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Patrick Geoghegan taking you on journeys through history every Sunday from 7pm - 8pm.

Patrick Geoghegan taking you on journeys through history every Sunday from 7pm - 8pm.
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Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Description:

Patrick Geoghegan taking you on journeys through history every Sunday from 7pm - 8pm.

Twitter:

@NewstalkFM

Language:

English

Contact:

Newstalk HQ Marconi House Digges Lane Dublin 2 1890 453106


Episodes

The Influenza Pandemic of 1918

5/21/2018
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This week's show comes live from Hotel Meyrick in Galway where Patrick and a high profile range of social and economic historians discuss the great flu of 1918.

Duration:00:53:59

Hugo Chávez: A Life

5/14/2018
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This week Tommy Graham, the Editor of 'History Ireland' explores the political legacy of former Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez.

Duration:00:53:21

'Virginia Woolf: A Life in Writing'

4/24/2018
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This week Patrick and a high profile panel of writers, biographers and literary critics discuss the life and literary legacy of Virginia Woolf.

Duration:01:10:19

Sterling: A History

4/9/2018
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This week Patrick and a panel of historians, economists and political commentators discuss the complex social, political and economic history of Sterling.

Duration:00:47:19

The Battle of Kinsale

3/12/2018
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This week Tommy Graham, the Editor of 'History Ireland' and a panel of esteemed historians discuss the 'Battle of Kinsale' 1601.

The Tragic Story of Seneca

3/5/2018
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Join Patrick as he talks with a panel of experts on the life and thought of that giant of Roman thought, Seneca the Younger, and his lasting legacy in Western thought.

Duration:00:52:15

Erik Satie: A Life

2/12/2018
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This week Patrick and an esteemed panel of Historians, Musicians and Performers discuss the life and musical legacy of French Composer Erik Satie.

Duration:00:56:30

A History of Dublin Castle

2/5/2018
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This week Patrick looks back at the history of Dublin Castle and its place in Irish society

Duration:00:54:07

Bob Marley: A Life in Music

1/15/2018
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This week Patrick and a team of Cultural Historians, Music Critics and Writers discuss the life and legacy of the great Bob Marley.

Duration:01:08:55

The iconic Marilyn Monroe

12/18/2017
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Patrick talks with a panel of film experts about the icon of the silver screen, Marilyn Monroe, and how she changed the world

Duration:00:51:06

Mary Wollstonecraft: The Mother of Feminism

11/27/2017
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This week Patrick is joined by a panel of experts to assess the life and legacy of the 18th century writer and thinker Mary Wollstonecraft.

Duration:00:48:54

Best of November Books

11/20/2017
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This week Patrick looks at the best history books available this November.

Duration:00:52:19

Conor Cruise O'Brien: Public Intellectual and Historian

11/6/2017
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Following a successful symposium at Trinity College celebrating the centenary of the birth of Conor Cruise O’Brien, Patrick and tonight's panel discuss his life and work.

Duration:00:53:04

History of Vietnam, Aviation and everything in-between

9/25/2017
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This week Patrick looks at the best history books available this September.

Duration:00:51:31

The Punic Wars

7/17/2017
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Tommy Graham of History Ireland leads a panel discussion that delves into the fascinating wars between Carthage and Rome and the enigmatic figure of Hannibal Barca

Duration:00:52:23

The history of The Great Pyramid of Giza

12/11/2016
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Patrick talks with a panel of experts about the history of the Great Pyramid of Giza. How old is this great structure? How were they made? And what was their importance?

Duration:00:43:36

Irish foreign policy in the 1950s

11/21/2016
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In 1955 Ireland joined the UN, this would have massive ramifications for the island & its place in the world. Join Patrick as he looks at the foreign policy of the 1950s.

Duration:00:47:49

What is Voodoo?

11/14/2016
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Voodoo is often misunderstood, becoming overly associated with magic, zombies, & dolls. Join Patrick as he unpacks the real history & practices of this fantastic religion

Duration:00:47:42

The great Scottish victory at Bannockburn

11/7/2016
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Patrick talks with a panel of experts about the famous Battle of Bannockburn and it's impact on Scottish history and identity

Duration:00:53:36

The Mind of the Revolution

10/24/2016
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An oft overlooked player in the Easter Rising, Seán Mac Diarmada was a chief planner of the events of 1916. Patrick and a panel of explore Mac Diarmada's life and legacy

Duration:00:48:59

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