The History of Ireland

By Kevin Dolan

The Irish Republic's foundation is one hell of a story, complete with spying secretaries, pig thieves, politicians, poets, school teachers and the world's biggest empire. In quick, bite-sized episodes, we're going to explore the causes, characters and aftermath of the Irish War of Independence. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  1. 1.
    S1E1 - Setting The Scene
    11:06
  2. 2.
    S1E2 - Two Very Different Approaches
    12:07
  3. 3.
    S1E3 - Poorly Managed Mayhem
    12:01
  4. 4.
    S1E4 - Oh No We Won't Go
    15:07
  5. 5.
    S1E5 - Boy Oh Boy A Boycott
    9:59
  6. 6.
    S1E6 - On The Campaign Trail
    12:31
  7. 7.
    S1E7 - The First Dáil
    8:15
  8. 8.
    S1E8 - The Long Fellow
    12:01
  1. 9.
    S1E9 - The Big Fellow
    15:09
  2. 10.
    S1E10 - Are We At War Yet?
    10:43
  3. 11.
    S1E11 - Going Solo
    10:19
  4. 12.
    S1E12 - Coming To America
    11:21
  5. 13.
    S1E13 - The Breakout of Bobby Byrne
    8:54
  6. 14.
    S1E14 - Back In The USS Limerick
    10:53
  7. 15.
    S1E15 - Courts, Loans and the Counter State
    14:14
  8. 16.
    S1E16 - Spying Secretaries
    13:05
  9. 17.
    S1E17 - Librarians & G Men
    11:05
  10. 18.
    S1E18 - A Night In The Barracks
    11:55
  11. 19.
    S1E19 - The Spy In The Castle
    10:22
  12. 20.
    S1E20 - The Squad & The Dog
    12:54
  13. 21.
    S1E21 - We Did Not & Do Not Know How To Act
    12:15
  14. 22.
    S1E22 - Not The 1919 News
    11:54
  15. 23.
    S1E23 - An Ambush at Ashtown
    13:19
  16. 24.
    S1E24 - Fascists & County Councils
    12:56
  17. 25.
    S1E25 - Burning Down The Barracks
    13:52
  18. 26.
    Pagans, Christians & Wrens
    11:44
  19. 27.
    Questions & Answers
    10:39
  20. 28.
    S1E27 - The Men Behind The Black & Tans
    17:47
  21. 29.
    S1E28 - Who Were The Black & Tans?
    14:21
  22. 30.
    29 – The Murder of Tomas Mac Curtain
    14:31
  23. 31.
    S1E30 – Theory & Instinct
    16:14
  24. 32.
    S1EP31 – The Flying Columns
    14:55
  25. 33.
    S1EP32 – The Kidnapped General
    14:50
  26. 34.
    S1E33 – The Munitions Strike
    14:25
  27. 35.
    S1EP34 – John Jameson
    12:59
  28. 36.
    S1EP35 – Will The Real John Jameson Please Stand Up?
    14:10
  29. 37.
    S1 EP36 – The Listowel Mutiny
    16:33
  30. 38.
    S1 EP37 – The Ulster Question
    14:08
  31. 39.
    Celebrations, Illustrations & Snazzy Merch
    2:20
  32. 40.
    S1 EP38 – A Summer of Riots
    15:29
  33. 41.
    S1 EP39 – The Belfast Boycott
    16:45
  34. 42.
    S1 EP40 – Tudor's Beasts: The Auxiliaries Arrive
    17:45
  35. 43.
    S1 EP41 – The Connaught Rangers Mutiny
    16:33
  36. 44.
    S1 EP42 – Seventy Four Days
    18:31
  37. 45.
    The Sack of Balbriggan
    16:01
  38. 46.
    S1 EP44 – The Men & Women of the Revolution
    17:43
  39. 47.
    S1 EP45 – The Ballad of Kevin Barry
    24:25
  40. 48.
    S1 EP46 – Pt 1: The Morning of Bloody Sunday
    17:17
  41. 49.
    S1 EP47 – Pt 2: The Eveningof Bloody Sunday
    13:29
  42. 50.
    S1 EP48 – Pt 3. The Evening of Bloody Sunday
    17:56

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