Last week the depositions collected in the aftermath of the 1641 rebellion were published online. The depositions, which are free to access, amount to what were witness statements of survivors, collected by government officials. These are an incredible insight into Ireland in the 17th century and how people at the time perceived what was happening around them.
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This is an excellent interview with Dr Micheal O Siochru about the 1641 rebellion which was broadcast on local Dublin station Nearfm. The 1641 rebellion is one of the most controversial events in Irish History and was used as a pretext to the Cromwellian invasion.
To download the show go to http://www.archive.org/details/InterviewWithDr.MichelSiochr