A Popular History of Ireland, Book 02


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Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassing twelve books; Book 2 begins with the Norse or Danish invasion of the island and continues through the end of the Viking period. (Summary by Sibella Denton) (2 hr 48 min)

Chapters

01 - The Danish Invasion 23:01 Read by Joan Freeman
02 - Kings of the Ninth Century 35:04 Read by Maire Rhode
03 - Reign of Flan "of the Shannon" 15:40 Read by Sibella Denton
04 - Kings of the Tenth Century 28:29 Read by Leon Mire
05 - Reign of Malachy II and Rivalry of Brian 16:58 Read by Sibella Denton
06 - Brian, Ard-Righ - Battle of Clontarf 21:22 Read by Joan Freeman
07 - Effects of the Rivalry of Brian and Malachy on the Ancient Constitution 12:59 Read by Sibella Denton
08 - Latter Days of the Northmen in Ireland 15:09 Read by Sibella Denton