The first five episodes of Near 90FM's new Irish History Show are now up on the podcast page.
First of a new series on Near90 FM. On this episode of the History Show, John Dorney and Cathal Brennan discuss the Civil War in Dublin and in the second half, John Dorney interviews John Borgonovo about the Civil War in Cork.
On the Second episode of the History Show, Cathal Brennan is joined in studio by John Dorney of the Irish Story website, Ciarán Wallace of Trinity College and Rhona McCord of Trinity College. On this week’s episode, we discuss the history of Dublin Corporation and the history of local government in Dublin.
On the third episode of the History Show, John Dorney talks to Professor Eunan Ó Halpin about the project, ‘The Dead of the Irish Revolution’ – which seeks to determine, for the first time, how many people were killed in the Irish revolution of 1916-1923. The Dead of the Irish Revolution by Eunan Ó Halpin and Daithí Ó Corráin will be published in 2012.
In the second half of the show, Cathal Brennan talks to Eve Morrisson about her research with the Bureau of Military History.
Episode 4 of the History Show presented by John Dorney and Cathal Brennan. In this episode Aoife MacCormac talks about the Spanish Flu and the Bubonic Plague and their effect on Ireland and James Durney talks about when Aungier Street became known as the Dardenelles.
Episode 5 of the History Show on Near 90fm. On this episode, Cathal Brennan is joined by Fearghal McGarry, Róisín Higgins and John Dorney to discuss the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin.
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