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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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Dublin, Ireland

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

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@NewstalkFM

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English

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Newstalk HQ Marconi House Digges Lane Dublin 2 1890 453106


Episodes

Best of July Books - Part One

7/22/2019
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This week Patrick covers the best in Irish and International history publishing for July 2019. This month's books include; 'Hitlers Death: The Case Against Conspiracy' with Luke Daly Groves, 'The Jamestown Brides: The Story of English Maids for Virginia' with Jennifer Potter, 'Normandy 44: D-Day and the Liberation of Europe' with James Holland, 'Erased: The Untold Story of the Panama Canal' with Marixa Lasso and lastly a special feature on the 50th Anniversary of FLAC - Free Legal Advice...

Duration:00:37:17

Kafka: A Life

7/15/2019
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This week Patrick and a high profile panel of historians, literary scholars and biographers discuss the life and cultural legacy of Jewish novelist and short story writer Franz Kafka. Joining Patrick on the panel were, Dr Carolin Duttlinger, Co Director of the Oxford Franz Kafka Research Centre, Benjamin Balint, Author of 'Kafka's Last Trial', Dr Daragh Downes, School of English, Trinity College Dublin, Professor Anne Fuchs, Director of the UCD Humanities Institute, Dr David Suchoff, Dept of...

Duration:00:52:59

The East India Company: A History

7/8/2019
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This week Patrick an a team of historians, economists, researchers and biographers discuss the rise and fall of the East India Company. Joining Patrick on the panel were: Dr Kate O' Malley, Managing Editor of the Royal Irish Academy's Dictionary of Irish Biography, Dr Nick Robins, Professor in Practice for Sustainable Finance, the Grantham Research Institute, London and the author of 'The Corporation that Changed the World: How the East India Company Shaped the Modern Multinational', Dr John...

Duration:00:52:50

June Best of Books - Part Two

7/3/2019
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This week Patrick covers the best in Irish and International history publishing for June 2019. Publications featured on the show include: 'The Birth of Modern Belief' with Ethan Shagan, 'The History of Irish Publishing' by Tony Farmar and Conor Kostick, 'Buck Whaley: Ireland’s Greatest Adventurer' with David Ryan, 'The Spirit of Enquiry' with Susannah Gibson and a special feature on 'The Living Inside' exhibition at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, Dublin.

Duration:00:38:58

June 29th - In Case You Missed It

6/27/2019
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Join Susan Cahill this week for a look back at some of the biggest news and current affairs stories, human interest interviews and sports coverage of the week.

Duration:01:18:54

Alexis de Tocqueville: A Life

6/26/2019
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This week Patrick and an esteemed team of philosophers, biographers and political experts discuss the life and intellectual legacy of Alexis de Tocqueville. Joining Patrick on the panel were, Dr Andreas Hess from the School of Sociology at UCD, Dr Jeremy Jennings, Professor of Political Theory at Kings College London, Dr Harvey Mansfield, retired Professor of Government at Harvard University, Dr Chris Surprenant, the Director of the Alexis de Tocqueville Project at the University of New...

Duration:00:49:40

Best of June Books - Part 1

6/16/2019
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This week Patrick covers the best of Irish and International history books for June 2019. Books covered on the show this month include: 'African Catholic: Decolonization and the Transformation of the Church' with Elizabeth A Foster, 'Medieval Irish Pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela' with Bernadette Cunningham, 'Waterford Crystal: The Creation of a Global Brand' with John M Hearne, 'The Cultural Reception of the Bible' with Father Liam Tracy and 'The Real Traviata: The Song of Marie...

Duration:00:30:20

Live from The Set Theatre in Kilkenny

6/10/2019
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This week Patrick and an esteemed panel of historians, writers, archaeologists and archivists explored the history of Kilkenny live from The Set Theatre at the Langton House Hotel in Kilkenny city. Joining Patrick on the panel were Dr Elva Johnson, School of History, University College Dublin, John Kirwan, historian and consultant archivist and the author of 'The Chief Butlers of Ireland and the House of Ormond: An Illustrated Genealogical Guide', Dr David Edwards, senior lecturer in history...

Duration:00:49:18

Best of May History Books

5/20/2019
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This week Patrick reviews some of the best Irish and International history publications of May 2019. Books covered on the show include: 'William Penn: A Life' with Andrew B Murphy, 'Harry Clarke and Artistic Visions of the New Irish State' with Angela Griffith, 'White Elephants: The Country House and the State in Independent Ireland 1922-1973' with Emer Cooke, 'Nicholson: How an Angry Irishman Became the Hero of Delhi' with Donal P McCracken and 'Irish Parliamentarian: Deputies and Senators...

Duration:00:31:07

Taxi Driver: A History of a Film

5/20/2019
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This week Patrick and an expert panel of film historians, cultural commentators, writers and critics discuss Martin Scorsese's iconic movie 'Taxi Driver'. Joining Patrick on the panel were Dr Harvey O Brien, author of 'Action Movies: The Cinema of Striking Back' and an assistant professor at the School of English, Drama and Film, UCD, Glenn Kenny, film critic and journalist for the New York Times and the author of 'Robert De Niro: Anatomy of an Actor', Dr Todd Berliner, Professor of Film...

Duration:01:00:48

The Battle for Cork

5/13/2019
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This week Patrick and a team of historians, biographers and writers discuss the Battle for Cork, 1922. Joining Patrick on the panel were Dr Brian Hughes, Lecturer in the Department of History, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick and the author of 'Defying the IRA? Intimidation, Coercion, and Communities During the Irish Revolution', Sean Boyne, Journalist, Writer and Historian and the author of 'Emmet Dalton: Somme Soldier, Irish General, Film Pioneer' and Dr John Borgonovo, from...

Duration:00:48:13

Best of April History Books - Part Two

4/30/2019
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This week Patrick covers the best in Irish and international history publications for April 2019. This month's books include: 'The Trail of the Kaiser' with William A Schabas, 'New Light on George Boole' with Desmond Mac Hale and Yvonne Cohen, 'The Maamstransna Murders' with Margaret Kelleher, 'The Brigidine Sisters in Ireland, America, Australia and New Zealand, 1807-1922' with Ann Power and 'Aghowle: Where the divil ate the tinker' with Margaret Connolly.

Duration:00:31:15

Best of April History Books - Part 1

4/15/2019
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This week Patrick covers the best history publications of April 2019. Books covered on the show this month include, 'The Oxford Illustrated History of the World' with Felipe Fernandez Armesto, 'Under the Starry Flag' with Lucy E Salyer, 'Fighting for the Cause' with Tim Horgan, 'The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land' with Robert G Hoyland and Hugh Williamson , 'Cork Burning' with Michael Lenihan and 'Dreamers: When the Writers Took Power: Germany 1918' with Volker Weidermann.

Duration:00:30:10

Emily Dickinson: A Life in Poetry

4/8/2019
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This week Patrick and an esteemed panel of poets, biographers, literary scholars and writers discuss the life and cultural legacy of American poet Emily Dickinson. Patrick was joined by Dr Martha Nell Smith, Professor of English at the University of Maryland, Dr Marta L Werner, Professor of English at D'Youville College, Buffalo, New York, Aife Murray, Author of 'Maid as Muse: How Servants Changed Emily Dickinson's Life and Language' and Dr Renee Bergland, Hazel Dick Leonard Professor of...

Duration:00:34:10

King Arthur: A History of a Legend

4/1/2019
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This week Patrick and a team of historians, writers, scholars and researchers discusses the life and cultural legacy of King Arthur. On the panel Patrick is joined by Nicholas J Higham, Author of 'King Arthur: The Making of a Legend', Dr Margaret Robson from Trinity College Dublin, Dr Jennifer Farrell from the University of Exeter, Dr Alan Lupack, the former President of the North American Branch of the International Arthurian Society and Professor Anne Laurence Mathers from the University...

Duration:00:35:53

The Dictionary of Irish Biography Volume 10 & 11

3/10/2019
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This week Patrick and a high-profile panel of historians, biographers and editors discuss the latest edition of the Dictionary of Irish Biography- Volume 10& 11. On the panel Patrick is joined by Dr James Quinn, the Managing Editor of the Dictionary of Irish Biography at the Royal Irish Academy, Dr Linde Lunney, the Editorial Secretary of the Dictionary of Irish Biography at the Royal Irish Academy, Dr Brian Hanley, Historian, Writer and Contributor to the Dictionary of Irish Biography, Dr...

Duration:00:40:40

Best of March Books - Part 1

3/4/2019
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This week Patrick covers the best in Irish and international history publications for March 2019 including: 'Michael Collins: The Man and the Revolution' with Anne Dolan and William Murphy, 'Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt' with Chris Naunton, 'Days of the Rangers: The Battle of Mogadishu 25 Years On' with Leigh Neville, 'Memento Mori: What the Roman's Can Tell Us about Old Age and Death' with Peter Jones and 'Ireland 1963' with Kevin C Kearns.

Duration:00:36:20

Best of March History Books - Part Two

2/26/2019
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This week Patrick covers the best of Irish and international history books for March 2019. On tonight's show Patrick covered books including: 'Savage Frontier' by Matthew Carr, 'Code Breaker' by Marc Mc Menamim, 'Maud Gonne's Men' with Anthony Jordan, 'Accounting for Alcohol' with Martin Quinn, Desmond Gibney and Peter Cleary and 'Limerick: The Irish Revolution, 1912-1923 with John O Callaghan.

Duration:00:34:05

George Bizet: A Life in Music

2/25/2019
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This week Patrick discusses the life and musical legacy of French romantic composer - George Bizet. Joining Patrick is studio were acclaimed music biographer and scholar Dr Susan Mc Clary, Dr Jonathan Darnborough, the Director of Studies in Music at Oxford University Department for Continuing Education, Dr Wolfgang Marx, Associate Professor in Musicology and a member of the UCD Humanities Institute, Dr Rachel Talbot, DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama and Dr Laura Watson, Lecturer in Music...

Duration:00:33:36