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The Irish at War is a podcast about the military history of Ireland and of Irish people. Whether fighting in Ireland or in foreign service, this podcast aims to examine all the details from the man on the ground to the bigger picture consequences of the battle.

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The Irish at War is a podcast about the military history of Ireland and of Irish people. Whether fighting in Ireland or in foreign service, this podcast aims to examine all the details from the man on the ground to the bigger picture consequences of the battle.

    Irish Ethnic Identity in the Irish Brigade with Abbi Smithmyer

    Irish Ethnic Identity in the Irish Brigade with Abbi Smithmyer

    Today I talk with Abbi Smithmyer, a PhD student in West Virginia University on Irish Ethnic Identity in the Irish Brigade.

    Follow Abbi's work here: @abbi_smithy22

    Follow me on Twitter here: @irelandbattles
    and Patreon/TheIrishatWar

    • 1 hr 14 min
    The Connaught Rangers Mutiny with Dr Conor McNamara

    The Connaught Rangers Mutiny with Dr Conor McNamara

    Today I talk with Dr Conor McNamara about the Connaught Rangers Mutiny in India June 1920 on its centenary.

    Follow Dr McNamara's Twitter page @ConorMacHistory
    His books:
    Liam Mellows, Soldier of the Irish Republic
    War and Revolution in the West of Ireland
    and others.

    Follow me on Twitter @irelandbattles
    and Patreon/TheIrishatWar

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Stephen Callaghan on Birr Barracks & War Memorials

    Stephen Callaghan on Birr Barracks & War Memorials

    I speak with historian Stephen Callaghan about Birr Barracks, the Leinster Regiment, his dig for WW1 Mock Trenches and conservation of local soldiers' memorials.

    Find Stephen's work at www.thebarracksquare.ie

    • 1 hr 21 min
    The Battle Of Aughrim 1691 with Abbie McGowan

    The Battle Of Aughrim 1691 with Abbie McGowan

    Today I talk with Abbie McGowan from the Battle of Aughrim Heritage Centre about the Battle of Aughrim- Ireland's bloodiest battle.

    Follow them on Twitter @1691Aughrim
    And me @Irelandbattles

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ireland's Neutrality in the Second World War with John Dorney

    Ireland's Neutrality in the Second World War with John Dorney

    I talked with John Dorney about Ireland's neutrality during the Second World War.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Margaret Skinnider and Female Combatants in the Irish Revolutionary Period with Dr. Mary McAuliffe

    Margaret Skinnider and Female Combatants in the Irish Revolutionary Period with Dr. Mary McAuliffe

    I interviewed Dr. Mary McAuliffe on Margaret Skinnider, the subject of her newest book and the role of female combatants in the Irish Revolutionary Period.

    • 1 hr 44 min

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