives for 1921, highlighting key stories and events from a national and local context.