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Never Knocked Down

Sean Mannion is a boxer from Connemara who has been compared to Muhammad Ali - So, how did this quiet humble hero from the West of Ireland blaze a trail to a World Title shot in Madison Square Gardens in 1984? ...

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Last Week: Clouds in Harry's Coffee

During WW2, 32 Irishmen were held in captivity for 5 years and forced to work in a labour concentration camp - They became known as "Hitler's Irish slaves" - We join the last s...

Coming up next: The Lost Orphans

In 1945 two little boys arrived on the mail boat in Dun Laoghaire - They were unaccompanied and were at the end of a journey that had started in the jungle in the Philippines.

The Seventh Summit : 18 August

In April this year, Paul Devaney was trying to achieve a dream to reach the summit of Mount Everest and complete the Seven Summits Challenge - but nature had other plans.

Thirty Years Later : 28 August

Michael de Courcy died in 1984 following a football accident aged 29 - now dead longer than he was alive, his family and friends explore...

Info Lady : 8 August

Why is a woman cycling around Bangladeshi villages with a laptop on her bike? Because she's an "Info Lady"- a Bangladeshi innovation that's changing lives.

The Grandfather Canoe : 14 August

Two hundred years after a revered and sacred canoe disappeared from the banks of the St John River in Canada, it turned up in a building in Galway.

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