Hidden History

Episodes

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0101Belfast - From The Golden Age To The Hanging Of Henry Joy Mccracken2011071720110720

A journey through Belfast from historic High Street to the age of the United Irishmen.

Dr Éamon Phoenix explores the history of Belfast from its beginnings to the uprising of the United Irishmen.

For any queries, please contact the Series Producer, Laura Spence - laura.spence@bbc.co.uk.

0102Mallusk - From Granny's Grave To The Beetling Mill2011072420110727

Dr Éamon Phoenix explores the history of Mallusk from Granny's Grave to the Roughfort and old graveyard.

For any queries, please contact the Series Producer, Laura Spence - laura.spence@bbc.co.uk

A look at Mallusk from the Stone Age to Plantation, rebellion, obstruction and mill life.

0103Cromac Woods - From The Sweet Stream To Cranmore2011073120110803

Dr Éamon Phoenix journeys deep into the Stranmillis estate and environs in South Belfast.

For any queries, please contact the Series Producer, Laura Spence - laura.spence@bbc.co.uk

A journey deep into the Stranmillis estate in south Belfast, unearthing layers of history.

0104Belfast Canal - From Molly Ward's Locks To Belvoir And Knockbreda20110807

Éamon Phoenix journeys along the ill-fated Belfast Lagan Canal, through Belvoir Forest to Knockbreda.

For any queries, please contact the Series Producer, Laura Spence - laura.spence@bbc.co.uk

Éamon Phoenix journeys along the Belfast Lagan Canal from Stranmillis to Knockbreda.

0105Friar's Bush - From Medieval Church To Famine Site2011081420110817

Dr Éamon Phoenix explores two acres of history in the ancient graveyard of Friar's Bush.

Dr Éamon Phoenix explores the ancient graveyard of Friar's Bush at Stranmillis in South Belfast.

For any queries, please contact the Series Producer, Laura Spence - laura.spence@bbc.co.uk.

0106 LASTShankill - From The Old Church To Fernhill House2011082120110824

Dr Éamon Phoenix visits the Shankill, one of Belfast's oldest and most historic districts.

Dr Éamon Phoenix meets historian John Gray at one of Belfast's oldest sites, Shankill in west Belfast.

For any queries, please contact the Series Producer, Laura Spence - laura.spence@bbc.co.uk.

0201County Down - From The Green Graves To A Medieval Abbey2012071520120718

Dr Éamon Phoenix journeys through the history of Dundonald and Greyabbey in County Down.

In the first programme of Series 2 of BBC Radio Ulster’s ‘Hidden History,’ Dr Éamon Phoenix guides us through some of Ulster’s byways and historic sites. This week we’re in County Down journeying from Dundonald village to Greyabbey – and from the Stone Age through Norman times, the Plantation of Ulster, the settlement of the Ards Peninsula and the 1798 Rebellion.

0202County Antrim - From The Rock Of Fergus To The Glen Of The Army2012072220120725

Dr Éamon Phoenix journeys along the Antrim Coast Road from Carrickfergus to Glenarm.

0202County Antrim - from the Rock of Fergus to the Glen of the Army20120722

Dr Éamon Phoenix journeys along the Antrim Coast Road from Carrickfergus to Glenarm.

0202County Antrim - from the Rock of Fergus to the Glen of the Army20120722

Dr Éamon Phoenix is in County Antrim, journeying from Carrickfergus along the Coast Road through Ballygally to Glenarm. Along the way he discusses the impact of the Plantation of Ulster on east Antrim, visits Gallows Green where William Orr was executed, hears a fascinating ghost story and, in Glenarm Castle, discusses the history of the MacDonnells of Antrim.

0203From A 17th Century Ghost Story To A Hidden Mass Rock2012072920120801

Dr Éamon Phoenix journeys through south Belfast from Drumbeg to Dunmurry.

0203From A 17th Century Ghost Story To A Hidden Mass Rock20120729

Dr Éamon Phoenix journeys through south Belfast from Drumbeg to Dunmurry.

0203From A 17th Century Ghost Story To A Hidden Mass Rock20120729

Dr Éamon Phoenix is in South Belfast exploring Drumbeg on the banks of the River Lagan. He visits the unique 18th century church and graveyard with its famous ghost story - and discusses the great houses of Belfast’s former linen magnates. Continuing to Dunmurry, Éamon traces the development of this former textile village and he unearths some truly hidden history in Colin Glen.

0204County Donegal - from Plantation to the Origins of an Enduring Hymn2012080520120808

Dr Éamon Phoenix journeys through the history of Donegal's Inishowen Peninsula.

0204County Donegal - from Plantation to the Origins of an Enduring Hymn20120805

Dr Éamon Phoenix journeys through the history of Donegal's Inishowen Peninsula.

0204County Donegal - from Plantation to the Origins of an Enduring Hymn20120805

Dr Éamon Phoenix is in County Donegal exploring the Laggan Valley and the romantic Inishowen Peninsula. This fascinating landscape has had a conflicted history and was heavily planted with Lowland Scots settlers during the Plantation of Ulster. Éamon explores some of the forts, castles, planter towns and historic sites of this northern realm of Ulster.

0205County Londonderry - from an Earl-Bishop to Europe's Last Walled City20120812

Dr Éamon Phoenix journeys from Downhill through Limavady and Ballykelly to Derry City.

0205County Londonderry - from an Earl-Bishop to Europe's Last Walled City20120812

Dr Éamon Phoenix is in County Londonderry. From Downhill and Mussenden, he travels to Limavady and Ballykelly exploring the impact of the 17th century Plantation of Ulster. Inside the historic city walls, Éamon visits the relics in St Columb’s Cathedral and considers how the city has changed over the centuries - before going to Prehen to hear the legend of Half-Hanged McNaghten.

0206 LASTCounty Fermanagh - from the Watergate to the Battle of Newtownbutler2012081920120822

Dr Éamon Phoenix journeys through Fermanagh's history from plantation to famine and beyond

0206 LASTCounty Fermanagh - from the Watergate to the Battle of Newtownbutler20120819

Dr Éamon Phoenix journeys through Fermanagh's history from plantation to famine and beyond

0206 LASTCounty Fermanagh - from the Watergate to the Battle of Newtownbutler20120819

Dr Éamon Phoenix is in County Fermanagh considering its Plantation past and proud military history. From the Cole Memorial to the County Jail, Éamon reflects on the importance of Enniskillen; before visiting two Scottish planter castles at Monea and Tully. In Lisnaskea, he visits the Workhouse; and uncovers more hidden history and a famous author at Crom Estate.