38 episodes

Join Lorcan Collins for a weekly podcast about Ireland's revolutionary history. Concentrating on the Easter Rising of 1916, The War of Independence 1919-21 and the Irish Civil War 1922-23. The show will also feature episodes on all aspects of revolutionary Irish history from 1798 to the Hunger Strikes of the 1980's. Revolutionary Ireland Podcast will feature guest historians and activists.

Revolutionary Ireland Lorcan Collins Revolutionary Ireland

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    • 5.0 • 81 Ratings

Join Lorcan Collins for a weekly podcast about Ireland's revolutionary history. Concentrating on the Easter Rising of 1916, The War of Independence 1919-21 and the Irish Civil War 1922-23. The show will also feature episodes on all aspects of revolutionary Irish history from 1798 to the Hunger Strikes of the 1980's. Revolutionary Ireland Podcast will feature guest historians and activists.

    Noraid: Irish Northern Aid Committee

    Noraid: Irish Northern Aid Committee

    Noraid was the organisation that raised money and awareness in the United States about the ongoing situation in the Six Counties in Ireland. This episode includes an interview with Robert Collins who is the author of a recently published book on Noraid. Join Lorcan Collins as he examines Noraid between 1970 and 1994.

    • 58 min
    Thomas MacDonagh Pt.2

    Thomas MacDonagh Pt.2

    Part two of the life of Thomas MacDonagh, poet, teacher, dramatist, writer, Irish language enthusiast, commandant of Jacobs Factory and executed on 3 May 1916 for his role in the Easter Rising.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Thomas MacDonagh Pt.1

    Thomas MacDonagh Pt.1

    Part one of the life of Thomas MacDonagh, teacher, poet, writer, Irish language enthusiast, Signatory of the 1916 Proclamation and executed for his role in the Easter Rising of 1916.

    • 51 min
    Máire Comerford; Revolutionary

    Máire Comerford; Revolutionary

    In this episode Lorcan Collins examines the extraordinary life of Máire Comerford. Lorcan conducts an interview with Hilary Dully who has recently edited a memoir written by Máire.

    • 48 min
    Handover of Dublin Castle 1922

    Handover of Dublin Castle 1922

    Join Lorcan Collins in this 34th episode of the Revolutionary Ireland Podcast as he looks at the handover of Dublin Castle in 1922. Lorcan interviews Dr. John Gibney, co-author with Kate O'Malley of a new book on the subject, The Handover.

    • 57 min
    Seán South of Garryowen Part 2

    Seán South of Garryowen Part 2

    Join Lorcan Collins for episode 33 of the Revolutionary Ireland Podcast, Part 2 of the Seán South podcast. Lorcan discusses Operation Harvest and interviews the family of Fergal O'Hanlon who was killed in action alongside Seán South on New Years Day 1957 during Operation Harvest when the IRA attacked Brookeborough RUC Barracks in Fermanagh, Ireland.

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

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81 Ratings

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Excellent

Really well done

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Excellent series

Very well done and professional. Knowledgeable and entertaining!

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Great Depth to Lorcan Collins’ Podcast

Lorcan Collins consistently delivers well researched content delivered in an accessible matter of fact matter. Great listening for those hours wish to gain a better understanding of Ireland’s struggle for independence - Martin Nutty

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