Prisons and prisoners during the War of Independence

Published in Hedge School Recordings, Podcasts, Uncategorized

On 9 September 1921 over fifty IRA prisoners staged a break-out—one of several during the War of Independence—from Rath internment camp in the Curragh, Co. Kildare. To mark its centenary, and to discuss the wider significance of prisons and prisoners in the revolutionary period, join History Ireland editor, Tommy Graham, in discussion with James DurneyMary McAuliffeWilliam Murphy, and Liam J. Ó Duibhir.

The Hedge School series of podcasts is produced by History Ireland and the Wordwell Group. 

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This podcast is supported by Kildare County Council’s Decade of Commemorations Programme and the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the Decade of Centenaries 2012-2023 Initiative.


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