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S1 EP65 – The Myth of Michael Collins

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Of all the figures of the Irish War of Independence none has been mythologised as much as Michael Collins. Today, we examine why...

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    S1 EP68 – Squabbling On All Sides

    31:25

    In this episode we explore the internal conflict on both the Irish and British sides of the negotiation table. Check out Gretchen Frieman's amazing book The Treaty for more information on the talks. Image is of Michael Collins leaving 10 Downing Street during the talks from Getty Images. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    S1 EP67 – The First Two Weeks of Negotiations

    31:58

    Be warned, this is a whopper of an episode. Today we get deep into the nitty gritty of the first two weeks of the treaty negotiations. Photo is of Lloyd George and Lord Birkenhead coming out of 10 Downing Street during the treaty negotiations. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    S1 EP66 – Butter & Beautiful Eyes

    20:47

    In this episode we introduce the British delegation and kick off the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    S1 EP65 – The Myth of Michael Collins

    20:09

    Of all the figures of the Irish War of Independence none has been mythologised as much as Michael Collins. Today, we examine why... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    S1 EP64 – Who Where The Plenipotentiaries?

    16:43

    In this episode we continue our examination of the plenipotentiaries, who they were and why Dev chose them. Image: George Gavan Duffy, Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    S1 EP63 – Plenipotentiaries & The Players Left Off The Pitch

    17:30

    In this episode we introduce the men that would be sent over to London to negotiate with the British, and ask the question why did Éamon de Valera not take part in the Anglo-Irish Treaty Negotiations. Cover photo: George Gavan Duffy, Erskine Childers, Robert Barton and Arthur Griffith in a group. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    S1 EP62 – On A Merry Go Round With Dev

    22:14

    Today we continue our look at the political negotiations that went on between Dev and Lloyd George in the build up to the treaty negotiations.Stress Dreams by Four in the Morning (if anyone is interested)https://orcd.co/3vlq6rn See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    S1 EP61 – The Fighting Men Sit Still

    15:40

    In this episode we ask what did the men of the IRA and their leaders got up to during the Truce period? The answer starts to shed light on the division within the movement and help us lay down the foundations for one of the saddest parts of Irish history. Image is of Richard Mulcahy. UCD Digital Library, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    S1EP60 – Dev Sits Down With The Welsh Wizard

    17:36

    In this episode we follow Eamon De Valera as he steps into 10 Downing Street to negotiate with David Lloyd George, as the two men try to figure out what it is the other wants and how best to build on the Truce. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    S1 EP59 – The Truce

    17:22

    Exactly one hundred years ago today, at 12 o'clock in the afternoon a truce between British forces and the Irish Republican Army came into effect. This truce effectively ended the Irish War of Independence, though know one knew that for sure at the time. In this episode we look at how the truce talks began and how the Irish population reacted to the prospect of a summer free of violence. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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