on Thursday's show.....a round-up of the latest in crime fiction, singer Cormac O’Caoimh and reviews of the latest film releases including a gentler Nicholas Cage in "Joe", Gael Garcia Bernal documentary "Who Is Dayani Cristal?" and the re-boot of the mythical "Hercules"
Charlie Siskel, co-director talks about the subject of the documentary “Finding Vivian Maier”, the story of a virtually unknown woman who spent decades taking photographs of street life in American cities Screening details: www.ifi.ie
The Liveline listeners discuss the practice of Irish babies being brought to the United States for adoption in the 1950’s and 60’s. Annes brother was a seminarian. He was offered a free flight to America if he brought a baby intended for adoption. Susan is the co-founder of the Adoption Rights Alliance. She says that in many cases the families in America weren’t vetted.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Barack Obama will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States at a ceremony in Washington tomorrow. The official theme will be Faith in America's Future to mark the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Deputy Editor of The Irish Times, Denis Staunton who will be at tomorrow's ceremony came in talk about some notable past inaugurations - among them, that of William Henry Harrison, the man who has the dual distinction of giving the longest inaugural speech and spending the shortest term in office. He also talked about Franklin Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, John F. Kennedy, among ...