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An Island Community - The Ebb and Flow of the Great Blasket Island
We hear Colette Kinsella's interview with the late Mike Carney, who talks about growing up on the Great Blasket Island. Then, Mícheál de Mórdha and Gabriel Fitzmaurice join Myles to talk about their new book 'An Island Community', which is a comprehensive social and cultural history of the island.
Dublin Metropolitan Police Files
Our reporter Lorcan Clancy talks to historian Padraig Yeates about the records of the Dublin Metropolitan Police from the early decades of the twentieth century, which provide a unique and previously unexplored view of Dublin life in the revolutionary period.
The Easter Rising and India
Kate O'Malley joins Myles to talk about how the Rising inspired radical nationalists in India, and the upcoming conference at University College Dublin 'Globalising the Rising', which will explore the 1916 rebellion from a global perspective.
The Other 1916 - Flooding
As part of our occasional series 'The Other 1916', historian Fin Dwyer recounts how the year opened with violent, deadly storms and severe flooding around Ireland.
Singer Johnny McEvoy drops in to share his thoughts on this centenary year, reflect on his memories of the 50th anniversary of the Rising in 1966, and he performs his song 'The Dublin Fusiliers'.