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Three Castles Burning

Dec 13, 2019

Séamus Ennis (1919-1982) was many things. A collector of songs and music, he was a master of the Uileann Pipes and central to the Irish folk revival. This episode sees Leagues O'Toole, author of The Humours of Planxty, join host Donal Fallon to discuss Ennis and his influence.

Dec 4, 2019

The story of The Castle Lounge (Grogans) is deeply entangled with the literary history of Dublin, not to mention politics and the arts. It is a story that in many ways begins on Harry Street, with legendary Dublin barman Paddy O'Brien. Luke Kelly, Kathleen Behan, Noel Gallagher and more besides feature. Guest voices...

Nov 19, 2019

The Bachelors Walk Massacre of 1914 was a turning point event in the Irish revolution, shocking Dubliners and packing the ranks of the Irish Volunteers. Yet today the event is largely forgotten, without so much as a plaque honouring the victims. Guest: Lorcan Collins, Historian and Author.

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