Kevin Dolan is a writer, musician, and podcaster from Ireland currently living in Melbourne. He's created radio documentaries on everything from Bob Dylan to getting punched in the face. His current project is The History of Ireland. A podcast that tells the story of the Irish War of Independence in short bitesized chunks.
In this episode we look at how the Dail met to decide what to do about the sectarian violence raging through Ulster in the summer of 1920. Their decision? Well let's just say it didn't have quite the affect they were hoping for.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Bang on 100 years ago on July 21st 1920, riots erupted in the Belfast shipyards. This week we investigate what was the cause and continue to look at Northern Ireland throughout the 1920s. We also introduce the Ancient Order of Hibernians, discuss pogroms and try to untangle a very complicated summer.www.thehistoryofireland.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
We've hit over 150,000 downloads and to celebrate I've teamed up with the amazing Luke Healy to put together some kick ass merch.It's a great way to help support the show, plus who doesn't love a historically themed tshirt? As always, keen to hear what you folks think.<br>Check it all out at:https://thehistoryofireland.bigcartel.com<br>  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Ulster Question, as it was known, is a tough one to crack. In this episode we try and unpack the complexities of the region and explain why it wasn't until the summer of 1920 that Ulster really started to feel the impact of the Irish War of Independence.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Dec 21st, 1991
Location
Melbourne VIC, Australia
Episode Count
42
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
8 hours, 40 minutes
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 510095