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Hidden Histories: The War on Pop

Damian Corless takes us back to a time where pop music was finding it difficult to penetrate through a wall of conservatism and traditionalism. Confronting social movements, matters of equality, and shaking up conservatist thinking, Damian talks us through the State’s ill-fated war on pop music. Damian Corless is an Irish author, playwright and scriptwriter. He has penned more than a dozen volumes on Irish history and culture.

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11.55 3 Sep 2023


Hidden Histories: The War on Pop


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11.55 3 Sep 2023


Damian Corless takes us back to a time where pop music was finding it difficult to penetrate through a wall of conservatism and traditionalism. Confronting social movements, matters of equality, and shaking up conservatist thinking, Damian talks us through the State’s ill-fated war on pop music. Damian Corless is an Irish author, playwright and scriptwriter. He has penned more than a dozen volumes on Irish history and culture.


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