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The Rebel Matters Podcast is a show hosted by Ainle Ó Cairealláin since 2017. Episodes feature artists, activist, and scallywags from all walks of life, and include informal chats with guests and occasional solo-runs by Ainle. New releases are usually out on every second Friday and the show is completely funded by our supporters on Patreon to whom we are extremely grateful. Here you will find the full back catalogue of episodes, links to some of the most common podcast platforms where the show is available, our blog, and more about who is behind the show. You can also find the link to our Patreon page should you wish to help keep the Rebel Matters Podcast on the road!

May 7, 2021

This week's guest is Richard Howard, author of Space for PeaceFragments of the Irish Troubles in the Science Fiction of Bob Shaw and James White.

We discuss the Irish science fiction movement and the lives of Shaw and White. We take a look at the social and political climate in which they lived, worked and wrote, and its inextricable influence on their creative output.