Media and consultation

The Irish Studies Centre is in regular contact with the press and broadcast media about current events in Ireland and the Irish community abroad.

Programmes and publications in which the Centre has been involved include: 

  • The Irish Empire (RTE/BBC TV 2000) – major 5-part series on the history of Irish migration across the globe
  • The Favourite (BBC Radio 4, 2004) – documentary about Irish traditional music in London in the 1960s and the Islington pub which hosted it
  • The Parting Glass (BBC Radio 4, 2011) – documentary presented by Fintan O’Toole about the history of Irish Migration to Britain
  • From Inside: The Guildford Four (BBC Radio 4, 2014) – based on the prison letters of Paul Hill, wrongfully convicted of the Guildford pub bombings in 1974