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.
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.
Colm Flynn talks to Dr Eric Lewis Williams about Harriet Tubman, and how her Christian faith inspired her to seek liberation for her people.
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'.
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.
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.
Downing Street Diary - Negotiations Begin
Darragh Gannon on the first week of the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations in London, a century ago this week.
Entertaining and well worth a listen.
Generally very interesting but please label the shows so we know what we are downloading!