Tag Archives: Myles Dungan
170th New York Infantry, Corcoran's Irish Legion, 1863 (Library of Congress)

A Podcast on the Irish in the American Civil War

The Irish in the American Civil War featured on RTE Radio One on Sunday last. The programme began with a piece on the Irish American Civil War Trail with which I am involved, and continued with a discussion between presenter Myles Dungan and myself on the trail and some of the stories covered in my […]

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The National Museum of Ireland at Collins Barracks, Dublin

The Launch of ‘The Irish in the American Civil War’

The launch of my new book, The Irish in the American Civil War, took place on Saturday 23rd February last in the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin. I was very keen to have the launch at that venue, as it is where I spent four years as one of the curators working on […]

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The Fighting Irish Theatre Show

Myles Dungan, a historian and broadcaster who has written a number of books about the Irish military experience, has once again teamed up with Matthew Gilsenan of the Celtic Tenors for ‘The Fighting Irish’, a show which tells the story of Irish migrants to America who sought employment with Uncle Sam in the American armed […]

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