S3 Ep08. The Brigade: Interview with Sam Kingston – The History Show

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Documentary maker Sam Kingston speaks to Kieran about his latest project, “The Brigade”, a documentary exploring the experiences of members of the Flying Columns of the West Cork Brigade.

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S3 Ep07. Sexual Violence during the War of Independence – The History Show

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Professor Linda Connolly delivers a talk at “History Scoops” at DeBarra’s Folk Club in Clonakilty, on the topic of sexual violence and violence against women during the War of Independence.

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S3 Ep06. The Orange Order in Cork – The History Show

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Quincey Dougan examines the history of the Orange Order and Orange Lodges in County Cork.

 

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S3 Ep05. Soloheadbeg – The History Show

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The Soloheadbeg ambush happened the same day Dáil Éireann met for the first time in Dublin – January 19th 1919. Join Kieran, in Tipperary, for a series of lectures at the Read more

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S3 Ep04. William Bence Jones (Part 2) – The History Show

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Michael O Mahony as part of the Dúchas lecture series, lectures on William Bence Jones, and the part he played in the land war in Clonakilty in 1880. Part 2 of 2

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S3 Ep03. William Bence Jones (Part 1) – The History Show

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Michael O Mahony as part of the Dúchas lecture series, lectures on William Bence Jones, and the part he played in the land war in Clonakilty in 1880. Part 1 of 2

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S3 Ep01. The History of Desertserges, with Con McCarthy – The History Show

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Con’s book examines the rich history of that West Cork parish from the ice age to the revolutionary period.

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S2 Ep18. Dublin Revolutionary Walking Tour – Part 2. – The History Show

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This is Part 2; for Part 1 look for Episode 17 (S2 EP17. DUBLIN HISTORY FESTIVAL & REVOLUTIONARY WALKING TOUR).

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S2 Ep17. Dublin History Festival & Revolutionary Walking Tour – The History Show

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Meet Diramaid Ferriter of UCD who talks about his television documentary on the IRA pension claims files, and walk with John Gibney on his walking tour of revolutionary Dublin.

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S2 Ep15. The Suffragettes in Ireland – The History Show

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Dr Finola Doyle O’Neill talks about the beginnings of the Suffragette movement in Ireland and the most famous events and episodes of the movement.

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S2 Ep16. Kilmichael – The History Show

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Kieran meets local Kilmichael man, Denny Healy, to uncover what really happened at the Kilmichael Ambush in 1920.

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S2 Ep14. A History of Barryroe – The History Show

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Billy Barry in conversation with Paddy Holland reveal stories from the past and speak the hardships of their youth and tales from the WOI.

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S2 Ep13. John Borgonovo Lecture on WW1 – The History Show

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As part of the Clonakilty Lecture series, John Borgonovo from UCC, gives a lecture about naval and submarine warfare in WW1.

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S2 Ep11. The History of the Hungerfords – The History Show

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Kieran speaks to Michael Harte about the history of the Hungerford family and Cahermore house.

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S2 Ep10. Bishop Paul Colton on COI in the Decade of Commemorations – The History Show

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Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Paul Colton, explores the C.O.I. role in the decade of commemorations in this eloquent and witty lecture.

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S2 Ep9. The Vikings – a lecture by John Sheehan – The History Show

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John Sheehan form the school of Archaeology in UCC, delivered an insightful lecture, as part of Clonakilty Duchas Lecture series, about the Viking silver hordes discovered in Cork and what happened Read more

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S2 Ep8. The Life and Times of Sam Maguire – a lecture by Kieran Connolly – The History Show

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In this week’s History Show, we feature a lecture given by Kieran Connolly, author of a new book ‘Sam Maguire – The Man Behind the Cup’. Connolly who hails from the Read more

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S2 Ep7. ‘School Days; the unhappiest days of our lives’ – The History Show

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In this edition of The History Show, Kieran speaks to eight octogenarians about their experiences of attending school in 1930/40’s Ireland.

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S2 Ep6. Spike Island – The History Show

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Cal McCarthy, historian and author of a history of Spike Island, ‘Too Beautiful for thieves and pickpockets’ delivers a lecture about Spike and Cork harbour, from the Michael Collins House lecture series.

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S2 Ep5. JFK (part 2) – The History Show

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Fachtna McCarthy gives part two of his lecture on JFK. This section covers his assassination and West Cork roots.

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S2 Ep4. JFK – The History Show

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Fachtna McCarthy, as part of the Dúchas Clonakilty lecture series, presents a lecture on JFK, looking at his family life, political rise, assassination and his West Cork connections and family roots.

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S2 Ep3. Spike Island – The History Show

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This week Kieran records a lecture about Spike Island’s history and it’s new heritage centre, given by Tom O’Neill, for the Rosscarbery Historical Society.

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S2 Ep2. Fenianism – The History Show

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William Casey, a local historian from Skibbereen, speaks with Kieran Doyle about how Fenianism is synonymous with Skibbereen and why it was such an apt breeding ground for the movement.

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S2 Ep1. The Walls of Bandon – The History Show

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This episode is an interview with Clare McCutcheon, historian, archaeologist and teacher, about the origins of the walls of Bandon. Clare a native of Bandon and a member of the local Read more

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The History Show – Episode 22: Road Bowling with Gretta Cormican

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Gretta Cormican, formerly Hegarty, is a local hero in Lyre. Con McCathy interviews Gretta about her times as world road bowling champion, talks about tradition of road bowling and it’s history in west Cork.

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The History Show – Episode 21: Pre-Christian Ireland with Dan O’Leary

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Dan O Leary, a local historian from Rossmore, speaks passionately about the area. Anyone interested in ancient and pre-Christian Ireland will be fascinated by the rich history and archaeology, found in Read more

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The History Show – Episode 20: Liz Gillis Lecture on the Hales Brothers of Bandon

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This week we feature a lecture given by Liz Gillis, on the Hales brothers of Bandon. Liz discusses the implications and the impact the Civil War had on the Hales family, Read more

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The History Show – Episode 19: U2-60, The Glandore Sub

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This week Garda Brendan Cahill talks at a meeting of Clonakilty Duchas Heritage about the German Submarine U2-60, or the ‘Glandore Sub’.

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The History Show – Episode 18: C.O. Stanley

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This week we feature Fachtna McCarthy’s lecture about C.O. Stanley, a man who was central to the development of television, radio and radar. This giant of the technological world, lived a Read more

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The History Show – Episode 15: Kilmichael

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This week in the history show, Con McCarthy meets the son of a veteran of Kilmichael ambush of 1920, Denis Kelly. Kieran and Con also discuss the events of the ambush and the repercussions afterwards.

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The History Show – Episode 14: Dave McCarthy

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Dave McCarthy won a senior  All Ireland medal with Cork foobtallers in 1973. Dave takes us back to what life was like, growing up in his native Clonakilty and the Read more

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The History Show Episode 12: The Rise and Fall of Protestant Power and Culture in Bandon

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Barry O’ Mahony talks to Kieran Doyle about the history of Bandon. They discuss the strong loyalist Protestant identity associated with the town , the rise of Nationalism and the conflicts Read more

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The History Show Episode 11: The RIC in West Cork during the troubles

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Kieran Doyle interviews Diarmuid Kingston about the Royal Irish Constabulary in West Cork. His book looks at the establishment of the RIC and their demise during the War of Independence.

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The History Show – Episode 9: A historical walking tour of Shannonvale

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Kieran Doyle and Barry O’Mahony explore Shannonvale and delve into the history of the area. Including an interview with some interesting visitors to the region.

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The History Show – Episode 6: Dublin Festival of History – featuring international historians, Robert Gerwarth and Saul David

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This week, Kieran attends the ”Dublin Festival of History, which is running for its fourth year. At the festival, Kieran gets to speak with its Read more

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The History Show – Episode 5: A history of Clonakilty

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Local History with Kieran Doyle. John Loughnan, founding member of Clonakilty Dúchas, speaks to Kieran Doyle.

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S1 Ep 4- Dominic Carroll – Can we believe what we read? – The History Show

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Local History With Kieran Doyle. This weeks guest is Dominic Carroll, editor of Ardfield and Rathbarry Journal and copy editor by trade. He talks about how history Read more

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The History Show – Episode 3: The United Irishmen and the Battle of the Big Cross 1798

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Kieran interviews Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin, former Clonakilty mayor and member of Dúchas Clonakilty heritage group about the Battle of the Big Cross, Read more

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The History Show – Episode 2: A History of Miracles – Myth or Reality?

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Kieran sits down this week with his good friend Con McCarthy, local historian and theologian, to talk about the history of Read more

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The History Show – Episode 1: The Forgotton Man – Henry Coyle and Michael Collins

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This week Kieran speaks to Gerry Coyle in Mayo, about his father Henry, who was a close comrade of Michael Collins during the Irish war of independence.

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