Dr Roy H. W. Johnston PhD FinstP CIEI, Part II
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Dr Roy H. W. Johnston PhD FinstP CIEI, Part II


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This recording revisits some of the topics included in Part 1, with elaboration. Dr. Johnston discusses his responsibilities while working for Aer Lingus and his move into consultancy. His honorary role at Trinity College on the academic staff, supervising Master Degree programmes are also recalled. He describes his efforts in attempting to get the republican movement to become political. He discusses the Civil Rights movement and the Orange Order. He recalls being told by his father that he felt the Larne gun-running was a plot to deceive the Germans into thinking that the British would not become involved in WWI. He also discusses his membership of the IRA movement, and dropping out in 1972. The evolvement of screen design over the years in discussed. The establishment of the Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies in 1940 by √Čamon de Valera and his own input, are further topics discussed. Finally, his influencers and his legacy are examined.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Heritage Collection 2016


128 kbps

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48 hours

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51.9 MB

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Science and Politics in 20th century Ireland

Recorded by:

Maurice O'Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore