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Bringing the past to life! Discover how Ireland and our world was shaped as Myles Dungan and guests explore events ranging from medieval times to the recent past. Listen live Sundays at 6pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

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    • 4.2 • 90 Ratings

Bringing the past to life! Discover how Ireland and our world was shaped as Myles Dungan and guests explore events ranging from medieval times to the recent past. Listen live Sundays at 6pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

    Anna Parnell

    Anna Parnell

    Dr Margaret Ward and Lucy Keaveney join Myles to talk about Anna Parnell, the founder of the Ladies Land League, and her extraordinary life and legacy.

    • 22 min
    Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman

    Colm Flynn talks to Dr Eric Lewis Williams about Harriet Tubman, and how her Christian faith inspired her to seek liberation for her people.

    • 9 min
    Kenmare - History and Survival

    Kenmare - History and Survival

    Dr Colum Kenny joins Myles to talk about his book about the town of Kenmare, Co. Kerry during the Famine. It's called 'Kenmare: History and Survival - Father John O'Sullivan and the Famine Poor'.

    • 18 min
    Full Show Podcast - 24th October 2021

    Full Show Podcast - 24th October 2021

    The life and legacy of Anna Parnell; how Harriet Tubman's faith inspired her to seek liberation for her people; and the town of Kenmare, County Kerry during the Famine years.

    • 51 min
    An Uneasy Truce

    An Uneasy Truce

    How did both sides react to the Truce that officially concluded the Irish War of Independence? Myles is joined by Lisa Dolan, Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc and Liz Gillis.

    • 36 min
    Downing Street Diary - Negotiations Begin

    Downing Street Diary - Negotiations Begin

    Darragh Gannon on the first week of the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations in London, a century ago this week.

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
90 Ratings

90 Ratings

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