Clare in the revolutionary decade

Published in Hedge School Recordings, Podcasts, Uncategorized

Despite its apparent geographical isolation, with the Atlantic Ocean to the west and north, and the River Shannon to the south and east, County Clare has been centre stage in Irish political life, from the election of Daniel O’Connell in 1828, to the equally ground-breaking election of Eamon de Valera in 1917, and was one of the most active counties in the War of Independence. Join History Ireland editor, Tommy Graham, for a discussion on the ‘revolutionary decade’, with Cecile GordanTomás Mac ConmaraPadraig Óg Ó Ruairc, and Joe Power.

This Hedge School is supported by Clare County Council and the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the Community Strand of the Decade of Centenaries programme.

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