Donal O’Drisceoil

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Donal O’Drisceoil

Dr Donal O’Drisceoil contributes to the media stream of the programme.   Donal has published extensively on both Irish labour history and on the history of modern Irish media and literary censorship.  He has also published widely on the history of Cork, co-authoring acclaimed volumes on the English Market, Murphy’s Brewery, Beamish & Crawford Brewery, and Cork Airport.  He is a regular contributor to historical documentaries on television and radio, most prominently the highly-acclaimed and popular The Burning of Cork (2005). He as historical advisor on the award-winning film of the Irish revolution, The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006), and Jimmy’s Hall (dir. Ken Loach), which tells the story of the  Leitrim communist Jim Gralton, deported from Ireland in 1933.

Email: d.odriscoll@ucc.ie

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