History in 5ish minutes 5 facts about Margaret Skinnider

Today during History in 5sh Minutes we'll be discussing 5 Facts about Margaret Skinnider Transcript coming If you enjoyed this episode, please donate to our Ko-Fi If you want to receive updates on our projects, join our newsletter Theme Sound: Symphony no. 5 in Cm, Op. 67 – III. Allegro Image designed by @GraphicsHub3 References… Continue reading History in 5ish minutes 5 facts about Margaret Skinnider

History in 5ish minutes: 5 tactics the IRA used to defeat the British during the Irish War of Independence

Welcome to History in 5ish minutes, a new episode format in which we discuss a historical event or person in roughly 5 minutes. Today we'll be discussing the 5 tactics the IRA used to defeat the British during the Irish War of Independence If you enjoyed this episode, please donate to our Ko-Fi If you… Continue reading History in 5ish minutes: 5 tactics the IRA used to defeat the British during the Irish War of Independence

Episode 12-Hunger Strikes During the Irish War of Independence

  In this episode, we discuss the role of hunger strikes during the Irish War of Independence, including the story of Thomas Ashe, the Mountjoy Prison and General Strike of 1918, and Terence MacSwiney. If you enjoyed this episode, please donate to our Ko-Fi If you want to receive updates on our projects, join our… Continue reading Episode 12-Hunger Strikes During the Irish War of Independence

Episode 11-Interview with Dr. Mary McAuliffe

  We are very excited to interview Dr. Mary McAuliffe about her new biography on Margaret Skinnider and the experience of Irish women during the Irish War for Independence and the Irish Civil War. Buy Dr. McAuliffe's biography on Margaret Skinnider here: http://www.ucdpress.ie/display.asp?isbn=9781910820537& Follow Dr. McAuliffe of Twitter: https://twitter.com/marymcauliffe4 If you enjoyed this episode, please… Continue reading Episode 11-Interview with Dr. Mary McAuliffe

Irish Women Who went on Hunger Strike

Hunger strikes are a familiar weapon in the war against colonial policies and wrongful imprisonment. Although today it is associated primarily with Gandhi or with the IRA, like Bobby Sands, it is an old tactic practiced all over the world and by all genders, such as revolutionaries in Imperial Russia, suffragettes in Britain and the… Continue reading Irish Women Who went on Hunger Strike