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Ruins of the Imperial Hotel on Dublin's Lower Sackville Street (now Lower O'Connell Street), after the 1916 Rising.
Ruins of the Imperial Hotel on Dublin's Lower Sackville Street (now Lower O'Connell Street), after the 1916 Rising.

This week on The History Show, the stories of the children who perished in the 1916 Rising, and the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the first Nazi concentration camp at Dachau.

Children Killed in the 1916 Easter Rising
Broadcaster Joe Duffy believes that children account for more than 10% of civilian fatalities in the Rising. Joe joins Myles Dungan on The History Show to talk about how he went about compiling the first ever comprehensive list of children killed during Easter Week 1916.

80th anniversary of Dachau
80 years on, Rhona Tarrant travelled to Germany for The History Show to tell the story. Her report will feature on Sunday’s programme.

The History Show is on RTÉ Radio 1 every Sunday at 6.00pm.

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The accompanying image shows the Imperial Hotel on Dublin's Lower Sackville Street (now O'Connell Street), in the aftermath of the Easter Rising in 1916. The Imperial Hotel was located at 21-27 Lower Sackville Street, as was Clery's department store.
This photograph is part of the RTÉ Murtagh Collection.

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