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A somewhat accurate retelling of Irish history stories.

Join Irish stand up comedians Jason Brennan and Kevin Larney as they take turns giving their best accounts of some of Ireland's silly, strange, and downright stupid tales from the past.

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A somewhat accurate retelling of Irish history stories.

Join Irish stand up comedians Jason Brennan and Kevin Larney as they take turns giving their best accounts of some of Ireland's silly, strange, and downright stupid tales from the past.

    The Battle for Baltinglass Post Office

    The Battle for Baltinglass Post Office

    This week we cover the second scandal to hit Costello's government, the battle for Baltinglass post office. 

    • 1 hr 19 min
    The Day Ireland Became a Republic

    The Day Ireland Became a Republic

    For October we'll be covering the three scandals that brought down John A. Costello's 1948 rainbow coalition, the government of the 13th Dáil. First up, the day Ireland became a Republic.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Niall of the Nine Hostages (Post Show Chat with Candlelit Tales)

    Niall of the Nine Hostages (Post Show Chat with Candlelit Tales)

    We were guests on the excellent Candlelit Tales podcast last week were we talked about the historical reference of the ancient lord, Niall of the Nine Hostages. Listen to the first part of the episode (Episode 51) over at the Candlelit Tales Podcast or watch a recording of the livestream on their YouTube channel.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Christian Davies - The Marauding Mother Ross (Part 2)

    Christian Davies - The Marauding Mother Ross (Part 2)

    Kevin finishes telling Jason about Kit Cavanagh, the 17th century Irish woman fighting for Churchill in the Spanish War of Succession

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Kit Cavanagh - The Pretty Dragoon (Part 1)

    Kit Cavanagh - The Pretty Dragoon (Part 1)

    Kevin tells Jason the first part of the story of Christian "Kit" Cavanagh, a 17th century Dublin woman who went to great lengths to find her husband

    • 56 min
    The Irish National Invincibles & the Phoenix Park Murders

    The Irish National Invincibles & the Phoenix Park Murders

    Jason tells Kevin the story of The Irish National Invincibles, a splinter group of the Irish Republican Brotherhood, whose main objective was to assassinate high ranking government officials.

    • 1 hr 9 min

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