15 Best Irish History Podcasts
Irish History Podcasts
Here are 15 Best Irish History Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Irish History Podcast
The Irish History Podcast brings you on a journey through Ireland's fascinating past. This podcast is not just dates but an enthralling account of Ireland's history, looking at daily life through the ages. The show is currently focused on the Great Irish Famine of the 1840s (see below), while the archive contains the stories of Ireland's ancient High Kings, Viking raiders, and the Norman Invasion of the Middle Ages. This series is the story of your ancestors who lived through world-changing events.
Play⋅ 18K⋅ 27.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 29 min ⋅ Mar 2010 Get Email Contact
2. The Irish History Show
The Irish History Show is presented and produced by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. The show looks at many different aspects of Irish history with expert guests from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines.
Play⋅ 4.9K⋅ 5.9K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 61 min ⋅ Mar 2015 Get Email Contact
3. History Ireland
The History Ireland Podcast covers a wide variety of topics, from the earliest times to the present day, in an effort to give the listener a sense of the distant past but also to offer a contemporary edge.
Also in Europe History Podcasts, Ireland Podcasts
Play⋅ 18.9K⋅ 22.4K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 70 min Get Email Contact
4. The History Of Ireland
The Irish Republic's foundation is one hell of a story, complete with spying secretaries, pig thieves, politicians, poets, school teachers, and the world's biggest empire. The History of Ireland is a podcast that explores the causes, characters, and aftermath of the Irish War of Independence in quick, bite-sized episodes.
Play⋅ 866 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 18 min ⋅ Mar 2019 Get Email Contact
5. Three Castles Burning
Three Castles Burning is a social history podcast, dedicated to the story of the Irish capital. Dublin is a city of many stories, Three Castles Burning tells some of the more forgotten ones.
Play⋅ 15K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 36 min ⋅ Nov 2019 Get Email Contact
6. Revolutionary Ireland
Join Lorcan Collins for a weekly podcast about Ireland's revolutionary history. Concentrating on the Easter Rising of 1916, The War of Independence 1919-21 and the Irish Civil War 1922-23. The show will also feature episodes on all aspects of revolutionary Irish history from 1798 to the Hunger Strikes of the 1980s. Revolutionary Ireland Podcast also features guest historians and activists.
Play⋅ 8.3K⋅ 9.2K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 60 min Get Email Contact
7. Danny Houlihan's Irish Experience
Join Danny Houlihan Historian and Author on a historical voyage of discovery through the landscape of Ireland. Through its people its heritage & its rugged coastline this is truly Danny Houlihan's Irish Experience.
Play 2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 23 min Get Email Contact
8. Shite Talk: An Irish History Podcast
A somewhat accurate retelling of Irish history stories. Join Irish stand-up comedians Jason Brennan and Kevin Larney as they take turns giving their best accounts of some of Ireland's silly, strange, and downright stupid tales from the past.
Play⋅ 547⋅ 164 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 62 min Get Email Contact
9. We, The Irish
We, The Irish, is a podcast is dedicated to Ireland's history and stories which you might not be all too familiar with. Ireland is a land of great people, and great stories, both of which get forgotten all too quickly. This Podcast looks to share their stories and share the message of Ireland with the world.
Play Mar 2020 Get Email Contact
10. The Irish At War
The Irish at War is a podcast about the military history of Ireland and of Irish people. Whether fighting in Ireland or in foreign service, this podcast aims to examine all the details from the man on the ground to the bigger picture consequences of the battle.
Play⋅ 39K ⋅ Mar 2018 Get Email Contact
11. Unreal Irish Folklore
Unreal is a podcast about Irish history, stories, folklore, and tradition. Each episode searches for the origins of some of Ireland's most famous myths and folklore and takes a fresh look at exciting legends and history that have become almost forgotten in centuries past.
Also in Ireland Travel and Culture Podcasts, Folklore Podcasts
Play⋅ 3.4K⋅ 332 ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Sep 2019 Get Email Contact
12. The Clare Oral History Podcast
This podcast delves into the thousands of Irish life stories in the archive of the Irish Oral History and Folklore Group known as Cuimhneamh a Chláir or Clare Memories. We're based in Co. Clare in the West of Ireland. The oral histories we've gathered reveal ordinary lives and extraordinary stories.
Also in Oral History Podcasts
Play⋅ 231 ⋅7 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 38 min Get Email Contact
13. The Echo Of The Thunder
A podcast about the history and politics of Irish republicanism featuring a range of interviews with historians, activists, writers, and artists. Presented and produced by Daniel Baker.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 73 min Get Email Contact
14. Finding Home
A podcast series presented by the Irish American Archives Society explores the Irish immigrants and their descendants whose struggles and sacrifices helped to build an American city and make up the history of the Irish in Cleveland. The second series consists of interviews with Clevelanders sharing information and stories about the history of the Irish in Cleveland.
Play 18 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 31 min Get Email Contact
15. Dublin Festival of History Podcast
The Dublin Festival of History is an annual free festival, brought to you by Dublin City Council, and organized by Dublin City Libraries, in partnership with the Dublin City Council Culture Company. The Festival has gained a reputation for attracting best-selling Irish and international historians to Dublin for a high-profile weekend of history talks and debate.
Play⋅ 3.9K⋅ 7.3K ⋅14 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 64 min Get Email Contact
Irish History Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Oran & Ryhan O'Halloran||podtail.com||63|
|Clare Memories / Cuimhneamh an Chláir||buzzsprout.com||5|
|Cathal Brennan and John Dorney||irishhistoryshow.ie||4|
|Robin O' Connell||buzzsprout.com||1|