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The Irish Grants Committee

Season 1, Ep. 2

‘The Irish Grants Committee was established in the 1920s to compensate people who had suffered as a result of their Loyalism. The applicants to this fund reveal much to us regarding their stories and how they viewed themselves and their place in a new political landscape. In this episode of Cavan History, Brendan Scott talks to Dr Daniel Purcell about this fascinating resource and the stories it contains’