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Ep. 32 – Brigadier General Frank Crozier – Charles Messenger


Historian Charles Messenger discusses his biography of controversial soldier Frank Crozier; Brigadier in the Great War, Inspector General of the Lithuanian Army and Commander of the Auxiliary Division of the Royal Irish Constabulary during the War of Irish Independence. 

ONLINE 'From Gunner to Guerrilla – Tom Barry’s Road to Rebellion' by Gerry White


    About the online talk: Tom Barry was one of the most significant and controversial figures on the republican side during the Irish War of Independence. As commander of the Flying Column of Cork No. 3 Brigade of the IRA, he conducted a number of successful operations against the forces of the Crown including the Kilmchael Ambush on 28 Novemb…

Ep.239 – Roscommon During the Great War and After - Dr John Burke


Historian and author Dr John Burke talks about the history of Roscommon in the 1912–23 during the Irish revolutionary period which covers the Great War, Irish War of Independence and Irish Civil War. Your browser does not support the audio element. …

Ep.245 – Brian Feeney – Antrim and the Irish Revolution, 1912 – 23


Journalist and historian, Dr Brian Feeney talks about his recent book exploring the impact of the First World War and Irish War of Independence on the County of Antrim in Ulster. Your browser does not support the audio element. Antrim in the…

'Wartime Dublin' with Professor Richard Grayson (Goldsmiths, University of London)


Traditionally, the story of Irish involvement in the First World War has been told in narratives separate to those of the Easter Rising and the wider Irish Revolution. Richard Grayson's 2018 book Dublin's Great Wars, offered a new narrative which combined all these events and processes, showing how the conflicts were closely intertwined. It also to…