The most popular history podcast in Ireland, Irish History Podcast, is currently running a series on the Great Irish Famine. The show’s host, Fin Dwyer, has recently completed an episode that looks at the impact of the Famine on the American Civil War, which largely consists of a detailed interview with yours truly. This is probably the longest and most wide-ranging discussion I have had in quite a while regarding Irish involvement in the Civil War, so if you are interested in finding out my current thoughts you can give it a listen below. Also be sure and check out Fin’s podcast, which has covered everything from modern Irish history to the Norman invasions– it really is worth a listen.

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