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    KEVIN MYERS REMEMBERS THE IRISH OF

    KEVIN MYERS REMEMBERS THE IRISH OF "THE GREAT WAR"

        For many years now writer Kevin Myers has pointed out the need for Ireland to recognise just how many of its sons fought and died in World War One, for whatever reasons. Tonight ( Sunday June 22) he gives  a talk at the Dalkey Book Festival on this very topic and he gave Miriam a very detailed preview of what he has to say. Check out Dalkey Book Festival to see if there are still tickets available

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-with-miriam/programmes/2014/0621/625562-sunday-with-miriam-saturday-21-june-2014/?clipid=1608547
    Tim Kendall find in Grandfather's attic

    Tim Kendall find in Grandfather's attic

    Tim Kendall is an Englishman who recently found something belonging to his grandfather which changed, not only his view of his grandfather but how historians here in Ireland are viewing 1916. Tim found a complete, typed, 240-page manuscript, with a chapter in it of his visit to Ireland in 1916.  Tim joins Miriam from a studio in UK.

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-john-murray-show/programmes/2013/0603/454300-the-john-murray-show-monday-3-june-2013/?clipid=1231938
    The John Murray Show Monday 3 June 2013

    The John Murray Show Monday 3 June 2013

    These are our three finalists from over 550 entrants to the John Murray Show/Saturday Night Show emerging music competition. Chanele McGuinness, Gary Showbiz and The New Transmission will battle it out in our live Studio 8 final on the John Murray Show on Thursday, May 29th for that coveted slot on the Saturday Night Show on May 31st.

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-john-murray-show/programmes/2013/0603/454300-the-john-murray-show-monday-3-june-2013/
    Children killed in the 1916 Rising

    Children killed in the 1916 Rising

    The majority of people who were killed during the 1916 Easter Rising were civilians. Of the 450 people who died, more than half were civilian adults and children. Over the years, the stories of the children who died have remained largely invisible and even the numbers who lost their lives have been inconclusive. But now, following extensive research, broadcaster, Joe Duffy believes that children account for more than 10% of civilian fatalities. Joe joined Myles on the programme to talk about how he went about compiling the first ever comprehensive list of children killed during Easter Week 1916.

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/0324/376691-the-history-show-sunday-24-march-2013/?clipid=1030745

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