Special Episode-6 Books on the Irish War of Independence

We reached 101 followers on Spotify this weekend and so we produced this special episode to celebrate! We discussed the 6 books we used the most when writing our scripts for our episodes on the Irish War of Independence. List of Books mentioned: The Republic: the Fight for Irish Independence by Charles Townshend Vivid Faces… Continue reading Special Episode-6 Books on the Irish War of Independence

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 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

Women of Easter Rising Part II

I had a lot of fun researching Irish women who took part in Easter Rising for this episode, but I couldn’t cover them all in one sitting, so here is a thread of the other women who contributed to the Rising one or another. #WomensHistoryMonth Margaret Skinnider was a Scottish schoolteacher and suffragist who left… Continue reading Women of Easter Rising Part II