Why was it that Cork (county and city), which accounted for c. 10% of the country’s population, produced nearly 25% of those killed in the War of Independence? What role did its […]

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Historians have long contrasted the more nakedly sectarian conflict in Belfast (c. 500 deaths in 1920–2) with the conduct of the War of Independence elsewhere. With disturbances costing twenty lives in […]

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[sc_embed_player fileurl=”https://history2013.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/20200625-HistoryIrelandShow-113.mp3″] Click the play button to listen To download audio, right click this link and select “Save link as..” On 28 June 1920, five men from C Company of […]

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[sc_embed_player fileurl=”https://history2013.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/20200609-HistoryIrelandShow-112.mp3″] Click the play button to listenTo download audio, right click this link and select “Save link as..” Born in Dublin’s Fishamble Street in 1746, but resident for most […]

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[sc_embed_player fileurl=”https://history2013.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/20200317-HistoryIrelandPodcasts-001.mp3″] Click the play button to listen To download audio, right click this link and select “Save link as..” The general election of 8 February 2020 marked a seismic […]

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