The 10 Dark Secrets of the Irish Revolution

(and how they shaped Ireland)

 

Paddy Cullivan of Callan’s Kicks, The Late Late Show, Leviathan and Kilkenomics brings you an audiovisual spectacular on the Centenery of the Irish Revolution. Using Satire, Imagery, Historical Insight and Song - Paddy reveals the 10 strangest things (and Darkest Secrets) that happened during our Rising, Revolution and Counter-Revolution (Civil War). He also draws parallels with those events’ effects on modern Ireland, from the revisionism fallacy to how we treat the revolution culturally...

 

 

How did the lawyer who prosecuted the 1916 leaders end up in one of the highest positions in the Free State? Why were 280,000 women denied the vital Treaty Election Vote of 1922? What made 2 million Irish People turn from hating 1916 to supporting the War of Independence? What dark secret made Michael Collins sign the Treaty and why is his assassination even stranger and more covered-up than JFK’s? And what happened to all the money raised? Unfolding like an unputdownable thriller, all these questions and more will be dealt with in the show to end all Irish Revolution shows…

 

 

Here's a short Video Clip from the Axis Theatre Ballymun to give you some idea… https://youtu.be/mK15kAMnrGo

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'Paddy gives you a knife and fork and you just have to eat' - Barry Devlin of Horslips at the Dalkey Book Festival 

 

And others…

 

'Romanticism makes way for pragmatism and careful analysis with Paddy's unique brand of humour and story-telling genius' - Irish Independent 

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/1916/funny-how-smiles-from-the-dark-side-of-the-revolution-35189102.html

 

'An audience in hysterics, rapturous applause and lots of food for thought' - 

John F. Kennedy Summer School

 

'Paddy Cullivan is a National Treasure' - David McWilliams, Economist