Dennis Mcintyre takes a look at the history of the harp as a musical instrument and the history of the ‘Brian Boru’ harp in Trinity College. Dennis also looks at how the harp became the national emblem and that of Guinness.
Dennis Mcintyre discusses the early history of Dublin, the meaning and origin of Atha Cliath and Dubh linn. Dennis also explains the term ‘Jackeen’.
Dennis Mcintyre looks back at The Ancient Tailteann Games, an ancient Irish sporting and cultural festival that began in 632 BC. Also North Bay Dublin Pubs Part 3.
Denis McIntyre takes a look at the Black Death in Ireland in the 14th Century and the cholera epidemic in Dublin in 1832. Also discussed is Bram Stoker and Dracula, the origins of St. Swithens Day and more!
Denis McIntyre takes a look at Charles Bianconi and Bianconi Cars in the 19th Century and also the grave robbers of Dublin, also in the 19th Century.
Denis McIntyre looks back at the transport and transport systems in the Dublin Bay Area over the years.