Our Season 2 finale!!! This month we are joined by show regular, Evan McGuigan. Evan is a colleague of mine hailing from Monaghan a fellow historian in whose expertise lies in 20th Irish history but he also has a keen interest in the history of the courts and law-makers in Ireland. In fact he curated a very well received exhibition on this topic back in 2019. Fortunately for us his background and interests in political history & current affairs will be put to good use as we delve into the history of Milltown and a river that has been in nearly every episode of Dublin’s Historic South - the Dodder
The Dodder played a vital role in the development of South Dublin and in the town of mills this couldn't be any more true. From laundries to mysterious rhinos this episode meandered through the history of Milltown - touching upon housing, industry, sport & politics and of course the ever present river. A fitting end to the season...
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