The Story of Ireland

The Story of Ireland

DVD - 2012
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Follows the evolution of Ireland through waves of migration and emigration and highlights the key moments of Irish history from the adoption of Christianity through the Protestant plantation, Great Famine and Partition to the Good Friday Agreement. Ireland is living through a significant period in its cycle of history, as since the 1998 Good Friday Agreement the island has been at peace.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BBC, [2012]
ISBN: 9780780684447
0780684443
Branch Call Number: 941.5 STORY
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,region 1
NTSC
widescreen (16:9) enhanced
digital,optical,stereo,Dolby Digital
2 videodiscs (approximately 294 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in

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patch666
Jun 15, 2017

Excellent !!! great location scenery, presentation and history ~ The myth of the Celts !!! 420

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VRMurphy
Sep 16, 2016

I thought Fergal Keane's approach was fresh, and his interviews engaging. This was entertaining and educational, although of course the modern bits were shaded more to one side than the other.

kevfarley Feb 28, 2014

This is an outstanding in-depth historical survey of great value. But please be aware that it was produced by the NORTHERN Ireland B.B.C. ,.. and that it gets a bit fuzzy concerning the civil strife in the early 20th century. ( Kev's PICkS : In the interest of balance and contrast ,.. see the last episode of "The Story of Ireland" only AFTER first seeing "The Wind That Shakes the Barley".)

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Keogh
Jan 20, 2014

An outstanding overview to Irish history from earliest settlement to the present day. It offers us a complicated story that touches on social, political, religious, economic, and military themes, and is quite informative and thorough. The end result makes you want to explore even deeper into the history of the country and the people.

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glenneaton
Apr 05, 2012

Covers Ireland's history from start to when the global financial crisis hit. Excellent aid to understanding the problems that Ireland has had, and is more complex than I (and people I have spoken to about) realised.
Few too many talking heads for my liking. Uses fantastic artwork created by a knife scraping away material to make lines. Some pictures are very elaborate.

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glenneaton
Apr 05, 2012

glenneaton thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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