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Noble Blood

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Noble Blood

iHeartPodcasts and Grim & Mild

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Author Dana Schwartz explores the stories of some of history’s most fascinating royals: the tyrants and the tragic, the murderers and the murdered, and everyone in between. Because when you’re wearing a crown, mistakes often mean blood.
 
From the Norman Invasion to the War of Independence, the Irish History Podcast brings you on a journey through the most fascinating stories in Ireland's past. Whether it’s the siege of Dublin in 1171 or gun battles in the 1920s, the podcast vividly recreates a sense of time and place. Each episode is meticulously researched creating character driven narratives that are engaging and accessible for all. Since the first episode was released back in 2010, the podcast has covered scores of fascin ...
 
Short History Of... continues to be available for free wherever you get your shows. For ad-free listening, exclusive content and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Now available for Apple and Android users. Go to noiser.com/subscriptions to get started. Short History Of... is the podcast series hosted by John Hopkins. Each week, we'll transport you back in time to witness history's most incredible moments and remarkable people. New episodes Mondays. Follow Noiser Podcasts on Twitter ...
 
In The Way I Heard It, Mike Rowe gives a different take on a variety of topics—from pop culture to politics, history to Hollywood, each mystery is a trueish tale about someone you know, filled with facts that you don’t. Delivered with Mike’s signature blend of charm, wit, and ingenuity, these stories are part of a larger mosaic—full of surprising revelations, sharp observations, and intimate, behind-the-scenes moments drawn from Mike’s own life and career.
 
For history lovers who listen to podcasts, History Unplugged is the most comprehensive show of its kind. It's the only show that dedicates episodes to both interviewing experts and answering questions from its audience. First, it features a call-in show where you can ask our resident historian (Scott Rank, PhD) absolutely anything (What was it like to be a Turkish sultan with four wives and twelve concubines? If you were sent back in time, how would you kill Hitler?). Second, it features lon ...
 
The Troubles were a period of time in Northern Ireland which many people today do not know a lot about. In this podcast we will delve into each individual bombing and attack that happened during the 30-year period. This is a non-partisan podcast that focuses solely on the facts and the accounts of the individuals involved.
 
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Revolutionary Ireland

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Revolutionary Ireland

Lorcan Collins Revolutionary Ireland

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Join Lorcan Collins for a weekly podcast about Ireland's revolutionary history. Concentrating on the Easter Rising of 1916, The War of Independence 1919-21 and the Irish Civil War 1922-23. The show will also feature episodes on all aspects of revolutionary Irish history from 1798 to the Hunger Strikes of the 1980's. Revolutionary Ireland Podcast will feature guest historians and activists.
 
Eddie Lenihan is Ireland’s most well known storyteller. He has been telling tales for over 35 years. Each month, Eddie will share Irish wisdom and stories from the past on the Tell Me A Story with Eddie Lenihan podcast. As a cultural preservationist, Eddie has amassed the largest collection of folk stories and tales in Ireland. His dedication to the tradition has seen him collect and compile stories from all across the country, particularly those that deal with the themes of the supernatural ...
 
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The Boys We've Seen

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The Boys We've Seen

Conor Heffernan & Jonathan Cooper

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This is a journey through Irish footballing history. Every week Conor and Johnny discuss a player or moment from the Republic of Ireland's history. Beginning with the 1992/1993 Premier League season, these two diehard fans have a simple purpose - to talk about every Irishman to grace the Premier League!
 
The original independent news, politics and culture podcast that doesn’t take itself too seriously and yet punches well above its weight. Join critically acclaimed & derided hosts Tony Groves and Martin McMahon as they delve into the news of the day, pull apart the spin and bluster and bring unedited corporate free unapologetic realism to the things that matter. in the . There will be shenanigans!
 
History Ireland magazine has now been in production for over 27 years. The History Ireland Podcast covers a wide variety of topics, from the earliest times to the present day, in an effort to give the listener a sense of the distant past but also to offer a contemporary edge.
 
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. Support the show through Patreon for bonus content and ad free listening! www.patreon.com/thehistoryofireland Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Fireside is the Irish Storytelling Podcast. Kevin C. Olohan is your host and Fireside Bard. Every Wednesday, Kevin takes a story from Folklore or Mythology, gives it a fresh retelling, and discusses the story itself and the craft, culture and history of Storytelling. Whether you’re a folklore fanatic, or someone who just enjoys hearing a good yarn, you can always join Kevin by the Fireside.
 
A podcast looking at Left politics in Ireland from the Irish Left Archive. We talk to activists, writers, historians, politicians and others involved in Left organisations and movements about their experiences of participating in Left parties and campaigns; Left publications and political documents they’ve been involved in; and the history and development of progressive politics in Ireland. We also look at the role of the Irish Left Archive and similar informal projects. The podcast is hoste ...
 
The Royal Irish Academy/Acadamh Ríoga na hEireann is an all-Ireland, independent, academic body that promotes study and excellence in the sciences, humanities and social sciences. It is the principal learned society in Ireland and has over 420 members who are elected in recognition of their academic achievements. The Royal Irish Academy, the academy for the sciences and humanities for the whole of Ireland will vigorously promote excellence in scholarship, recognise achievements in learning, ...
 
Into the Mythic is a new podcast about Irish Mythology. Join us as we journey back and find new meanings in some very ancient stories. Leeanne O Donnell and Pol O Colmain revisit Ireland's ancient legends with fresh ears - peeling back the layers to uncover what resonance these stories might have for us now in the 21st Century. This series is made possible by the kind sponsorship of our friends at Wild Goose Studio. https://wildgoosestudio.com. Recorded at the Working Artist's Studio in Ball ...
 
In each KnotWork Storytelling episode, we'll explore a different story from mythology, folklore, or history, particularly from Ireland and the Celtic World. Then, my guest and I dive deep into why these ideas and characters still resonate today. Your host is Marisa Goudy, author of The Sovereignty Knot: A Woman’s Way to Freedom, Power, Love, and Magic. She is a Word Witch, a Story Healer, a Writing Coach, and a has an MA in Irish literature from University College Dublin. Join us as we wande ...
 
Experience the rich hidden history of the land of Ancient Ireland with historian , author, musician Danny Houlihan. The rich myths and legends are many and the culture of Ireland is diverse. In this podcast Danny relates the Myths and Legends of the area of Ballybunion.Through its people its heritage and its rugged coastline this is truly Danny Houlihan‘s Irish Experience.
 
The Stand with Eamon Dunphy is a current affairs, sport and culture podcast posting five or more episodes each week. Editor and Presenter - Eamon Dunphy As a former professional and international soccer player Eamon was capped 23 times for Ireland. He has been a writer and broadcaster for over 40 years and written five best selling books including an early memoir Only a Game?, U2’s biography Unforgettable Fire, Sir Matt Busby’s biography A Strange Kind of Glory, Roy Keane’s autobiography Kea ...
 
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On Easter Day 1916, more than a thousand Irishmen stormed Dublin city center, seizing the General Post Office building and reading the Proclamation for an independent Irish Republic. The British declared martial law shortly afterward, and the rebellion was violently quashed by the military. In a ten-day period after the event, fourteen leaders of t…
 
Five days after the end of the Second World War, Winston Churchill launched into a blistering critique of Irish neutrality on the BBC World Service. He would famously claim the government of Éamon de Valera had frolicked with German representatives in Dublin while Britain fought the Nazis. The reality of Irish neutrality in the World War II was som…
 
On this episode of the Irish History Show we looked at executions carried out by the Free State government during the Irish Civil War. The executions were made possible by legislation known as the Public Safety Bill, which was passed in the Dail on September 27, 1922. The emergency legislation gave to the National Army powers of punishment for anyo…
 
On this week’s edition of the podcast we recap the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship where Pádraig Harrington led a stellar Irish challenge that ultimately fell just short in the desert. The Dubliner is eyeing a history-making victory on the DP World Tour and few would bet against him after last week’s showing. It wasn’t to be either for Shane Lowry desp…
 
Between 1845 and 1852, Ireland suffered an appalling famine after the repeated failure of the potato crop, its national staple. But though caused by a natural blight, a combination of ancient prejudices, simmering tensions and political short-termism turned a national emergency into a disaster for the ages. So why did the authorities in Westminster…
 
Economist, commentator and podcaster Chris Johns talks to Eamon about English nationalism as represented by the British Government, and former Prime Minister John Major's appearance the House of Commons Northern Ireland Committee. Recorded Wednesday 8th February 2023. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/the-stand-with-eamon-dunphy. Hosted o…
 
It was great to be joined for the first time in 2023 by tortoise shack regular, our favourite Irish-Russian US-based economist, Constantin Gurdgiev.He breaks down the US debt ceiling "crisis", how much of the world is trying to dedollarise their economies and the bumpy economic road ahead of us in 2023 that will sadly lead to more polarisation unle…
 
On Easter Day 1916, more than a thousand Irishmen stormed Dublin city center, seizing the General Post Office building and reading the Proclamation for an independent Irish Republic. The British declared martial law shortly afterward, and the rebellion was violently quashed by the military. In a ten-day period after the event, fourteen leaders of t…
 
Support the Show on Substack Love KnotWork Storytelling? Support the show, find the in-depth show notes, and get even more stories on our Substack, Myth Is Medicine. Our Story Líadain and Cuirithir’s romance is the stuff of medieval tragedy. Two bards fall in love, but Líadain makes a choice that alters their shared fate. They end up at a monastic …
 
On this week’s edition of the podcast we dive into the murky waters of golf’s splintered tours as the ongoing hearing between the DP World Tour and LIV Golf spells big changes for the men’s professional game. We also take a look at the official world golf ranking system, highlighting a lopsided distribution of points across the PGA Tour, the DP Wor…
 
In Christopher Hitchens: What He Got Right, How He Went Wrong, and Why He Still Matters (Zero Books, 2022), Ben Burgis reminds readers about what was best in Hitchens's writings and helps us gain a better understanding of how someone whose whole political life was animated by the values of the socialist left could have ended up holding grotesque po…
 
Joanna of Naples is one of the most infamous figures of the 14th century, a woman who ruled in her own right who faced treachery and betrayal by her own family and nearly everyone around her but still managed to persevere. Support Noble Blood: — Bonus episodes, stickers, and scripts on Patreon — Merch! — Order Dana's book, 'Anatomy: A Love Story' a…
 
What if one book could contain the sum of mankind’s knowledge? Scholars and chroniclers have tried to write this book since antiquity, penning several so-called universal histories (perhaps the best was Rashid al-Din’s “Compendium of the Chronicles” that was commissioned by a Mongol Empire daughter state in 14th century). This goal was reached in 1…
 
Author and journalist John Kampfner talks to Eamon. As well as his work in journalism John is currently an Executive Director at Chatham House, leading its UK in the World initiative. Recorded on 3rd February 2023. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/the-stand-with-eamon-dunphy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.…
 
Comment if you have a little known Irish or British crime I should cover in future episodes. https://linktr.ee/metimeandmurder Watch on YouTube #mugshot #truecrime #ireland 📚 Episode References: Wikipedia https://www.irishcentral.com/news/the-dirty-dozen-irish-people-on-interpols-international-most-wanted-list-photos https://www.sundayworld.com/cri…
 
John Giles and Liam Brady join Eamon to review some of the weekend's Premier League matches including Tottenham v Man City, Everton v Arsenal, Man U v Crystal Palace. They also talk about Harry Kane's goal scoring triumph at Tottenham and the Munich Air Crash on the 65th anniversary. Recorded on 6th February 2023 Become a member at https://plus.aca…
 
Thanks to Mr irishelectionprojections.com, Harry McEvansoneya, Dublin Inquirer Reporter, Shamim Malekmian and Campaigner and #BreakTheSilence organiser, Mick Finnegan, for joining us along with our online audience to chat about the week that was.Mick brings us up to date on the situation regarding the still unpublished St Johns Ambulance report int…
 
Following the first several shuttle missions, particularly after Sally Ride's historic flight on the seventh mission, public interest in the shuttle program dropped off much as it had following Apollo 11 and the first successful moon landing. In an attempt to rekindle public interest, President Reagan announced that the 25th shuttle mission would i…
 
It's time for the post-World Cup transfer window! Join Conor and Jonny as they discuss the winners and losers from Ireland's monumental 2002 World Cup run. Whose reputation... and price tag... was enhanced? Who lost momentum? And who went on to better things domestically and why. Join Conor and Jonny as they delve into wicked transfer rumours, THAT…
 
In 1947, the British divided up its former colony of India into two provinces. What followed was confusion, chaos, and an unprecedented wave of sectarian violence that left up to a million dead. 15 million more were forced to flee their homes. So why was the country broken up? What prompted the ferocious backlash? And how do the events of 75 years …
 
To mark Ireland's new public holiday named after St Brigid, on this episode of Talking History we'll be exploring the life, legacy and legend of St Brigid and finding out how she became one of our patron saints. Joining Dr Patrick Geoghegan is Dr Edel Bhreathnach from the School of History at UCC, Dr Niamh Wycherley from Maynooth University, Laura …
 
The Duke of York The recent cold snap and the sniffles of many of my associates reminded me of when I was a young curate in The Duke of York pub in Commercial Court in Belfast in the mid 1960s. In those days a hot whiskey was the cure for colds of all kinds. In the Dukes a ‘Hot Coleraine’ was the much prized preference of hot whiskey drinkers wheth…
 
Today we are joined by Matthew Taylor, Professor of History at De Montfort University, and author of Sport and the Home Front: Wartime Britain at Play, 1939-1945 (Routledge, 2022). In our conversation, we discussed why studies of British sport histories have frequently neglected the Second World War, how various arms of the British state attempted …
 
Today we are joined by Matthew Taylor, Professor of History at De Montfort University, and author of Sport and the Home Front: Wartime Britain at Play, 1939-1945 (Routledge, 2022). In our conversation, we discussed why studies of British sport histories have frequently neglected the Second World War, how various arms of the British state attempted …
 
Niall Stanage joins Eamon from Washington to talk about the death of Tyre Nichols, former Governor for South California Nikki Haley and the expectation that she will announce she is seeking the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, Joe Biden's State of the Union Address in the coming week and will he declare his run for the 2024 election? And th…
 
What is the relationship between commemoration and historical scholarship? How has this worked out in practice in the Decade of Centenaries? What were the opportunities taken? What were missed? Join History Ireland editor Tommy Graham in discussion with John Gibney, Brian Hanley, Heather Jones and Fearghal McGarry. The Hedge School series of podcas…
 
Listeners will be familiar with our guest, Chair of United Against Racism, Memet Uludag, and his work in countering the far right in Ireland. What is news to most is that he was recently in Lesbos, Greece, for the (sham)trial of 24 people charged with all sorts of trumped up charges for trying to help save people from drowning in EU waters. He tell…
 
Curtis Runstedler's book Alchemy and Exemplary Poetry in Middle English Literature (Palgrave Macmillan, 2023) explores the different functions and metaphorical concepts of alchemy in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Middle English poetry and bridges them together with the exempla tradition in late medieval English literature. Such poetic narrative…
 
Russian journalist Dmitry Elovsky joins Eamon to talk about Putin's Russia, the Russian media, the people's response to the war and why Putin won't use nuclear weapons. Also the sentencing of Russian journalist Alexander Nevzorov, sentenced in absentia in a Russian court for criticising the Russian attack on a maternity hospital in Mariupol. Dmitry…
 
Dark Windows Podcast ep. 227 This week we continue our journey through the corruption and connections of the boss of the Cleveland docks, Danny Greene. This may come as a shock but, he wasn't a good guy and this week we are going to jump into some of the heavy duty stuff that he got involved with. Including the world's funniest almost accidental de…
 
Musician Joe Chester has produced a beautiful musical tribute to Lucia Joyce, the dancer and illustrator. Daughter of James Joyce, Lucia was born in Trieste in 1907. She would spend more than four decades of her life in institutions after being diagnosed as schizophrenic in the mid-1930s. 'Lucia' by Joe Chester is his first major composition for cl…
 
How far can a single leader alter the course of history? Thomas Carlyle, who promoted the Great Man Theory, says that talented leaders are the primary – if not the sole – cause of change. This view has been challenged by social scientists who understand that leaders are not only constrained by their societies, but merely products of them. Whatever …
 
Food journalist Angela Hui grew up in rural Wales, as daughter to the owners of the Lucky Star Chinese takeaway. Angela grew up behind the counter, helping take orders and serve customers, while also trying to find her place in this small Welsh town. In her new memoir, Takeaway: Stories from a Childhood behind the Counter (Trapeze, 2022), she write…
 
Court Martialled after his first battle, Eyre Coote went on to be Commander-in-Chief of all British and EIC forces in India. In this role, he defeated the French threat, opening up the way for British dominance on the sub-continent. His amazing career included the battles of Plassey, Wandiwash and Porto Novo. If you are interested in the Zulu War, …
 
In this month’s podcast host Rory Montgomery explores the inspiration, creation, and collaboration behind the 2022 ARINS/Irish Times survey with John Garry, Professor of Political Behaviour at Queens University Belfast, and Brendan O’Leary Lauder Professor of Political Science at University of Pennsylvania. Together the authors of the survey discus…
 
John Rentoul is the chief political commentator for the Independent. ***** I’m pessimistic. I'm not naturally a pessimistic person, but I'm pessimistic. Maybe I'm getting older, maybe I’m entering the ‘the whole world is going to hell’ phase of my life, maybe I'm right to be pessimistic, maybe I'm not paying attention to the right […]…
 
Economist, commentator and podcaster Chris Johns joins Eamon to talk about the UK, its politics, and its economy. Recorded on Wednesday 1st February 2023. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/the-stand-with-eamon-dunphy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
We look at the connections between the Irish name "Brigid/Bridget", Saint Bridget of Kildare and the Irish Celtic Goddess Brigid. This is all very appropriate as we come up to the celtic festival of "Imbolc" - celebrating the start of a celtic spring as well as Saint Brigid's day. All with lots of chat and music along the way. Enjoy! Songs Featured…
 
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