Rank #1: ‘Spies and informers beware!’—intelligence and counterintelligence in the War of Independence
Image: Foyer card for the 1935 film, The Informer. (Movie Stills Database) This podcast is supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the Decade of Centenaries 2012-2023 Initiative.
Jan 20 2021
Rank #2: Kildare in the revolutionary decade
Image: The Curragh camp—(National Library of Ireland)
Jan 11 2021
Rank #3: Wicklow in the revolutionary decade (part 2, South)
Image: Group outside Wicklow Gaol 1920 with republican prisoner William O’Grady back row left with the fine moustache. Image: Courtesy of John Finlay
Jan 01 2021
Rank #4: Wicklow in the revolutionary decade (part 1, North)
Supported by the Commemorations Unit of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media and Wicklow County Council’s Archives Service.
Dec 07 2020
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Rank #5: The Government of Ireland Act 1920—100 years of partition
Dec 01 2020
Rank #6: History, Memory and Bloody Sunday 1920
Image: Glasses belonging to spectator Annie Burke (who survived) damaged on the day by a ricocheting piece of grit and never worn again. (GAA Museum)
Nov 18 2020
Rank #7: Belfast and the North 1920-22
This podcast is supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs’ Reconciliation Fund in association with the Linen Hall Library. Image: Military and police in Belfast at the junction of May Street and Joy Street on 23 March 1922.
Nov 09 2020
Rank #8: Bloody Sunday 1920—the Tipperary Connection
Image: Michael Hogan of Grangemockler, Co. Tipperary—the only player killed on Bloody Sunday.
Nov 02 2020
Rank #9: Commemorating Bloody Sunday in the Junior Cycle history classroom
Image: The Dublin football team on Bloody Sunday, 21 November 1920.
Oct 30 2020
Rank #10: The West’s awake!–Revolution in Roscommon 1916-1921
(image caption) Patrick Moran, from Crossna, Co. Roscommon, in Irish Volunteer uniform—executed in Mountjoy Gaol in March 1921 for his part in the early morning assassinations of Bloody Sunday .
Oct 27 2020