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Stories From 1916 Podcast tells the less well-known stories from Ireland's revolutionary period. We use first hand accounts and archive material to tell the stories of ordinary men and women who did extra-ordinary things during this interesting period in Irish history.

Stories From 1916 Podcast tells the less well-known stories from Ireland's revolutionary period. We use first hand accounts and archive material to tell the stories of ordinary men and women who did extra-ordinary things during this interesting period in Irish history.
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Dublin, Ireland

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Stories From 1916 Podcast tells the less well-known stories from Ireland's revolutionary period. We use first hand accounts and archive material to tell the stories of ordinary men and women who did extra-ordinary things during this interesting period in Irish history.

Language:

English


Episodes

037 - The Capuchins Of Church Street

4/27/2016
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Part two of our series on the Capuchins of Church Street, this special episode takes us inside the Friary as it is today, and speaks to those involved in running it

Duration:00:13:59

034 - Fr Aloysius Travers

4/20/2016
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Father Aloysius Travers OFM Cap. was unexpectedly catapulted into the heart of the Rising on Easter Monday when fighting erupted around him. Tending to the wounded all week, he eventually helped secure the surrender. In the first of three episodes on the Capuchins during Easter Week, Fr Bryan Shortall of the Church Street Capuchin Friary reads his story.

Duration:00:12:10

031 - Captain E. Gerrard

2/5/2016
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Captain E. Gerrard of the Royal Field Artillery was unusual as one of the few British Soldiers to give a statement to the Bureau of Military History. He was home on leave from the chaos of the trenches of WWI, but instead of rest and recuperation, he found himself caught up in the bloody conflict that raged in the streets of Dublin.

Duration:00:10:32

020 - Tom Byrne's Escape

11/2/2015
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The second part of our look at Tom 'The Boer' Byrne's life looks at his daring escape from Rath Camp in the Curragh, Co. Kildare during the War of Independence. His grandson Conor O'Leary reads from his account of the escapade.

Duration:00:06:34

018 – Frank Thornton

10/23/2015
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Frank Thornton had a long and eventful career in the Irish Volunteers and the Irish Republican Army. Here he describes in his own words the treatment meted out to him after the surrender in Easter week.

Duration:00:08:28

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