biohazard_symbol_grunge_effect_posters-r0de320fa32d74d249b5dbebda64a69ad_v6hb_8byvr_512In a show with a title such as this you might expect names such as Oliver Cromwell or Strongbow to feature heavily. While these men are responsible for the deaths of thousands of people in Ireland, the greatest killers in Irish history are not humans but disease. In this show I take a look at the worst diseases to hit Ireland and how they changed the course of our history.

If you want to read more about the Spanish Flu mentioned in the episode check out this article at the theIrishstory.com

Next week my audiobook on the life of Brian Boru and the Battle of Clontarf will be released. Find out more here.

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Five of the greatest killers in Irish history

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