6 episodes

April 1919. Tanks on the streets of Limerick. Workers on strike. A soviet declared. The workers control prices and produce food. They even have their own police force and money. Listen to this amazing true story of popular revolt, betrayal, and a city that defied an empire.

Hosted by Cian Prendiville & Aprille Scully. Cian and Aprille are socialist activists in Limerick, and members of Solidarity and the Socialist Party. A former city councillor, Cian lead the anti-water charges movement in Limerick. Aprille is a socialist-feminist and was part of the pro-choice campaign to repeal the 8th.

Bottom Dog - The Story of the Limerick Soviet 1919 Cian Prendiville

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    • 4.5, 6 Ratings

April 1919. Tanks on the streets of Limerick. Workers on strike. A soviet declared. The workers control prices and produce food. They even have their own police force and money. Listen to this amazing true story of popular revolt, betrayal, and a city that defied an empire.

Hosted by Cian Prendiville & Aprille Scully. Cian and Aprille are socialist activists in Limerick, and members of Solidarity and the Socialist Party. A former city councillor, Cian lead the anti-water charges movement in Limerick. Aprille is a socialist-feminist and was part of the pro-choice campaign to repeal the 8th.

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

NervousFishdown II ,

What a discovery!

The whole thing is great, and worth listening to in order. But the last episode is an absolute cracker!

Lolcatsrmylyfe ,

Fantastic story well told

I knew nothing about this bit of history before listening to this show. Great miniseries on an important and forgotten bit of Irish history.

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