On the 100th anniversary of the death of Michael Collins, this podcast tells the fascinating story of Ned Broy, the double agent who helped Collins change the course of Irish history. The story begins when a Dublin based history teacher named Brendan McCauley learns that he has bought Ned Broy’s original home. This starts a voyage of discovery concerning Broy and his critical involvement in Irish history.
With Ned Broy now free from prison, Michael Collins decides he is one of the few people trustworthy enough to head east as he tries to do what so many others had failed at. To free Ireland.
26 September Finished
Having given Michael Collins the British Empire's full knowledge of the IRA, Ned Broy now sits in solitary confinement awaiting the consequences of his actions. His execution in the name of Ireland is on the horizon.
19 September Finished
As the British Empire has begun seeking out all traitors, Broy finds himself at the centre of their hunt having given Collins the advantage in the IRA's battle against them.
12 September Finished
Having planned the most daring act of espionage in Irish history, Broy and Collins must now act on it and take the advantage in the battle against the British Empire.
5 September Finished
Ned Broy's world is utterly transformed having witnessed first hand the 1916 rising and the executions of his fellow nationalists. Now he has decided he can be the key player working towards Irish freedom. This decision leads him to his first meeting with Michael Collins, the most wanted man in the empire.
29 August Finished