I was invited to contribute to RTÉ’s current affairs programme The Frontline on 23 January to talk about the historical roots of Irish attachment to ‘the land’ and home ownership.
Ursula Halligan interviewed me for her three-part documentary, The Rise and Fall of Fianna Fáil, which was broadcast on TV3. I make a brief appearance in the first episode in which I talk about Fianna Fáil’s decision to end its policy of abstention from parliament in 1927. You can watch the episode in full here.
I was invited on to last night’s Tonight with Vincent Browne to analyse the legacy of Declan Costello and to do the newspaper review.
I recorded this slot for RTÉ’s Campaign Daily series during the 2011 General Election in Ireland. It looks at the history of election posters in the 1920s, which contrast significantly with the candidate-centred posters used today.
Fianna Fáil first came to power 75 years ago today to replace a party ‘out of touch’ with the people, writes Ciara Meehan The first Fianna Fáil government was formed 75 years ago today. The party’s victory had brought to an end 10 years of Cumann na nGaedheal government. It is interesting that on the 75thContinue reading “1932 lesson: future matters most to voters, The Irish Times”