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I'm Jim Bruce. You are welcome to my podcast page. I hope you enjoy these insights into Ireland, past, present and future.

Apr 18, 2020

Highlights from episodes featuring John Waters, Martin Mansergh, Kevin Myers, Johnny Duhan, and Bob Quinn.

Apr 11, 2020

In this special edition of Talk About Ireland I examine life in Ireland between 1939 and 1945, the period known as the Emergency.

I am joined by local historian, James Scannell, to help me delve into the legislative and social dimensions of the Emergency.

I also draw upon the following scholarly resources:

  1. T. Ryle...

Apr 4, 2020

In this edition of Talk About Ireland I am delighted to welcome as my guest Bob Quinn, film-maker and author.

In Part 2 we discuss advertising vs. religion, consumerism, musical and literary culture, political chicanery, and climate change.

(Interview recorded 4 Mar 2020)