Sleeping On A Volcano - Prog 2 Ireland

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SLEEPING ON A VOLCANO - PROG 2 IRELAND

SLEEPING ON A VOLCANO

PROG 2 IRELAND

A radio programme

BBC Programme Number: 98WT6938

First broadcast on 1998-05-26

Recorded on 1998-05-20

Producer: H. ANDRASSY

Next in series: WHERE'S THE PARTY PROG. 3 GERMANY

Previous in series: PROG. 1 FRANCE

See more SLEEPING ON A VOLCANO programmes (4)

Description

Five personal European views on the legacy of 1848. Produced by Hannah ANDRASSY.

Programme 2 (of 5): Ireland. After the dramatic events of the Paris uprisings in the spring of 1848, only a handful of countries resisted the call to revolt. Gearoid O'TUATHAIGH explains how, despite famine, ddesperate poverty and political frustrations, revolution was averted in Ireland.

Subject Categories

history programmes (genre)

1848 uprising (ireland)

1848 european uprisings

Broadcast history

26 May 1998 21:20-21:40 (RADIO 3)

03 Aug 1999 21:45-22:05 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Gearoid O'Tuathaigh

Hannah Andrassy (Producer)"