A Popular History of Ireland, Book 11

Thomas D'Arcy MCGEE (1825 - 1868)

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 11 subtitled “From the Accession of George I to the Legislative Union of England and Ireland”, addresses the 1700s, the Georges, the further oppression of the Irish people, and the final dismissal of the Irish Parliament. (Summary by Sibella Denton)

Genre(s): Early Modern

Language: English

Group: McGee- Popular History of Ireland - books 1-12

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 01 - Accession of George I - Swift's Leadership Sibella Denton
00:14:57
Play 02 02 - Reign of George II Sibella Denton
00:11:38
Play 03 03 - The Last Jacobite Movement Sibella Denton
00:14:11
Play 04 04 - Reign of George II, Concluded Sibella Denton
00:15:30
Play 05 05 - Accession of George III Sibella Denton
00:09:55
Play 06 06 - Flood's Leadership Sibella Denton
00:09:05
Play 07 07 - Grattan's Leadership Sibella Denton
00:11:19
Play 08 08 - Grattan's Leadership, Concluded Sibella Denton
00:12:34
Play 09 09 - The Era of Independence--First Period Sibella Denton
00:20:13
Play 10 10 - The Era of Independence--Second Period Sibella Denton
00:17:12
Play 11 11 - The Era of Independence--Third Period Sibella Denton
00:17:08
Play 12 12 - The Era of Independence, Concluded Sibella Denton
00:19:26
Play 13 13 - The United Irishmen Sibella Denton
00:11:08
Play 14 14 - Negotiations with France and Holland Sibella Denton
00:13:38
Play 15 15 - The Insurrection of 1798 Sibella Denton
00:21:07
Play 16 16 - The Insurrection of 1798 - Insurrection of Wexford, pt 1 Sibella Denton
00:17:56
Play 17 17 - The Insurrection of 1798 - Insurrection of Wexford, pt 2 Sibella Denton
00:11:53
Play 18 18 - The Insurrection of 1798 - Insurrection Elsewhere, pt 1 Sibella Denton
00:13:57
Play 19 19 - The Insurrection of 1798 - Insurrection Elsewhere, pt 2 Sibella Denton
00:09:31
Play 20 20 - Administration of Lord Cornwallis, pt 1 Sibella Denton
00:14:53
Play 21 21 - Administration of Lord Cornwallis, pt 2 Sibella Denton
00:13:31
Play 22 22 - Last Session of the Irish Parliament--The Legislative Union of Great Britain and Ireland, pt 1 Sibella Denton
00:08:46
Play 23 23 - Last Session of the Irish Parliament--The Legislative Union of Great Britain and Ireland, pt 2 Sibella Denton
00:09:36