Archive of all posts

A slight hiatus…
2019 Speakers
Censorship, port history and Cork in 1920
David Edwards: The Great Earl of Cork
Sylvie Kleinman: The Irish Republic 1796 – 2016
Gerald O’Brien on the Monster Repeal Meeting
Professor John Horne: 1919-1923
Brendan Simms: Britain, Ireland and Europe
Ireland, Empire and the Sea
Kieran Doyle: Memorials of the revolution in Cork
Dr Eve Morrison: The Kilmichael Ambush
Professor Brian Walker: Cork & Ulster in 1920
The Interregnum, Alice Stopford Green & the Great Parchment Book of Waterford
Shackleton’s sisters, First World War brides & Home School Histories
Intelligence in the War of Independence
Partition, Harry Clarke, U-Boats & the 17th century beef trade
Partition, Helen Hooker O’Malley & Edith Somerville
The American Civil War, the sinking of HMS Wasp & the Ulster Museum’s extraordinary collections
A post-Easter post including the Belfast Blitz, the 1918-19 flu pandemic & the history of emotion
Skibbereen Heritage Centre, St Patrick’s Day & wartime rugby
‘Mr Yeats & the Beastly Coins’, old photos of Cork & the Benin Bronzes
International Women’s Day & Limerick 100 years ago
The Cricket Bat that Died for Ireland (and some other things)
Creative Centenaries website, the Anglo-Zulu War and Medieval pilgrimage
India, Dublin, Cork City & Drimoleague
Legacies of slavery from Bristol via Belfast & intelligence in the War of Independence
Maps, shipyards and our very own Mount Gabriel
Bad Bridget, Rex Ingram and murder in Co Cork
A bumper end of 2020 post – and a Happy New Year !
13 December: our not-quite weekly at this time of year round-up
22 November: almost too much history this week…..
15 November: our weekly round-up
Our weekly update
Our weekly update
25 October: our weekly historical miscellany
18 October: WCHF’s (mostly) regular round-up
9 October: History Festival selection
20 September: a short selection this week
13 September: our regular round-up of historical content online
8 September: our not-quite-weekly round up
Our weekly selection
16 August: our weekly round-up
Simon Kingston on our plans for our 2020 Digital Festival
Our 2020 digital (mini) Festival
2 August: our weekly round up
25 July: a fortnightly round up ….
WCHF weekly selection
5 July: our weekly round up
The new Taoiseach & the West Cork History Festival
Our weekly historical miscellany
Weekly selection
Weekly round up
Weekly update of articles to read and films to watch
The WCHF weekly miscellany
Interesting things to read, watch and listen to
Cancellation of 2020 Festival
Weekly selection
Our weekly (very roughly) round-up
Some interesting things to read
Poetry Day Ireland 2020
Some interesting things to read
Some interesting things to read and listen to …
This is quite some Easter egg….
Harry Clarke at Easter
Some interesting things to read, watch and listen to…
2020 Festival update
Self-isolating in West Cork
In these difficult times…
Articles of interest
Podcast on Passage Tombs
West Cork History Festival film
Lough Abisdealy
RIC and DMP commemorations
Looking forward to a happy & history-filled 2020
Happy Christmas and all the best for 2020 !
Speakers
Sunday: the West Cork History Festival
Ruth Dudley Edwards podcast
Ireland in the European Eye
Ida Milne and Ian d’Alton podcast
8 September: Timekeeping in Youghal
Wonders of the World architectural series on Newstalk
West Cork History Festival
16 September: Professor Roy Foster on the effect of Brexit on Anglo-Irish relations
Professor Brendan Simms in the New Statesman
Films of some of our Festival talks are now available on our website
Latest news: 2020 Festival dates confirmed
Long Strand
Halloween… or Samhain
The Treaty of Limerick
Remembrance Sunday
Professor Roy Foster lecture on Somerville & Ross at UCC
Our specially commissioned 2019 Festival podcasts are all here
Gold in the National Museum of Ireland
An inconvenient truth? Sexual violence and the Irish Revolution
Ballydehob in 1977
A Brief History of …. Clementines at Christmas
Happy Christmas and all the best for 2020 !
Looking forward to a happy & history-filled 2020
RIC and DMP commemorations
Lough Abisdealy
West Cork History Festival film
Podcast on Passage Tombs
Articles of interest
In these difficult times…
Self-isolating in West Cork
2020 Festival update
Some interesting things to read, watch and listen to…
Harry Clarke at Easter
This is quite some Easter egg….
Some interesting things to read and listen to …
Some interesting things to read
Poetry Day Ireland 2020
Some interesting things to read
Our weekly (very roughly) round-up
Weekly selection
Cancellation of 2020 Festival
Interesting things to read, watch and listen to
The WCHF weekly miscellany
Weekly update of articles to read and films to watch
Weekly round up
Weekly selection
Our weekly historical miscellany
The new Taoiseach & the West Cork History Festival
5 July: our weekly round up
WCHF weekly selection
25 July: a fortnightly round up ….
2 August: our weekly round up
Our 2020 digital (mini) Festival
Simon Kingston on our plans for our 2020 Digital Festival
16 August: our weekly round-up
Our weekly selection
8 September: our not-quite-weekly round up
13 September: our regular round-up of historical content online
20 September: a short selection this week
9 October: History Festival selection
18 October: WCHF’s (mostly) regular round-up
25 October: our weekly historical miscellany
Our weekly update
Our weekly update
15 November: our weekly round-up
22 November: almost too much history this week…..
13 December: our not-quite weekly at this time of year round-up
A bumper end of 2020 post – and a Happy New Year !
Bad Bridget, Rex Ingram and murder in Co Cork
Maps, shipyards and our very own Mount Gabriel
Legacies of slavery from Bristol via Belfast & intelligence in the War of Independence
India, Dublin, Cork City & Drimoleague
Creative Centenaries website, the Anglo-Zulu War and Medieval pilgrimage
The Cricket Bat that Died for Ireland (and some other things)