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May 6, 2022

For this week's episode we're talking about the famous Corkconian lawman, John Philpot Curran.

It's an episode we recorded a few weeks ago with Roger O'Sullivan and we're releasing it now because himself and Denis Len have just released the first episode of their new podcast, Unexplained Legends! So if you enjoy this...


Feb 3, 2022

This week Jason tells Kevin all about Irish nationalist Thomas Francis Meagher and his role in the Young Irelander rebellion

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Jul 27, 2021

This week Jason told Kevin about Carlingford man Thomas D'Arcy Magee, from his time with the Young Irelanders to his role in Canadian politics


Jan 22, 2020

For this week’s episode Kevin continues reading Jason the story of convicted felon, and infamous hypocrite, John Mitchel. In part two of the story we cover his exile to Van Diemen's land and the curious opinions he expressed in his later writings. Also, some shite talk about Tir Na Nog, Tennessee and Jason's...


Jan 21, 2020

For this week’s episode Kevin reads Jason the story of 19th century nationalist, and founder of the United Irishman, John Mitchel. This is a two part episode and in part one we cover Mitchel's early life, his foray into anti-British journalism and his eventual trial for treason. Also, some shite talk about Cork's bad...