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In Talk About Ireland Jim Bruce and his guests offer insights into the country, past, present, and future.

Talk About Ireland J. P. Bruce

    • Society & Culture

In Talk About Ireland Jim Bruce and his guests offer insights into the country, past, present, and future.

    The Child That Went With The Fairies

    The Child That Went With The Fairies

    by Joseph Sheridan le Fanu (1814-1873)

    First published: 1870.

    J. P. Bruce (Narrator).

    Maria Bruce (Mary Ryan, Nell Ryan, Con Ryan, Peg Ryan, Princess).

    • 30 min
    Highlights (Season 1)

    Highlights (Season 1)

    Highlights from episodes featuring John Waters, Martin Mansergh, Kevin Myers, Johnny Duhan, and Bob Quinn.

    • 22 min
    The Emergency

    The Emergency

    In this special edition of Talk About Ireland I examine life in Ireland between 1939 and 1945, the period known as the Emergency.

    I am joined by local historian, James Scannell, to help me delve into the legislative and social dimensions of the Emergency.

    • 25 min
    Bob Quinn, 2/2

    Bob Quinn, 2/2

    In this edition of Talk About Ireland I am delighted to welcome as my guest Bob Quinn, film-maker and author.

    In Part 2 we discuss advertising vs. religion, consumerism, musical and literary culture, political chicanery, and climate change.

    (Interview recorded 4 Mar 2020)

    • 29 min
    Bob Quinn, 1/2

    Bob Quinn, 1/2

    In this edition of Talk About Ireland I am delighted to welcome as my guest Bob Quinn, film-maker and author.

    In Part 1 we discuss the evolution of Irish television, de Valera's Ireland, feminism, and the decline of the Catholic Church

    (Interview recorded 4 Mar 2020)

    • 31 min
    Johnny Duhan, 2/2

    Johnny Duhan, 2/2

    In this edition of Talk About Ireland I am delighted to welcome as my guest Johnny Duhan, singer, songwriter, and author.

    In Part 2 we discuss corruption within the Catholic Church, spirituality and materialism, foreign direct investment, and the promise of the 1960s.

    (Interview recorded 26 Feb 2020)

    • 27 min

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