Tag Archives: Irish History

The “Irish Slaves” Meme

A questionable 2008 article has turned into an internet meme that puts forward the idea that Irish people were used as slaves in the Caribbean – But is that really the case?

For more information see the work of Liam Hogan whose work was instrumental in this videos production and from whom many of the screen-caps used in this video were sourced.

Michael Collins (Redux)

One of the causalities of the De-Blippining was my original video on “Michael Collins”. So, as last week saw the demise of Blip.tv. and this past weekend saw the 93rd anniversary of Collins’ death. So, I decided to take a look at “Michael Collins” again!

Also this is *technically* the 50th episode.