Short History Of Ireland, A [bbc7]

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EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
01The First Plants, Animals And People/stone Age Ireland20101004 (BBC7)The country's rich and turbulent story begins in the Ice Age.|Written by Dr Jonathan Bardon, with Frances Tomelty.|Ireland's rich and turbulent story begins in the Ice Age.|Written by Dr Jonathan Bardon.
02Neolithic Megaliths/the First Farmers20101005 (BBC7)|The country's epic story continues with the huts, megaliths and burial chambers of the Stone Age.|With James Greene.|Ireland's story continues with the huts, megaliths and burial chambers of the Stone Age.
03Copper, Bronze And Gold/before The Celts20101006 (BBC7)|Ireland's epic story continues with the artefacts and monuments revealing organised communities.|With Richard Dormer.|Ireland's epic story, with the artefacts and monuments revealing organised communities.
04The Coming Of The Celts/preparing For The Otherworld In Pre-christian Celtic Ireland20101007 (BBC7)The country's rich and turbulent story continues with the arrival of foreign invaders.|With Frances Tomelty.
05Kings And Champions/agricola Plans To Conquer Ireland20101008 (BBC7)|The country's epic story continues with Celtic life and legend, and the advent of the Romans.|With Frances Tomelty.|Looking at Celtic life and legend and the advent of the Romans.
06Patrick The Briton/the Early Irish Church20101011 (BBC7)|The country's vivid story continues with the early Christians and the arrival of Saint Patrick.|With Richard Dormer.|Ireland's vivid story continues with the early Christians and the arrival of Saint Patrick
07A Land Of Many Kings/poets, Judges, Nobles, The Free And The Un-free20101012 (BBC7)|The country's epic story continues with early royalty and the perceived power of poets.|With James Greene.|Ireland's story continues with early royalty and the power of poets.
10St Columba, St Columbanus And The Wandering Irish/the Vikings Are Coming20101015 (BBC7)|The country's epic story continues with the travels of early Irish monks and the arrival of a major force.|With Frances Tomelty.|The travels of early Irish monks and the arrival of a major force.
11The Wars Of The Gael And The Gall/viking Towns And Cities20101018 (BBC7)The country's epic story continues with the terror of the Viking invasion - and the big fight back.|With Richard Dormer.|Ireland's story continues with the terror of the Viking invasion - and the big fight back.
12Brian Boru And The Battle Of Clontarf/a Trembling Sod20101019 (BBC7)|The country's epic story continues with a long-standing ruler and the impact of events in the year 1014.|With James Greene.|A long-standing ruler and the impact of events in the year 1014.
13The Rape Of Dervogilla/at Baginbun Ireland Was Lost And Won20101020 (BBC7)The country's colourful and vivid story continues with events leading up to the Norman invasion.|With Frances Tomelty.|The country's colourful story continues with events leading up to the Norman invasion.
14Waterford And Dublin, A Tale Of Two Sieges/henry Ii Comes To Ireland20101021 (BBC7)|The country's epic story continues with the Norman invasion - and the arrival of fresh royalty.|With Richard Dormer.|Ireland's story continues with the Norman invasion - and the arrival of fresh royalty.
15Conquests And A Failed Treaty/john, Lord Of Ireland20101022 (BBC7)|Ireland's story continues with more bloody battles - and the arrival of fresh royalty.|With Frances Tomelty.
16Dreading The Fury Of The King/the English Colony20101025 (BBC7)The country's epic story continues with King John's revenge on his Norman lords and town development.|With Frances Tomelty.|Looking at King John's revenge on his Norman lords and town development.
17Feudal Ireland/a Great Affliction Befell The Country20101026 (BBC7)The country's epic story continues the domination of the Norman Barons - and more battles.|With Richard Dormer.|The country's story continues with the domination of the Norman Barons, and more battles.
18Edward The Bruce/famine20101027 (BBC7)|The country's epic story continues with the Scottish invasion - and a devastating blow to the nation's health.|With James Greene.|The Scottish invasion - and a devastating blow to the nation's health.
19The Black Death/galloglasses20101028 (BBC7)The country's epic story continues with a devastating epidemic - and a new mercenary warrior elite.|With Richard Dormer.|A devastating epidemic - and a new mercenary warrior elite.
20More Irish Than The Irish Themselves/the Statute Of Kilkenny20101029 (BBC7)|Ireland's rich and turbulent story continues.|With Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty.|With Richard Dormer and Frances Tomelty.
21Into The Land Of The Savage Irish/a Catalan Pilgrim Amongst The Unconquered Irish20101101 (BBC7)|The country's rich and turbulent story continues.|With Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty.|With Richard Dormer.
22Richard Ii's Great Expedition To Ireland/the Pale20101102 (BBC7)In the late 14th Century, King Richard II travelled to Ireland to quell the threat of Irish lords.|In the late 14th Century, Richard II went to Ireland to quell the threat of Irish lords.
24Garret Og And Silken Thomas Fitzgerald/the Rebellion Of Silken Thomas20101104 (BBC7)|The country's rich and turbulent story continues.|With Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty.|Ireland's rich story continues.
69The American Revolution And Ireland/free Trade Or Else20090424 (BBC7)
20090425 (BBC7)
The country's rich and turbulent story continues.|With Richard Dormer and Frances Tomelty.|With Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty.
70The Dungannon Convention Of 1782/grattan's Parliament20090427 (BBC7)
20090428 (BBC7)
The country's rich story continues.|With Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty.|The country's rich and turbulent story continues.
72The United Irishmen/the Belfast Harp Festival Of 179220090429 (BBC7)
20090430 (BBC7)
The country's rich story continues.|With Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty.|The country's rich and turbulent story continues.
73At War With France/earl Fitzwilliam's Failure20090430 (BBC7)
20090501 (BBC7)
The country's rich and turbulent story continues.|With Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty.|The country's rich story continues.
74Peep O' Day Boys And Defenders/i Will Blow Your Souls To The Low Hills Of Hell20090501 (BBC7)
20090502 (BBC7)
The country's rich and turbulent story continues.|With Richard Dormer and James Greene.|With Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty.
99Assassination In The Phoenix Park/the First Home Rule Bill20090606 (BBC7)The country's rich and turbulent story continues.|With Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty.|The country's rich story continues.
104De-anglicising The Irish People/two Nations?20090613 (BBC7)The country's rich and turbulent story continues.|With Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty.|The country's rich story continues.
109We Are Going To Be Slaughtered/easter Week20090620 (BBC7)The country's rich and turbulent story continues.|With Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty.|The country's rich story continues.
114Stretch Out The Hand Of Forebearance/the Treaty20090627 (BBC7)The country's rich and turbulent story continues.|With Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty.|The country's rich story continues.