Podcast from Near FM

Dublin and the Great War – Part 1.

In the first of a three part series about Dublin and the Great War Ciaran Murray speaks to Padraig Yeates and John Dorney on the topics of anti-conscription and also the Russian revolution. Fergus Russell from An Góilín sings songs from the era. Presented ...

Irish History Show Episode 29

Episode 29 of the Irish History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode, we look at the Bridges Job when the Anti – Treaty IRA attempted to destroy the infrastructure around Dublin during the Civil War. We also ...

Irish History Show Episode 28

Episode 28 of the Irish History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney.  On this episode, we look at the differences between the Irish and Scottish routes to independence and we compare the creation of new states in the aftermath ...

Irish History Show Episode 27

Episode 27 of the Irish History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode, we were joined by producer and director Kevin McCann to discuss his upcoming film, The Rising, about 1916 leader Seán MacDiarmada.  

Irish History Show Episode 26

Episode 26 of the Irish History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney.  On this episode, we discuss the landing of arms for the Irish Volunteers in Howth in 1914.  We also discuss the Bachelor’s Walk Massacre that happened ...

Irish History Show Episode 25

Episode 25 of the Irish History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode, John talks about his new book, ‘Peace After The Final Battle – The Story of The Irish Revolution 1912 – 1924.’  

Irish History Show Episode 24

Episode 24 of the Irish History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode the presenters are joined by Brian Hanley to discuss the murder of Senator Billy Fox in 1974. Dr. Brian Hanley is the author of the IRA – ...

History Show Episode 23

Episode 23 of the Irish History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode the presenters are joined by Pádraig Yeates and John Borgonovo to discuss the effects of the First World War on Dublin and Cork. Dr. John Borgonovo ...

The History Show – Episode 22

Episode 22 of the Irish History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode the presenters are joined by Dr. Pádraig Lenihan to discuss population changes in Ireland in the Early – Modern period. Dr. Lenihan discusses ...

The History Show – Episode 21

Episode 21 of the Irish history Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode the presenters are joined by Dr. David Convery to discuss a new collection of essays he has edited entitled ‘Locked Out: A Century of Irish ...

The History Show – Episode 20

Episode 20 of the Irish History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode, the presenters discuss the 1922 Postal Strike. This important, but largely overlooked, event was one of the first major industrial disputes faced ...

The History Show – Episode 19

Episode 19 of the Irish History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode, John Dorney talks to Dr. Conor Mulvagh about the history of the Irish Parliamentary Party. Conor Mulvagh is a lecturer in UCD and an editorial ...