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Ep 6: In Dublin County In 1913

Starting in the summer just before the famous Lock-Out of 1913 was a movement of farm workers in the rural parts of Dublin – back then the countryside went...

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Ep 5: Notes on the Defence of Irish Country Houses.

The name comes from a draft document composed in 1914 by Colonel George O’Callaghan-Westropp, self-styled as The O’Callaghan, a county Clare landlord. O’Callaghan-Westropp was an activist in the British...

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Ep 4: Dubs, Dirty Shirts and World Revolution

Where were the Irish regiments of the British Army in 1919‒21? This episode goes from Cairo and Constantinople to Iraq and India and puts the Irish revolution into its...

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Ep 3: The Last Campaign Of The Leinsters

In the Autumn of 1921 men of the 1st Battalion Leinster Regiment were in action against a rebellion in Malabar, in the south-west of what was then British India....

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Ep 2: Prairie Fire

This episode looks at the West of Ireland agrarian movement of the spring and early summer of 1920. That year saw a widespread popular mobilisation known as the cattle...

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Ep: 1 The Forgotten

This episode is about the farm labour strike in Meath and Kildare in July and August 1919. Farm workers were by far the largest single group in the Transport...

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