Historical Belfast

Joseph Campbell: Forgotten Poet and Irish Rebel

August 09, 2020 Jason Burke Episode 4
Historical Belfast
Joseph Campbell: Forgotten Poet and Irish Rebel
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Historical Belfast
Joseph Campbell: Forgotten Poet and Irish Rebel
Aug 09, 2020 Episode 4
Jason Burke

Episode 4 is on the forgotten poet and Irish rebel Joseph Campbell who penned the words to the traditional airs My Lagan Love and The Gartan Mother’s Lullaby. Not only that, Campbell was a founding member of the Ulster Literary Theatre (c.1904) and the Irish Volunteers (1913), he took part in the Easter Rising (1916), became a Sinn Fein Councillor in 1921, and was interned by pro-treaty forces during the Irish Civil War in 1922/23.

Podcast theme music via Jason Shaw at www.audionautix.com 
Cover image produced using the A R Hogg Collection: PRONI Ref: LA/7/8/HF/3/9

Show Notes

Episode 4 is on the forgotten poet and Irish rebel Joseph Campbell who penned the words to the traditional airs My Lagan Love and The Gartan Mother’s Lullaby. Not only that, Campbell was a founding member of the Ulster Literary Theatre (c.1904) and the Irish Volunteers (1913), he took part in the Easter Rising (1916), became a Sinn Fein Councillor in 1921, and was interned by pro-treaty forces during the Irish Civil War in 1922/23.

Podcast theme music via Jason Shaw at www.audionautix.com 
Cover image produced using the A R Hogg Collection: PRONI Ref: LA/7/8/HF/3/9