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    The History Show Sunday 20 January 2013

    The History Show Sunday 20 January 2013

    The Irish and World War One This August will mark the centenary of the start of World War One. We will be commemorating this anniversary on The History Show with special programmes and short items telling the stories of Irish people who were involved in the war. We will also be examining what was happening here during these turbulent years. Do you have relatives who were involved in the First World War? We would like to hear their stories. Email: history@rte.ie

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/0120/363645-the-history-show-sunday-20-january-2013/
    Ireland and the American Civil War

    Ireland and the American Civil War

    Mike wanted to tell us about the Irish connection to the Lincoln story as the film is about to be released. When Lincoln was assassinated in 1865 the man who did that was John Wilkes Booth. Mike is very familiar with this story because he did his military service when he lived in the US. He lived there for 27 years. He came back when he retired over there. He was a police officer in San Francisco. He was stationed in Arlington which is a military base. He is fascinated with history. They were looking for John Wilkes Booth and ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/liveline/programmes/2013/0116/363088-liveline-wednesday-16-january-2013/?clipid=975895

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