Ep 1540: Guide or Illusion - The Power of History

To mark the Dublin Festival of History, Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor of Modern Irish History at UCD talks to Eamon about the role history plays in understanding politics and society, The festival runs until 16th October in libraries citywide. It is an annual free festival, brought to you by Dublin City Council, and organised by Dublin City Libraries, in partnership with the Dublin City Council Culture Company. Full programme information on www.dublinfestivalofhistory.ie

Published: 10/03/2022

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Diarmaid Ferriter

Diarmaid Ferriter is Professor of Modern Irish History at UCD and author of numerous books, most recently The Border: The Legacy of a Century of Anglo-Irish Politics (2019). He is a regular television and radio broadcaster and a weekly columnist with the Irish Times.