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Revolutionary Ireland

Jun 29, 2020

Join Lorcan Collins for a short podcast on the shooting of Cork's Lord Mayor Tómas MacCurtain in March 1920. The IRA take their revenge on District Inspector Swanzy, the RIC man who was one of the killers. This in turn has repercussions for the people of Lisburn and Belfast in August 1920.

Jun 29, 2020

Join Lorcan Collins for a short podcast as he discusses the RIC (Irish Police) mutiny in Co. Kerry in June 1920 led by Constable Jeremiah Mee followed by the shooting of Lieutenant Colonel Smith by the IRA in July 1920.

Jun 23, 2020

In this episode Lorcan Collins speaks with Dr Conor McNamara about the mutiny of Irish (and some English) soldiers in the British Army who were stationed in India. The mutiny began at teh end of June 1920 when the Black and Tans were rampaging around Ireland. When word got to India about what what happening in Ireland...

Jun 15, 2020

In this episode Lorcan Collins discussed the role of women in the Irish revolutionary period from 1916 to 1923. Lorcan interviews teh author and historian Liz Gillis.

Jun 7, 2020

Join Lorcan Collins as he discusses the events surrounding the execution of young Kevin Barry an IRA Volunteer who was hanged in Mountjoy Jail, Dublin, Ireland on 1 November 1920