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The History Show – Episode 22: Road Bowling with Gretta Cormican

Gretta Cormican, formerly Hegarty, is a local hero in Lyre. Con McCathy interviews Gretta about her times as world road bowling champion, talks about tradition of road bowling and it’s history in west Cork.

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The History Show – Episode 21: Pre-Christian Ireland with Dan O’Leary

Dan O Leary, a local historian from Rossmore, speaks passionately about the area. Anyone interested in ancient and pre-Christian Ireland will be fascinated by the rich history and archaeology, found in this corner of West Cork. Dan also speaks about the community spirit and culture in the area.

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The History Show – Episode 20: Liz Gillis Lecture on the Hales Brothers of Bandon

This week we feature a lecture given by Liz Gillis, on the Hales brothers of Bandon. Liz discusses the implications and the impact the Civil War had on the Hales family, who also fought in the War of Independence and were key figures in the revolutionary period.

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The History Show – Episode 18: C.O. Stanley

This week we feature Fachtna McCarthy’s lecture about C.O. Stanley, a man who was central to the development of television, radio and radar. This giant of the technological world, lived a considerable amount of his life in Lisselan, Clonakilty. This lecture captures the man and his life’s work.

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A History of Protest Songs – Episode 5 Ireland (The History Show – Episode 17)

This week, Dominic and Kieran explore protest songs that cover major events in Ireland, from Northern Ireland to religious issues to water protests and examine the historical context of those songs.

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A History of Protest Songs – Episode 4 Aboriginal Music (The History Show – Episode 16)

Kieran Doyle talks with Kevin McNally about the Aboriginal people of Australia and the abuses and discrimination they have endured.  Kevin also introduces some of the protest music, produced by them, that has been inspired by the tragic suffering of the Aboriginal people.

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The History Show – Episode 14: Dave McCarthy

Dave McCarthy won a senior  All Ireland medal with Cork foobtallers in 1973. Dave takes us back to what life was like, growing up in his native Clonakilty and the how the game of football has changed so much from when he was playing. He also looks at his summers[…]

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A History of Protest Songs – Episode 3 South Africa (The History Show – Episode 13)

This week Kieran and Dominic explore the Apartheid regime that existed in South Africa. We look at the music that was inspired by revolutionaries such as Steve Biko and the actions of Black Consciousness Movement and the ANC, while Dominic charts the emergence and downfall of white rule in South[…]

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The History Show Episode 12: The Rise and Fall of Protestant Power and Culture in Bandon

Barry O’ Mahony talks to Kieran Doyle about the history of Bandon. They discuss the strong loyalist Protestant identity associated with the town , the rise of Nationalism and the conflicts during the revolutionary period in the 1920’s.

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The History Show – Episode 9: A historical walking tour of Shannonvale

Kieran Doyle and Barry O’Mahony explore Shannonvale and delve into the history of the area. Including an interview with some interesting visitors to the region. References & Further Reading: Denis Kiely:  https://shannonvaleblog.wordpress.com/ Declan McCarthy: http://homepage.eircom.net/~decmac/

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A History of Protest Songs – Part 1: Civil Rights Movement USA (The History Show – Episode 8)

Kieran Doyle and Dominic Carroll present A History of Protest Songs Series 1. Looking at some of the music coming out of the American Civil Rights movement.

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The History Show – Episode 6: Dublin Festival of History – featuring international historians, Robert Gerwarth and Saul David

This week, Kieran attends the ”Dublin Festival of History, which is running for its fourth year. At the festival, Kieran gets to speak with its founder, Brendan Teeling about the festival’s origins. He also gets to interview Robert Gerwarth,  Professor of Modern History at UCD, about his fantastic new book,[…]

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Local History – Episode 4- Dominic Carroll – Can we believe what we read?

Local History With Kieran Doyle. This weeks guest is Dominic Carroll, editor of Ardfield and Rathbarry Journal and copy editor by trade. He talks about how history is constructed. Can we believe what we read?

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