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CELTIC ROCK
1:00AM
 Mix of Music including Folk, Trad, Showbands, etc
2:00AM
 Mix of Music including Folk, Trad, Showbands, etc
3:00AM
 Mix of Music including Folk, Trad, Showbands, etc
4:00AM
 Mix of Music including Folk, Trad, Showbands, etc
5:00AM
 Mix of Music including Folk, Trad, Showbands, etc
6:00AM
 Mix of Music including Folk, Trad, Showbands, etc
7:00AM
CANADIAN MIX
8:00AM
AT HOME AND ABROAD - TALK RADIO
9:00AM
 Mix of Music including Folk, Trad, Showbands, etc
10:00AM
Spiritual
 Mix of Music inc Folk, Trad, Showbands, etc
11:00AM
 Mix of Music including Folk, Trad, Showbands, etc
12:00PM
 Mix of Music including Folk, Trad, Showbands, etc
1:00PM
AT HOME AND ABROAD - TALK RADIO
2:00PM
Jazz/ Blues
3:00PM Artist of the Week 3pm - 3:10pm Then New Releases
4:00PM  Mix of Music incl Folk, Trad, Showbands, etc COMEDY
5:00PM CANADIAN MIX
6:00PM Learn Irish - 15 Min Lesson + 45 Mins Songs in Irish
7:00PM Folk and Trad 'til 9
8:00PM  Folk and Trad 'til 9
9:00PM CROONERS
10:00PM EASY LISTENING  INSTRUMENTAL
11:00PM 10PM - MIDNIGHT


Each talk show AT HOME AND ABROAD will be initially broadcast at 8:00am on Sunday repeated at 8:00am and 1pm daily for one week.

It will then move to the archives.

Feb 18th - Feb 24th


Jack Kiernan

Where and when did the Irish Civil War begin? Most people, with any knowledge of Irish history, would be able to tell you that hostilities commenced with the sacking of the Four Courts in Dublin, towards the end of June 1922. However, most people would be wrong! That is the view of Jack Kiernan, who sets out to investigate the roots of a tragic and bitter conflict, that proceeded apace with the emergence of independent Irish statehood.


Growing up in an Irish Midlands town and being taught Irish History at school, Jack Kiernan remembers being told by his teachers that "if anything of importance happened in Mullingar, it would have been recorded."

Bullet holes remnants in the walls of prominent local buildings seemed to give lie to these bland assertions, as did the recollections of older neighbours, alluding to "the shooting of unarmed prisoners during the Civil War."

What he only discovered, much later, was that events of, not just local but national significance had taken place in the town where he grew up. What’s more, they had been recorded, only to be buried deep within the archives – almost as if they had been deliberately covered up!

The evidence that he reveals here, demonstrates that open hostilities between pro- and anti-treaty forces were already in place throughout the country, prior to the events in Dublin. Furthermore, gun battles took place in the town of Mullingar during the month of April 1922, resulting in deaths. Evidence also suggests that British forces, though officially withdrawn, may have fired the first shots that that set Irish against Irish and brother against brother.

The events of the Irish Civil War (1922-1923) have cast a long shadow over Irish life. This book sheds important light on a dark chapter in Irish history; a contribution towards the debate that surely must accompany the centenaries of these events, which are now just around the corner.



'Women in the writings of Jonathan Swift'. Dr Aileen Douglas

Aileen Douglas is a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin and Head of the School of English. Her teaching and research interests focus on eighteenth-century writing. Among her publications are several articles on Jonathan Swift and a co-edited collection, Locating Swift: papers from Dublin on the 250th anniversary of the death of Jonathan Swift (Dublin: Four Courts Press). Her most recent book is Work in Hand: Script, Print, and Writing, 1690-1840 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017). In June 2017 she co-organized the Swift350 conference at TCD to mark the 350th anniversary of the birth of Jonathan Swift. 




 

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