Irish History Podcast

On this day 1000 years today, one of the most famous battle in Irish history, the Battle of Clontarf  took place. In this show I look at day to day life in Ireland in 1014. Its a strange world that would stun, shock and surprise in equal measure.


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Direct download: Ireland_1014_-_What_a_difference_a_millennium_makes.mp3
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In a show with a title such as this you might expect names such as Oliver Cromwell or Strongbow to feature heavily. While these men are responsible for the deaths of thousands of people in Ireland, the greatest killers in Irish history are not humans but disease. In this show I take a look at the worst diseases to hit Ireland and how they changed the course of our history.

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Direct download: Five_of_the_greatest_killers_in_Irish_history.mp3
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