Dublin Festival of History

Talks and lectures from the Dublin Festival of History.

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The Dublin Lecture: Daniel O’Connell: The Liberator


Patrick M. Geoghegan in conversation with Ryan Tubridy Following the winning of Catholic Emancipation in 1829, Daniel O’Connell was recognised as one of the leading figures on the world stage. He was hailed as ‘the defender of Ireland’,


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In the Shadow of the Sword: The Battle for Global Empire and the End of the Ancient World


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Birth of a Nation


Ronan Fanning & Charles Townshend in conversation with John Borgonovo. Ronan Fanning’s Fatal Path; British Government and Irish Revolution, 1910-1922 is a magisterial narrative of the most turbulent decade in Anglo-Irish history.


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The Great Famine: The visitation of God?


History Ireland Hedge School with Kevin Whelan, Meredith Meagher, William Smyth & Tim Pat Coogan. Chaired by History Ireland editor Tommy Graham What were the factors that led to the Great Famine of the 1840s? Was catastrophe inevitable?


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Britain and Ireland: A Shared Heritage


Roy Hattersley in conversation with Dr John Bowman. In spite of ancient enmities and recent conflict, Anglo-Irish relations have never been better than they are now in the early decades of the twenty-first century.


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