Wednesday 8 April 2015

Listen up to two recent History Ireland Hedge Schools

Recordings of two more History Ireland Hedge Schools are now available, free of charge, as downloadable podcasts. They are:

The Emigrant’s Song: the impact of Irish music on American culture, which took place at the Atlantic Aparthotel, Bundoran, Co. Donegal in January. Joining History Ireland Editor and Hedge School Master Tommy Graham were Mick Moloney (NYU), Marc Geagan (Northwest Regional College, Derry), Charlie McGettigan (1994 Eurovision winner), Rory Corbett (NUI Galway) and John Dempsey (Texas University).

Policing in Ireland 1814 – 2014, which took place at the National Museum of Ireland-Country Life, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, also in January. Tommy Graham was joined by Jim Herlihy (Garda Sioch├ína Historical Society), John Cunningham(NUI Galway), Sarah-Anne Buckley (NUI Galway) and Conor McNamara (Notre Dame).

See the full selection of Hedge School podcasts here.