THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 36 | Ireland - Lar Joye & Fearghal McGarry


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Welcome to the BRITISH HOME FRONT IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR. This series was recorded at the UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS in June 2018 to accompany a conference marking the contribution by the peoples of the British Isles to the national war effort. In this podcast, LAR JOYE, Director of Heritage at DUBLIN PORT and FEARGHAL McGARRY, Professor of Irish History, QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY BELFAST, talk about the experience of the First World War in Ireland. IMAGE | Irish Citizen Army group outside Liberty Hall, ITGWU HQ, under a banner proclaiming "We serve neither King nor Kaiser, but Ireland!". Photo taken in early years of WWI. National Library of Ireland reference Ke 198. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS With thanks to JOHN CAWTHORN and the 1926 FOUNDATION for making this podcast series possible, and to the DEPARTMENT FOR DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT and the SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT for supporting the Conference. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio for the UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS | Music performed by the PIPES AND DRUMS of the ROYAL SCOTS DRAGOON GUARDS | Series Editor - Professor Sir Hew Strachan | Producer - Catriona Oliphant | Post-production - Chris Sharp.

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