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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 October Books - Part 1

10/21/2019
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This week Patrick covers the best in history publications for October 2019. Books covered on the show include; 'She-Merchants, Buccaneers & Gentlewomen: British Women in Idia 1600-1900' with Katie Hickman, 'Louth: The Irish Revolution 1912-23' with Donal Hall, 'Last Train to Hilversum: A Journey in Search of the Magic of Radio' with Charlie Connolly, The ‘Labour Hercules’: The Irish Citizen Army and Irish Republicanism, 1913–23' with Jeffrey Leddin and 'Defending Trinity College Dublin,...

Duration:00:50:53

The Khmer Rouge

10/14/2019
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This week Patrick and a panel of historians, political experts and cultural commentators examine the history of the Khmer Rouge regime. Joining Patrick on the panel are: Dr Fiona Donson, Director of the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, University College Cork, Dr Ben Kiernan, Professor of History & The Director of the Genocide Studies Programme, Yale University, Dr Jennifer Wellington, School of History, University College Dublin, Dr Rachel Killean, School of Law, Queens...

Duration:00:49:43

Giuseppe Garibaldi: A Life

10/7/2019
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This Sunday Patrick and an esteem panel of historians, biographers and cultural commentators discuss the life and legacy of Giuseppe Garibaldi. Joining Patrick on the panel are Professor Enrico Dal Lago, National University of Ireland, Galway, Dr Lucy Riall, Professor of Comparative History of Europe, European University Institute, Florence, Dr Raymond Grew, Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of Michigan, Dr John A Davis, Professor of Modern Italian History, University of...

Duration:00:45:15

Best of September Books - Part 2

9/30/2019
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This week Patrick covers the best in Irish and International history publishing for September 2019. Books covered on the show include: 'The Allure of the Battle: A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost' with Cathal Nolan, 'Women’s War: Fighting and Surviving the American Civil War' with Stephanie Mc Curry, 'Medieval Dublin XV11' with Sean Duffy, 'Lady Butler: War Artist and Traveller 1846-1933' with Catherine Wynne and 'Cricket Country: An Indian Odyssey in the Age of Empire' with...

Duration:00:52:20

Ancient Rome: A History of a City

9/23/2019
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This week Patrick and an esteemed panel of historians, writers and classicists examine life in ancient Rome. Joining Patrick on the panel include: Dr Jon Coulston, University of St Andrews, Dr Claire Holleran, University of Exeter, Dr Mary Boatwright, Duke University, Dr Alex Thein, University College Dublin and Dr Monica Gale, Trinity College Dublin.

Duration:00:47:42

Queen Victoria: A Life

9/16/2019
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This week Patrick and an esteemed panel of historians and biographers assess the life and political legacy of Queen Victoria. Joining Patrick on the panel this week are: biographer A.N Wilson, Dr Carolyn Harris, University of Toronto, Dr Jane Ridley, Professor of Modern History at the University of Buckingham, Professor Christine Kinealy, Director of the Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University and author and journalist Jules Stewart.

Duration:00:50:44

Best of Sept Books - Part 1

9/9/2019
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This week Patrick covers the best in Irish and International history publishing for September 2019. Books featured in tonight's show include: 'American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War' with Duncan Ryūken Williams, 'Heroes in the Shadows: Humanitarian Action and Courage in the Second World War' with Brian Flemming, 'Deviation' with Adam Freudenheim, 'Commemoration' by Heather Laird and 'A Century of Service: A History of the Irish Nurses and Midwifes Organisation'...

Duration:00:46:10

Best of August Books - Part One

8/11/2019
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This week Patrick covers the best in Irish and International history publications for August 2019. Books featured on the show include: 'Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote' with Susan Ware, 'The Story of Silver' with William L Silber, 'Richard Devane SJ: Social Commentator and Advocate 1876-1951' with Martin Walsh, 'Dachau to Dolomites: The Irishmen, Himmler’s Special Prisoners and the End of WWII' with Tom Wall, 'The Time of the Tans: An Oral...

Duration:00:47:30

Ancient Athens: A History of a City

7/28/2019
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This week Patrick and an expert panel of historians, writers and classicists explore the history of ancient Athens. Joining Patrick on the panel were Dr Martine Cuypers, Department of Classics, Trinity College Dublin, Robin Waterfield, Historian & Writer and the author of 'Athens: A History - From Ancient Ideal to Modern City', Dr Richard Stoneman, Department of Classics and Ancient History, University of Exeter, Professor Brian Mc Bing, Department of Classics, Trinity College Dublin and...

Duration:00:30:59

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