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The magazine style show explores social, political and cultural events from the beginning of time to the modern age with expert panellists, reports and discussion.
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Jazz in Ireland

Jazz in Ireland

2019-03-1000:09:59

Ruth Stanley joins Myles from Cork, to talk about her research on the history of jazz in Ireland, in the opening decades of the 20th century.
John McGrath

John McGrath

2019-03-1000:05:45

Marc McMenamin speaks to Tom Wall, author of the new book 'Dachau to the Dolomites: The Irishmen, Himmler’s Special Prisoners and the End of WWII'
The Invincibles

The Invincibles

2019-03-1000:19:24

Historians Ruan O'Donnell and Mícheál Ó Doibhilín discuss the book by the late Shane Kenna, entitled 'The Invincibles: The Phoenix Park Assassinations and the Conspiracy That Shook an Empire'
To discuss the life and death of Airey Neave, 40 years ago this month, Myles is joined by Stephen Kelly, Senior Lecturer in Modern History at Liverpool Hope University.
Jazz in Ireland; the story of Irishman John McGrath who was imprisoned at Dachau concentration camp; the new book 'The Invincibles' by the late Shane Kenna; and the assassination of British MP Airey Neave.
Brigade Activity Reports

Brigade Activity Reports

2019-03-0300:30:44

The latest release from Ireland's Military Archives is discussed by Cecile Gordon, Catriona Crowe and Diarmaid Ferriter.
The Bauhaus Turns 100

The Bauhaus Turns 100

2019-03-0300:06:28

Jonathan Creasy reports from Berlin on the story of the Bauhaus, which was founded a century ago in 1919. He speaks to Dr Annemarie Jaeggi, director of the Bauhaus Archive in Berlin.
David Fitzpatrick Remembered

David Fitzpatrick Remembered

2019-03-0300:11:321

The late historian David Fitzpatrick is remembered by historian Roy Foster, Dr Fionnuala Walsh and Professor Eunan O'Halpin of Trinity College Dublin.
We examine the newly released Brigade Activity Reports which shed new light on the Irish War of Independence; we visit Berlin and recount the origins of the famous Bauhaus school of art which was founded in 1919; and we remember the late historian David Fitzpatrick.
Joseph Barrett Archive

Joseph Barrett Archive

2019-02-2400:12:31

Historians Paul O'Brien and Robert Hartigan discuss the recently rediscovered personal archive of Commandment Joseph Barrett of the Mid Clare Brigade.
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