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From the Norman Invasion to the War of Independence, the Irish History Podcast brings you on a journey through the most fascinating stories in Ireland's past. Whether it’s the siege of Dublin in 1171 or gun battles in the 1920s, the podcast vividly recreates a sense of time and place. Each episode is meticulously researched creating character driven narratives that are engaging and accessible for all. Since the first episode was released back in 2010, the podcast has covered scores of fascin ...
 
For history lovers who listen to podcasts, History Unplugged is the most comprehensive show of its kind. It's the only show that dedicates episodes to both interviewing experts and answering questions from its audience. First, it features a call-in show where you can ask our resident historian (Scott Rank, PhD) absolutely anything (What was it like to be a Turkish sultan with four wives and twelve concubines? If you were sent back in time, how would you kill Hitler?). Second, it features lon ...
 
This my retelling of the story of England, which is a regular, chronological podcast, starting from the end of Roman Britain. I’m a bloke in a shed, but I make sure this is good, properly prepared history, and then fill it with my enthusiasm. You’ll find the great events and people for sure – but also some of the byways, of how people lived, their language, and the forces that shaped their lives and destinies.(Note iTunes only displays a list of 300 episodes. There are rather more, which all ...
 
The Troubles were a period of time in Northern Ireland which many people today do not know a lot about. In this podcast we will delve into each individual bombing and attack that happened during the 30-year period. This is a non-partisan podcast that focuses solely on the facts and the accounts of the individuals involved.
 
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Revolutionary Ireland

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Revolutionary Ireland

Lorcan Collins Revolutionary Ireland

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Join Lorcan Collins for a weekly podcast about Ireland's revolutionary history. Concentrating on the Easter Rising of 1916, The War of Independence 1919-21 and the Irish Civil War 1922-23. The show will also feature episodes on all aspects of revolutionary Irish history from 1798 to the Hunger Strikes of the 1980's. Revolutionary Ireland Podcast will feature guest historians and activists.
 
The Irish Republic's foundation is one hell of a story, complete with spying secretaries, pig thieves, politicians, poets, school teachers and the world's biggest empire. In quick, bite-sized episodes, we're going to explore the causes, characters and aftermath of the Irish War of Independence. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
This show will detail the biographies and interesting facts of the Papacy of Rome. It will start in the beginning, but will not go straight through. There will be many side tracks and detours along the way. We will investigate the backstreets of the Papacy where the tour normally doesn't go. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/historyofthepapacy.
 
A topsy-turvy science-y history podcast by Sam Kean. I examine overlooked stories from our past: the dental superiority of hunter-gatherers, the crooked Nazis who saved thousands of American lives, the American immigrants who developed the most successful cancer screening tool in history, the sex lives of dinosaurs, and much, much more. These are charming little tales that never made the history books, but these small moments can be surprisingly powerful. These are the cases where history ge ...
 
Eddie Lenihan is Ireland’s most well known storyteller. He has been telling tales for over 35 years. Each month, Eddie will share Irish wisdom and stories from the past on the Tell Me A Story with Eddie Lenihan podcast. As a cultural preservationist, Eddie has amassed the largest collection of folk stories and tales in Ireland. His dedication to the tradition has seen him collect and compile stories from all across the country, particularly those that deal with the themes of the supernatural ...
 
Fireside is the Irish Storytelling Podcast. Kevin C. Olohan is your host and Fireside Bard. Every Wednesday, Kevin takes a story from Folklore or Mythology, gives it a fresh retelling, and discusses the story itself and the craft, culture and history of Storytelling. Whether you’re a folklore fanatic, or someone who just enjoys hearing a good yarn, you can always join Kevin by the Fireside.
 
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The Boys We've Seen

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The Boys We've Seen

Conor Heffernan & Jonathan Cooper

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This is a journey through Irish footballing history. Every week Conor and Johnny discuss a player or moment from the Republic of Ireland's history. Beginning with the 1992/1993 Premier League season, these two diehard fans have a simple purpose - to talk about every Irishman to grace the Premier League!
 
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Myths and Legends

Jason Weiser, Carissa Weiser

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Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was ...
 
The Stand with Eamon Dunphy is a current affairs, sport and culture podcast posting five or more episodes each week. Editor and Presenter - Eamon Dunphy As a former professional and international soccer player Eamon was capped 23 times for Ireland. He has been a writer and broadcaster for over 40 years and written five best selling books including an early memoir Only a Game?, U2’s biography Unforgettable Fire, Sir Matt Busby’s biography A Strange Kind of Glory, Roy Keane’s autobiography Kea ...
 
80 Days is a podcast dedicated to exploring little-known countries, territories settlements and cities around the world. We're part history podcast, part geography podcast and part ramble. Each episode, we'll land in a new locale and spend some time discussing the history, geography, culture, sport, religion, industry, pastimes and music of our new location. More details on www.80dayspodcast.com, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram @80dayspodcast | Support us on www.patreon.com/80dayspodcast
 
Experience the rich hidden history of the land of Ancient Ireland with historian , author, musician Danny Houlihan. The rich myths and legends are many and the culture of Ireland is diverse. In this podcast Danny relates the Myths and Legends of the area of Ballybunion.Through its people its heritage and its rugged coastline this is truly Danny Houlihan‘s Irish Experience.
 
History Ireland magazine has now been in production for over 27 years. The History Ireland Podcast covers a wide variety of topics, from the earliest times to the present day, in an effort to give the listener a sense of the distant past but also to offer a contemporary edge.
 
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Story Archaeology

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Story Archaeology

Chris Thompson and Isolde Carmody

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Story Archaeology combines the breadth of knowledge and skills of the storyteller with academic exploration of ancient texts. We focus on the Irish tradition, peeling back the layers of modern folklore to unearth the potsherds and treasuries of our heritage. At https://storyarchaeology.com, you will find regular podcasts and articles about Irish Mythology by the Story Archaeologists; Chris Thompson and Isolde Carmody.
 
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When you think of the Middle Ages what springs to mind? Medieval battles, warfare and general hardship? Certainly not fun. However while medieval Ireland was a violent place by any standard people were still able to enjoy themselves. In this episode I explore what our medieval ancestors did for fun. From football to archery, poetry to the pub they …
 
This week we had Shane Clifford on to talk about Ireland's favourite saint, the man who found America (100% confirmed), and Kerry's finest son, St. Brendan the Navigator. Shane is a great man all together, you can find more of his stuff on IG here, on twitter here and on his own podcast here We also talked for far too long and ended up putting all …
 
With a college football program as long and as storied as the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, there are an incredible number of dates and games that are talked about year after year. Whether it’s a day of great joy like in October 1988 against the Miami Hurricanes, or a few months later when the Irish took down the West Virginia Mountaineers — these are…
 
Charles Byrne was an eight-foot Irish giant ️who loved a beer or 3 with the lads. His funeral became a legendary party—as well as one of biggest scandals in science history, when a famous anatomist named John Hunter stole his body for dissection. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy…
 
Over the course of the Irish War of Independence and Civil War, nearly 300 ‘Big Houses’ (those belonging to aristocrats with in excess of 2,000 acres), 20% of a total of c. 1,500, were burned to the ground. Why? Author Terence Dooley, Professor of History at Maynooth University and Director of the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses and E…
 
In this episode the Dail finally takes a vote on the Treaty. We look at the speeches that came before and after the vote, and how they set the scene for a nationwide split. Keen eared listeners may hear some discrepancies in audio, please bear with me as I set up my new studio! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Economist and commentator Chris Johns talks to Eamon about Britain's 9% inflation and dire warnings from Andrew Bailey, Governor of the Bank of England, Sue Grey's soon to be published report on Partygate, the NI Protocol and the threatened trade war with Europe and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's warnings to the UK government about no free tra…
 
In this episode, Lora talks about how to start working with the Morrigan, some of the misconceptions about this Goddess and also shares resources on learning more from the texts that we have available. (This audio originally appeared as a video on Lora's YouTube channel, all Pagan focused content on YouTube is now available directly on the Irish Pa…
 
Niall Stanage joins Eamon to talk about the mass shooting at Tops Supermarket in Buffalo by Patent S Gendron, racism in America, the Republican Primaries, the challenges facing America's democracy, and Nancy Pelosi's warnings to the UK about their prospects of a free trade deal with the US. Niall is Associate Editor of The Hill and White House colu…
 
Description: Today we are joined yet again by our good friend, Gil Kidron from the A Podcast of Biblical Proportions to talk about who Baruch Ben Neriah was as a person and a writer. Gil provides us with background on this person who was in the backseat to Jeremiah, but then became a big name in his own right. About Today’s Guest: A Podcast of Bibl…
 
(Recorded @ Phizzfest [Phibsborough Community Arts Festival], Sun 15 May 2022, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum) Given their activism in the revolutionary period, now widely acknowledged by historians, why were Irish women and their organizations on the margins of deliberations on the Treaty? Why were Irish women under 30 denied the vote in the June 1922 …
 
In this episode Lora talks about the names for the Sidhe/Sí - or 'fairies' as they are commonly called. The terms used for Them are explored here, as well as which terms are appropriate and what the word 'Sidhe' means, Lora's newest book is on the Fairy Faith in Ireland The Fairy Faith in Ireland: History, Tradition, and Modern Pagan Practice (2021…
 
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the French playwright who, in 1791, wrote The Declaration of the Rights of Woman and of the Female Citizen. This was Olympe de Gouges (1748-93) and she was responding to The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen from 1789, the start of the French Revolution which, by excluding women from these rights, h…
 
We often think of the late nineteenth century in Western societies as an era of immense technological and scientific change, moving from religion to secularism, from faith to logic. But today’s guest, Dominic Green, author of The Religious Revolution: The Birth of Modern Spirituality, 1848-1898 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux; April 19, 2022) religion i…
 
Joshua, Jude, and Brendan jump into the podcast hot rod to bring you a real winner of a Notre Dame football podcast. In this episode: HELLO! The integrity of list makers. REVIEWS! We stand by the Bobby Bowden conspiracy and jump into more - COVER UP THE COVER UP! Being loyal to Ohio has no great origin story. An FCS chat. Notre Dame's biggest recru…
 
Stockholm-based journalist Philip O'Connor talks to Eamon about Sweden and Finland formally applying to join NATO and why the decision has been made. Recorded 18th May 2022. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/the-stand-with-eamon-dunphy.…
 
On Wednesday, May 18, BlueandGold.com's Tyler Horka joined Darin Pritchett of WSBT SportsBeat AM to talk about the Notre Dame offense without Brian Kelly, the Irish rushing attack possibly led by quarterback Tyler Buchner, the Notre Dame tight end situation and Marcus Freeman's comment about the number of Irish NFL Draftees compared to that of Cinc…
 
Part one: Following two weeks of intense debate and discussion on the relocation of the National Maternity Hospital, the plan has finally been approved by Cabinet. But at what political cost? Pat and Jen join Hugh to discuss. In part two, London Editor Denis Staunton and Northern Editor Freya McClements assess the Stormont stalemate and the latest …
 
This is a teaser for upcoming episodes of the History of the Papacy Podcast! You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ https://www.historyofthepapacypodcast.com email: steve@atozhistorypage.com https://www.patreon.com/historyofthepapacy parthenonpodcast.com Beyond the Big Scr…
 
In episode 170 of Fireside, we begin an exciting new chapter with The Battle of Ventry - the epic saga of the battle between the forces of The King of the World and with the Fianna, and their leader Fionn Mac Cumhaill. in this first part we meet the King of the World and learn how Ireland is his last unconquered nation, and how and who told him whe…
 
Friend of the podcast Amanda (@catcontentonly) in conversation with another friend of the podcast, journalist Ben Norton (@BenjaminNorton): "The Ukraine war is a government subsidy straight to the military industrial complex...another massive wealth transfer to the US capitalist class" https://www.patreon.com/posts/episode-34-left-66358561…
 
Three stories of people helping people from Korea, including helpful monsters, deadly Pictionary, and why you should shove strangers down hills. The creature is the Glashtin, a creature with sticky hands, but in the murdery way and not the stealy way or ice creamy way. -- Sonoro and Nextpod (that's us!) present Mitos y Leyendas. It's this podcast, …
 
Republican intellectual Danny Morrison talks to Eamon. Go to https://www.dannymorrison.com/ for more information on the books written by Danny mentioned in the podcast. Recorded 17th May 2022. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/the-stand-with-eamon-dunphy.…
 
Our second round of Cursed Objects is international! This time Holly and Leslie both head over the pond to take a look at two objects so spooky, we guarantee you'll be repeating their stories around your next campfire. First Leslie tells us about Old Nick, The Swansea devil.... you're going to want to check out our Instagram for the photos of this …
 
The Blue & Gold staff hosted a Twitter space on Tuesday afternoon, which is essentially a podcast that is recorded live. Blue & Gold's Mike Singer and Tim Hyde spoke about a number of Notre Dame football topics, and Ashton Pollard joined the show later on. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
As Spanish conquistators slowly moved through Latin America, they encountered levels of wealth that were unimaginable. Most famously, Incan Emperor Atahualpa was captured by Francisco Pizarro and paid a ransom of a room filled with gold and then twice over with silver. The room was 22 feet long by 17 feet wide, filled to a height of about 8 feet. S…
 
Journalist and author John Kampfner talks to Eamon about Putin's decision to wage war in Ukraine, Sweden and Finland deciding to apply for NATO membership and how the West is responding to Putin's war. Recorded 16th May 2022. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/the-stand-with-eamon-…
 
The Mysterious Disappearance of the Canoe Man episode photos are on our Instagram page, comment below to contribute your thoughts. Contact us if you have a little known Irish or British crime we should cover in future episodes. . Instagram Email LinkTree . 🧖‍♀️Me time: @kibtea @colourshort . 📚Episode References: Wikipedia https://www.chroniclelive.…
 
This week, JFK meets with the Mercury Seven at the White House to honor Alan Shepard, specifically, and the entire team, generally, for all they have done to get America in space. Acting to build on what he knew would be short-lived momentum after Freedom 7's flight, Kennedy addresses congress and the American public about the importance of the spa…
 
Joseph Brady is a geographer with a special interest in the changing landscape of the city and county of Dublin. A discussion on Dublin since the 1970s brings us through things like smog, the stinking Liffey, the quays and the changing docklands. Some change was good, some wasn't, and some remains on the table. Brady's new study Dublin from 1970 to…
 
John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to talk about the weekend's FA Cup Final between Liverpool and Chelsea, the Premier League and the final games in the season. Recorded 16th May 2022. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/the-stand-with-eamon-dunphy.…
 
Where do we begin? Along with Roy Keane and Steve Heighway, Denis Irwin is Ireland's most successful ever player. Synonymous with Manchester United, Denis Irwin is widely regardedManchester United's best ever fullback For Sir Alex Ferguson, Irwin is the only player guaranteed a spot in his all-time United XI. Join us this week as Conor and Johnny e…
 
A transformative election The overwhelming majority of citizens on this island want our future to be different from what went before. Those who voted last Thursday want those they have elected to represent their interests, to make power sharing work and to shape a new future. Attacks on Human Rights laws must be opposed The British government confi…
 
Niall Stanage talks to Eamon about the Biden administration’s serious interest in Britain’s row with the EU over the NI Ireland Protocol, Inflation and Biden’s continuing poor performance in the polls. Recorded 13th May 2022. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/the-stand-with-eamon-…
 
Economist and commentator Chris Johns talks to Eamon about Boris Johnson and his government's positions on the Northern Ireland Protocol and the war in Ukraine. They also discuss inflation and the Bank of England's decision to raise interest rates. Recorded on 13th May 2022. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member…
 
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