9 episodes

Eight episode podcast from the GAA on the event of and surrounding the Bloody Sunday massacre in Croke Park.

The Bloodied Field Podcast The GAA

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    • 4.9 • 72 Ratings

Eight episode podcast from the GAA on the event of and surrounding the Bloody Sunday massacre in Croke Park.

    Introducing: The Bloodied Field Podcast

    Introducing: The Bloodied Field Podcast

    The Bloodied Field podcast is the story of the terrible events of Bloody Sunday at Croke Park on November 21, 1920 when the crowd at a Gaelic football match were attacked and 14 innocent people never came home.
     
    Over eight carefully crafted episodes focusing on the build up, the event and the aftermath, the master storyteller Michael Foley delivers a haunting and moving depiction of this seismic event in Irish and GAA history and remembers the people who were lost.


    Written and produced by Michael Foley. Edited by Andrew Foley. The Bloodied Field Podcast is a TwoCubes production for the GAA.

    • 2 min
    1. Hogan

    1. Hogan

    A young man leaves his farm in Grangemockler for Dublin to play a Gaelic football for Tipperary at Croke Park, a journey that will bring him to the centre of a horrifying massacre that enshrines his memory in posterity, and changes history.

    Written and produced by Michael Foley. Edited by Andrew Foley. Voice actors: Anne Foley, Daniel Burke and Shane Stapleton. Additional music by Jim Crowley.

    The Bloodied Field Podcast is a TwoCubes production for the GAA.

    • 32 min
    2. The British

    2. The British

    A government weary from war and the incessant attacks on their rule by a newly energised IRA introduce new police forces and leaders alienated and irritated by Ireland before they even set foot in the country.

    Written and produced by Michael Foley. Edited by Andrew Foley. Voice actors: Jon Evans, Karen C. Foley and Dave Evans.

    The Bloodied Field Podcast is a TwoCubes production for the GAA

    • 27 min
    3. The Golden Boys

    3. The Golden Boys

    The Tipperary footballers emerge as a serious force after years in the doldrums while the Irish War of Independence rages all round them.
    Written and produced by Michael Foley. Edited by Andrew Foley. Voice actor: Jackie Cahill.
    The Bloodied Field Podcast is a TwoCubes production for the GAA.

    • 25 min
    4. The Dubs

    4. The Dubs

    A team of star footballers and rebel fighters beginning to fulfil their immense promise find Tipperary standing in their way.

    Written and produced by Michael Foley. Edited by Andrew Foley. Voice actors: Paul Kiely and Kevin Feely.

    The Bloodied Field Podcast is a TwoCubes production for the GAA.

    • 21 min
    5. The GAA's Dilemma

    5. The GAA's Dilemma

    With the Tipperary-Dublin game due to start Luke O’Toole, the GAA’s general secretary, faces one of the biggest decisions of his life: to play the game or not?

    Written and produced by Michael Foley. Edited by Andrew Foley. 

    The Bloodied Field Podcast is a TwoCubes production for the GAA

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
72 Ratings

72 Ratings

Spower737 ,

Outstanding.

A fantastic production, delivered with just the right amount of empathy and the clarity that only time and passion can provide.

seanie foxe ,

Thank you

Thank you for putting this together, it’s an invaluable reference to our history, brought me to tears. Scíth shíoraí do gach duine a fuair bás .

Ronan O'Malley ,

Incredible

One of the best produced and researched podcast series I’ve ever had the pleasure to listen to. Well done

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