Sport and Ireland: A History

The recordings for 'Sport and Ireland: A History' were undertaken as a series of interviews between UCD historian Prof. Paul Rouse, and Joe Molloy, the award-winning presenter of ‘Off the Ball’ on Newstalk FM, and were broadcast live on radio.

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Cumann na mBan Symposium

This symposium considered the important discussions, debates, impacts and legacies of the Cumann na mBan split, for political women and for women, more broadly, in the Free State.

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MA Programmes at UCD History

MA History courses at University College Dublin offer both a challenging and a rewarding introduction to the advanced study of History. In a recent webinar for UCD College of Arts and Humanities hosted by Assistant Professor Sandra Scanlon, programme directors, and current and former students, came together to discuss the various Masters programmes. Watch the webinar now.

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Civil Wars in History Keynotes

Despite much scholarly attention to the widespread phenomenon of internal armed conflicts, comparative histories of civil wars remain a remarkably under-developed area of historical research, particularly for Europe in the modern period. The conference organisers sought to address this by considering the origins, forms, and consequences of civil wars across time and space, thereby bringing scholars from different disciplines (Sociology, Politics, History, and Literature) together.

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The perils of adolescent activism during the Irish Revolution

In this podcast Dr Marnie Hay provides an introduction to uniformed youth groups during the Irish Revolution and highlights some examples of the potentially perilous activities undertaken by adolescents during the years 1916-23 and the serious consequences these teenage activists faced.

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