About

MD-RTE

Writer of books on 19th century Irish history, the American west and the Great War.

Presenter of The History Show – Sunday at 6 on RTE Radio 1. 

Adjunct lecturer, School of History and Archives, University College Dublin (HIS31660 Printing the Union – Irish newspaper history 1782-1922)

Lecturer, City Colleges, Dublin.  

Lecturer U.C.Berkeley (2011)

Tutor – Trinity College, Dublin 2009 & 2010

Fulbright scholar – U.C.Berkeley, 2007 & 2011

Board member of the Hay/Kells Festival – 28-30 June 2013.

Board member of the San Francisco Irish Literary and Historical Society

Biographer of the Rathmines and Rathgar Musical Society and Captain William O’Shea.

Phd in history from Trinity College, Dublin – December, 2012.

Compere, chairman, MC (though not rapper), lecturer. (Talent Base)

Books (see Publications page for more details)

Snuff – crime novel co-written with Jim Lusby

Distant Drums: Irish veterans of foreign armies

A good walk spoiled: a book of golf quotes

Preferred lies: a book of golf anecdotes

Irish voices from the Great War

They shall grow not old

The theft of the Irish Crown Jewels: an unsolved mystery

How the Irish won the West

Speaking ill of the dead (edited)

The Captain and the King: William O’Shea, Parnell and late Victorian Ireland

Conspiracy: Irish political trials

If you want to know who we are (November, 2013 – Gill and Macmillan)

An insurrection in print: United Ireland 1881-1891 (2014 – Irish Academic Press)

Plays

Mansfield Park (adaptation) – Rattlebag theatre company

The Jealous Wall (Mullingar Arts Centre)

Other websites

Personally Speaking – speaking, chairing etc.

Wikipedia – accurate but not compiled by yours truly.

The History Show – accurate and compiled by the wonderful Yetti Redmond.

Twitter 

@RTEHistoryShow on Twitter

@MylesDungan1

2 thoughts on “About

  1. Hi Victoria. I’m only seeing this now. Sorry I didn’t respond. Good to hear from you. I haven’t read it. I did read a fictionalisation by Robert Perrin. I wrote a book on it myself a few years back. See you soon. Myles D

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