The Irish Revolution was a module taught by renowned Irish historian Professor Michael Laffan in the School of History and Archives, University College Dublin from the late 1970′s until his retirement in 2010. In association with the UCD College of Arts and Celtic Studies and History Hub.ie all 10 of the lectures were recorded and are available to download via iTunes and also via the RSS feed (links are below).
Listen to Lecture 3 - Arthur Griffith, Sinn Fein, the IRB and the lead up to the Easter Rising
Click here to listen to Lecture 4 – The Easter Rising.
Image: Arthur Griffith, journalist and politician. Source: National Library of Ireland (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/5920968773/) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons