Irish History Podcast by Fin Dwyer

Irish History Podcast

The Irish History Podcast brings you on a journey through Ireland's fascinating past. This podcast is not just dates but an enthralling account of Ireland's history, looking at daily life through the ages. The show is currently focused on the Great Irish Famine of the 1840s (see below), while the archive contains the stories of Ireland's ancient High Kings, Viking raiders and the Norman Invasion of the Middle Ages. The story of the Great Famine has proved the most popular to date, Between 1845 and 1851, during one of the worst Famine's in modern history one million Irish people died. The podcast looks at how this happened and who was responsible. The series also tells the story of the survivors. From rebellion to riots & evictions to emigration when you download the show you embark on a facinating and vivid journey to the world your ancestors lived in. These events not only changed Ireland but also numerous countries across the globe. Irish famine emigrants established communities in the USA, Britain, Canada, Australia and further afield. This series is the story of your ancestors who lived through world changing events. Become a member at

Categoría: Educación
  • 257 
    - Human Skulls and Pagan Idols - The story of a sacred bog
    Mon, 06 Sep 2021
  • 256 
    - History off the beaten track - Ireland's top heritage sites (you've never heard of)
    Mon, 23 Aug 2021
  • 255 
    - Passage East - A Medieval D-Day on Ireland's Omaha beach
    Mon, 16 Aug 2021
  • 254 
    - The History of the Knights Templar in Ireland
    Mon, 26 Jul 2021
  • 253 
    - Kylemore Abbey - Life in a Victorian Mansion in Connemara
    Mon, 19 Jul 2021
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