A short account of the main military and political events of the revolutionary period from the convening of the First Dáil in January 1919 to the conclusion of the Treaty negotiations in December 1922.
How nationalist newspapers were censored and suppressed by the British authorities, how the IRA wreaked vengeance on loyalist newspapers, and how both sides got their message across to the watching world.
How Collins, as IRA Director of Intelligence, with deadly consequences, turned the tables on a British administration which had relied, heretofore, on the effectiveness of its own spies and informers.
How to use online resources (Irish census returns, the Bureau of Military History, the Military Services Pensions Collection, Newspapers) to trace the activities of your ancestors during the Irish revolutionary period.
In this one-hour lecture and discussion, playwright and professor Matthew Spangler will talk about his many stage plays, a number of which are either adaptations of literature or dramatizations of historical events.
This two-hour master class will focus on the writing mechanics of transforming a prose-based literary work into a stage play.
While it is now primarily identified with the city's Hispanic community, in times past, it was home to thousands of 19th Century, 'two boat' Irish immigrants to the far West.
Filmmaker Geordie Lynch tells the epic tale of how the discovery of silver in 1859 transformed San Francisco from a mining boomtown into a world-class metropolis.
Irish historian and broadcaster Myles Dungan on 'How to Keep Great Irish Women Down (temporarily)' -- a tongue-in-cheek survey of Irish 'alpha' males from Charles Stewart Parnell to the prurient and relentless Roman Catholic Archbishop John Charles McQuaid.
Mark Smith will discuss the first decade of a unique project combining type, linguistics, art installation, and lots of walking.
How the Clash met the Clancy Brothers and gave birth to the Pogues, and what strange Fairy Tales of New York followed.
Catherine Flynn explores Joyce's interaction with the city where Ulysees was published in 1922.
KNBR's Brian Murphy in conversation with fellow (transatlantic) Giants' nut, Irish journalist Myles Dungan.
Emer Martin in conversation with Hinterland director Tony Bucher.
Robert O'Driscoll, Matt Regan, and Myles Dungan discuss the implications for Ireland of a potential 'crash out' UK exit from the European Union.
Matt Spangler explains how he would approach adapting Liz Nugent's chiller Lying in Wait.