Episode 6: The Fenian Raids

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, find out about the absolute lunacy that was the Fenian Raids, where a group of Irish nationalists invaded Canada to secure freedom for the Emerald Isle.

As ever, this episode is not appropriate for children.

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Image: Unknown artist. The Battle of Ridgeway. 1869. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa. Via Historica Canada.


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