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The burning of great Irish houses

During the years of the War of Independence and the Civil War, over 250 great Irish country houses were burned down by the IRA and others. Hstorian Robert O’Byrne, joined Sean to explain how the stories of these houses are explored in his new book...

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15.06 23 Aug 2022


The burning of great Irish houses


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15.06 23 Aug 2022


During the years of the War of Independence and the Civil War, over 250 great Irish country houses were burned down by the IRA and others. Hstorian Robert O’Byrne, joined Sean to explain how the stories of these houses are explored in his new book ‘Left Without a Handkerchief’.


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