First Thought Talk with Diarmaid Ferriter

Watch Diarmaid Ferriter in this 2019 GIAF First Thought Talk, The Irish Border: How Did We Get Here?

Diarmaid Ferriter is Professor of Modern Irish History at University College Dublin and a contributor for The Irish Times. Here he discusses the history of the Irish border over the last 100 years, telling us how we got to where we are today as outlined in his best-selling book The Border: The Legacy of a Century of Anglo–Irish Politics. Ferriter is interviewed by Professor Gearoid O’Tuathaigh, Professor Emeritus of History at NUI Galway.