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Bringing the past to life! Discover how our world was shaped as Myles Dungan and guests explore events ranging from medieval times to the recent past. We will search out fresh angles on familiar topics, seek out the unfamiliar and will not shy away from bizarre or controversial issues.

Bringing the past to life! Discover how our world was shaped as Myles Dungan and guests explore events ranging from medieval times to the recent past. We will search out fresh angles on familiar topics, seek out the unfamiliar and will not shy away from bizarre or controversial issues.
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Dublin, Ireland

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RTE Ireland

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Bringing the past to life! Discover how our world was shaped as Myles Dungan and guests explore events ranging from medieval times to the recent past. We will search out fresh angles on familiar topics, seek out the unfamiliar and will not shy away from bizarre or controversial issues.

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English


Episodes

Irish War of Independence - Endgame

11/24/2019
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On this week's programme, we discuss how the Irish War of Independence came to an end. Myles is joined by Michael Kennedy, Adrian Grant and Pat McCarthy.

Duration:01:03:27

Irish War of Independence - The Dublin War

11/17/2019
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On this week's programme, our focus is Dublin during the Irish War of Independence. Myles Dungan is joined by Brian Hughes, Catherine Scuffil, Michael Foley and Cuan Ó Seireadáin.

Duration:01:02:44

Irish War of Independence - Testimony

11/10/2019
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On this week's programme, Myles Dungan visits the Military Archives in Rathmines, to find out how their treasure trove of documentation was created, how their collections are stored and collated, & what they tell us about the Anglo-Irish War.

Duration:00:49:34

Irish War of Independence - Music of the Revolution

11/3/2019
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On this week's programme, musician Mike Hanrahan joins Myles to perform some of the songs inspired by the Irish War of Independence between 1919 to 1921.

Duration:00:47:26

Irish War of Independence - The Dirty War, Part Two

10/27/2019
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As we continue our series on the Irish War of Independence, we discuss certain aspects of the IRA's often ruthless military campaign, including the executions of spies and informers and the burning of Country Houses.

Duration:00:58:02

Irish War of Independence - The Dirty War, Part One

10/20/2019
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As we continue our series on the Irish War of Independence, we ask - who were the Auxiliaries and the Black and Tans? And, we begin to explore the reprisals and counter-reprisals that came to define the war. Myles is joined by Paul O'Brien, Liz Gillis, Tomás Mac Conmara and Ernest McCall.

Duration:01:01:30

Irish War of Independence - Women of the Revolution

10/13/2019
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Myles Dungan and guests discuss the experience of women during the Irish War of Independence. We hear from Marie Coleman, Mary McAuliffe, Tomás Mac Conmara, Ailbhe Rogers and Lindie Naughton.

Duration:01:06:20

Irish War of Independence - War in the Shadows

10/6/2019
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This evening, in ‘War in the Shadows’, Myles Dungan analyses the conduct of intelligence operations in the Anglo-Irish conflict from 1919 to 1921. And, how Michael Collins cultivated a network of moles and informers, in key areas of the British Administration.

Duration:00:53:52

Irish War of Independence - The IRA at War

9/29/2019
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On this week's programme, we continue our series on the Irish War of Indpendence. Tonight our subject is 'The IRA at War' and we look at some of the major military operations of the conflict. We hear from historians Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc, John Borgonovo, Liz Gillis, Paul O'Brien and Las Fallon.

Duration:01:09:39

Irish War of Independence - The Gathering Storm

9/22/2019
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On this week's programme, we present the first in a new series of episodes on the Irish War of Independence. Brian Hanley, Heather Laird, Daithí Ó Corráin and John Gibney join Myles Dungan to discuss how the war began, and how Dáil Eireann built and financed a new Irish republic.

Duration:01:06:41

Full History Show Podcast - 10th March 2019

3/10/2019
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Jazz in Ireland; the story of Irishman John McGrath who was imprisoned at Dachau concentration camp; the new book 'The Invincibles' by the late Shane Kenna; and the assassination of British MP Airey Neave.

Duration:00:48:43

Assassination of Airey Neave

3/10/2019
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To discuss the life and death of Airey Neave, 40 years ago this month, Myles is joined by Stephen Kelly, Senior Lecturer in Modern History at Liverpool Hope University.

Duration:00:11:36

The Invincibles

3/10/2019
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Historians Ruan O'Donnell and Mícheál Ó Doibhilín discuss the book by the late Shane Kenna, entitled 'The Invincibles: The Phoenix Park Assassinations and the Conspiracy That Shook an Empire'

Duration:00:19:22

John McGrath

3/10/2019
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Marc McMenamin speaks to Tom Wall, author of the new book 'Dachau to the Dolomites: The Irishmen, Himmler’s Special Prisoners and the End of WWII'

Duration:00:05:44

Jazz in Ireland

3/10/2019
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Ruth Stanley joins Myles from Cork, to talk about her research on the history of jazz in Ireland, in the opening decades of the 20th century.

Duration:00:09:57

Full History Show Podcast - 3rd March 2019

3/3/2019
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We examine the newly released Brigade Activity Reports which shed new light on the Irish War of Independence; we visit Berlin and recount the origins of the famous Bauhaus school of art which was founded in 1919; and we remember the late historian David Fitzpatrick.

Duration:00:50:53

David Fitzpatrick Remembered

3/3/2019
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The late historian David Fitzpatrick is remembered by historian Roy Foster, Dr Fionnuala Walsh and Professor Eunan O'Halpin of Trinity College Dublin.

Duration:00:11:30

The Bauhaus Turns 100

3/3/2019
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Jonathan Creasy reports from Berlin on the story of the Bauhaus, which was founded a century ago in 1919. He speaks to Dr Annemarie Jaeggi, director of the Bauhaus Archive in Berlin.

Duration:00:06:27

Brigade Activity Reports

3/3/2019
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The latest release from Ireland's Military Archives is discussed by Cecile Gordon, Catriona Crowe and Diarmaid Ferriter.

Duration:00:30:40

Full History Show Podcast - 24th Feb 2019

2/24/2019
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We hear about the recently rediscovered archive of Commandment Joseph Barrett of the Mid Clare Brigade; memories of the Gentle Revolution at University College Dublin; and the extraordinary life of 18th century adventurer Buck Whaley.

Duration:00:50:19