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.
The History Show with Kieran Doyle- Clonline Radio
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.
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.
This week Garda Brendan Cahill talks at a meeting of Clonakilty Duchas Heritage about the German Submarine U2-60, or the ‘Glandore Sub’.
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.
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.
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.
This week in the history show, Con McCarthy meets the son of a veteran of Kilmichael ambush of 1920, Denis Kelly. Kieran and Con also discuss the events of the ambush and the repercussions afterwards.
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[…]
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[…]
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.
Kieran Doyle interviews Diarmuid Kingston about the Royal Irish Constabulary in West Cork. His book looks at the establishment of the RIC and their demise during the War of Independence.
Kieran and Dominic examine the inspirational protest songs that were sparked by the USA’s participation in the Vietnam war.
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/
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.
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,[…]
Local History with Kieran Doyle. John Loughnan, founding member of Clonakilty Dúchas, speaks to Kieran Doyle.
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?
Kieran interviews Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin, former Clonakilty mayor and member of Dúchas Clonakilty heritage group about the Battle of the Big Cross, Tadhg an Asna and the united Irishmen in West Cork.