4 episodes

Comedian Shane Todd and author and director Hazel Hayes are on a mission to understand the colourful past of the island they call home. From the Bronze Age to Bono, Paganism to St. Patrick, every Tuesday they share a new tale from Ireland's history and have plenty of craic while they’re at it. So pull up a chair, pin back your ears, and get ready for an education in life on the Emerald Isle. 

We're Not F***ing Historians Stak

    • Comedy
    • 4.7 • 42 Ratings

Comedian Shane Todd and author and director Hazel Hayes are on a mission to understand the colourful past of the island they call home. From the Bronze Age to Bono, Paganism to St. Patrick, every Tuesday they share a new tale from Ireland's history and have plenty of craic while they’re at it. So pull up a chair, pin back your ears, and get ready for an education in life on the Emerald Isle. 

    The Kim Kardashian of County Mayo

    The Kim Kardashian of County Mayo

    This week, Hazel is behind the lectern to tell Shane all about Grace O’Malley, the woman from the west coast of Ireland who became a fearsome ruler of the high seas in the 1500s and a dab hand at divorce settlements. 


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    • 34 min
    The Last High King of Ireland, Brian

    The Last High King of Ireland, Brian

    Welcome back to We’re Not F***ing Historians, your alternative guide to Irish history! This week, Brian Boru and his stag do roll into town.


    Brian was one of Ireland’s most successful and unifying monarchs. But it didn’t end well. Shane and Hazel talk about Brian's pub crawl of death, Bono's performance at his coronation, and how he saved Ireland from Carlsberg.


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    • 27 min
    The Real St Patrick

    The Real St Patrick

    Welcome to the first episode of We’re Not F***ing Historians, your alternative guide to Irish history! Today, Hazel Hayes and Shane Todd find out about the Emerald Isle’s greatest export.
    Every March, people drink bars dry all over the world to mark St Patrick’s day. But what was the bloke actually like? Expect loads of myth-busters, a very horny gap year and Liam Neeson’s greatest performance of all. 
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    • 32 min
    Welcome to We're Not F***ing Historians!

    Welcome to We're Not F***ing Historians!

    Thank you for listening to the We're Not F***ing Historians trailer. Look out for our first episode on Tuesday 12th October, which features the OG of Irish history, St Patrick! Turns out everything we know about him was a lie.
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Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
42 Ratings

42 Ratings

ijl03 ,

It’s just good vibes

Thank you Hazel and Shane!

Wotnot ,

Brilliant

Took me bloody ages to find this after hearing a trailer on another podcast - because the “uck” is replaced with * its really hard to search for

Podcasts are hysterical

Paul Lyness ,

Great podcast find

I was searching for a new podcast to listen too and thankfully tripped over this wee gem, love Shane’s other PC but this one is a must

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