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Three Castles Burning

Oct 31, 2021

Yes, there was a Hellfire Club in eighteenth century Dublin. We know they existed, we know their antics, but what about the ruin in the Dublin mountains? The story of the Hellfire Club is not only the story of history, but also folklore.

Oct 23, 2021

Eustace Street in Temple Bar is a street of ideas. It is a street which produced the first meeting of the United Irishmen,  the street which hosted Frederick Douglass twice during his visit to the city, and the street that plays home to the IFI, a cinema which challenged censorship.

Oct 13, 2021

Merchant's Arch is a part of the story of the golden age - just about - of Dublin planning. From the Wide Streets Commission to the redevelopment of Temple Bar, this Dublin passageway is at the centre of the story of a changing city. So, what to do with it?

Oct 7, 2021

This edition of the podcast is dedicated to the memory of historian, singer and trade unionist Manus O'Riordan. 

I hope you all enjoy finding these benches across the city, places which remember and honour some incredible lives.