Irish History Podcast


Bonus Episode - Behind the scenes in Strokestown Park House

I hope you enjoyed part I of Ireland's Last Aristocrat. While the second episode in the series drops next week, this exclusive supporters-only podcast has bonus material. 

Recorded in Strokestown Park House it features more interviews with historian and guide Oisin O'Driscoll and archivist Martin Fagan. 

It includes several fascinating topics:

  • The legacy of the Famine and the assassination of Denis Mahon in Strokestown
  • The strange story of why there is no ballroom in the house 
  • Olive's parents Henry and Mae.
  • Henry's adult tastes in art and photography

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