The Irish Civil War on film

Published in Hedge School Recordings, Podcasts, Uncategorized

Listen to History Ireland editor Tommy Graham for a lively and interactive discussion on how the Irish Civil War was depicted on film, both at the time (newsreels) and subsequently (Michael CollinsThe Wind that Shakes the Barleyand other films), and how this has affected our understanding of the period—with Ciara ChambersDennis CondonBrian Hanleyand Kevin Rockett.

(Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on Wed 11 Oct ’23 as part of the Dublin Festival of History)

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