Interviewee, The Long and the Short of It (BBC radio)

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Tim McGarry, a six foot four comedian, joins vertically challenged Orangeman and historian, Dr David Hume, to look at a number of fascinating historical incidents and people in Irish history. The unlikely duo investigates well known historical events from different perspectives, to give the listener the long and the short of it. In this episode they examine the origins of the RIC, it’s role in Ireland and the campaign against it during the War of Independence. They debate with historians Dr Marie Coleman, Professor Fearghal McGarry and Professor Laura McAtackney.

Period15 May 2021

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  • TitleThe Long and the Short of It
    Media name/outletBBC
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date15/05/2021
    DescriptionTim McGarry, a six foot four comedian, joins vertically challenged Orangeman and historian, Dr David Hume, to look at a number of fascinating historical incidents and people in Irish history. The unlikely duo investigates well known historical events from different perspectives, to give the listener the long and the short of it. In this episode they examine the origins of the RIC, it’s role in Ireland and the campaign against it during the War of Independence. They debate with historians Dr Marie Coleman, Professor Fearghal McGarry and Professor Laura McAtackney
    URLhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000w42n
    PersonsFearghal McGarry