Irish History Podcast
Murder at Mother Mountain 1/5 - Nurtured by Violence
Ellen Kennedy was born into in Western Tipperary in 1803. Her youth was one nurtured by violence. Hunger and food shortages were common. The stark inequalities lead to frequent outbreaks of violence. In this deeply unequal society young women like Ellen faced the threat of abduction and forced marriage.
Ellen however was far from average...
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Additional Research - Liam Costello
Additional narrations - Aidan Crowe and Therese Murray
Theme tune - The Banks of Sullane
Performed by Nell Ní Chróinín
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