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April 10, 2023

Liam Lynch: The story of a ‘gifted guerilla commander’ – Interview with the Irish Examiner

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Published by The Irish Examiner on 10th April 1923, an interview about my book Liam Lynch: To Declare a Republic.  My thanks to journalist Seán O’Riordan for interviewing me. Read the full interview on irishexaminer.com…

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April 7, 2023

Interview on Liam Lynch with Fran Curry on Tipp FM

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Ahead of the centenary of Liam Lynch, and especially in light of the events in Newcastle village in Tipperary this coming weekend, I was interviewed by Fran Curry today on Tipp FM about my Liam Lynch biography. You can listen on Spotify here or the link on the Tipp FM…

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April 4, 2023

The Irish History Show #92: Liam Lynch

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It was great to be back on the The Irish History Show, presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney, to discuss Liam Lynch and my new book. John is one of the most impressive and gifted historians on this period, editor of the Irish Story website, and with a considerable…

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March 26, 2023

RTÉ History Show, Liam Lynch Book Interview

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In March 2023 I was interviewed by Myles Dungan on the RTÉ History Show about my Liam Lynch biography.   On this week’s programme: The life and death of republican leader Liam Lynch; and 800 years of industry in Harold’s Cross. Liam Lynch: To Declare a Republic Liam Lynch was…

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September 26, 2022

The History of Ireland podcast on Liam Lynch and Rory O’Connor

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I was a guest on The History of Ireland podcast in September 2022 to discuss my Liam Lynch biography and more. Loved this chat with Gerard Shannon, a fascinating historian currently writing a book on Liam Lynch. Over the course of the interview we get deep into the minds of…

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September 24, 2022

Liam Lynch talk at Civil War Conference 2022

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My thanks to both Commandant Daniel Ayotis of the Irish Military Archives and Pat McCarthy of the Military History Society of Ireland for inviting me to speak at a conference themed on the Irish Civil War this weekend. The conference took place at Cathal Brugha barracks, and the full programme…

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July 19, 2022

Liam Lynch talk at UCC Civil War Conference

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I am deeply grateful for the organisers of the UCC Irish Civil War National Conference for giving me an opportunity to speak about Liam Lynch at the event this week, ahead of my book coming out next year. The conference itself, taking place from the 15th to 18th June 2022,…

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October 9, 2020

Mick Fitzgerald talk at UCC Cork Men’s Gaol, and the Political Hunger Strike, 1920-2020 Conference

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  It was a pleasure to do a talk for UCC’s conference Terence MacSwiney, Cork Men’s Gaol, and the Political Hunger Strike, 1920-2020 marking the hunger strike of republican prisoners in Cork Gaol in 1920. It is remarkable they were able to pull the conference together under the covid-19 restrictions.…

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