Irish History Podcast

In 1597 Dublin was ripped apart by a massive explosion which killed over 1% of the city’s population. This podcast looks at the background to the incredible events of March 1597. The 9 Years War was raging and tensions ran high in Dublin as an English Army used the city as a logistical base. In March a huge shipment of gunpowder arrives in Dublin and the rest is history! Hear the full story...

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Direct download: the-nine-years-war-and-the-great-dublin-explosion-of-1597.mp3
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