Are the Irish the most oppressed people in history?

A look at some of the best recent history books

Patrick talks with a variety of authors about their recent books on a variety of topics.

Opening the show Patrick talks with Denis Haughey, one of the editors of John Hume: Irish Peacemaker.

He then talks with Paddy Hayes about the Queen of Spies, Daphne Park: Britain's Cold War Spy Master.

The penultimate interview is with Kelly Grovier on his 100 Works of Art that will Define our Age.

The show finishes with Liam Kennedy's exploration of the economic history of Irish suffering in, Unhappy the Land: The Most Oppressed People Ever, the Irish?