215 - The Dublin Whiskey Flood and other Irish Tales

In 1875 a whiskey flood (and fire) caused havoc on the streets of Dublin, hear all about it as well as a great Irish art theft and one of the most famous and kooky Irish singers of all time on this week's jam packed episode!


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REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:


The Dublin Whiskey Flood

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/offbeat/the-night-a-river-of-whiskey-ran-through-the-streets-of-dublin-1.2743517

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/dublin-whiskey-fire

https://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/features/deadly-drink-fanned-the-flames-of-1875-296142.html

https://comeheretome.com/2014/04/09/the-1875-liberties-whiskey-fire/

https://www.independent.ie/life/1875-when-the-streets-of-the-liberties-ran-with-piping-hot-whiskey-35034342.html

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