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    The History Show Sunday 9 February 2014

    The History Show Sunday 9 February 2014

    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/2014/0209/502138-the-history-show-sunday-9-february-2014/
    Napoleon and Josephine

    Napoleon and Josephine

    With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, this month’s Book Club looks at one of history’s best-known love stories: the relationship between Napoleon Bonaparte and Josephine de Beauharnais.  Married in 1796 and divorced in 1810, the romance between this fascinating pair coincided directly with the zenith of Napoleon’s own military and political power. Napoleon and Josephine: an improbable marriage by Evangeline Bruce was discussed Laura O’Brien, Lecturer in Modern European History with the University of Sunderland; journalist, Carol Hunt and Hugh Gough, Emeritus Professor of Modern European History at UCD. Why Napoleon and Josephine continue to arouse so much curiosity ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0209/502138-the-history-show-sunday-9-february-2014/?clipid=1412755
    The History Show Sunday 10 November 2013

    The History Show Sunday 10 November 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/2013/1110/484830-the-history-show-sunday-10-november-2013/
    All Quiet on the Western Front

    All Quiet on the Western Front

     "He fell in October 1918, on a day that was so quiet and still on the whole front, that the army report confined itself to the single sentence: All quiet on the Western Front. He had fallen forward and lay on the earth as though sleeping. Turning him over one saw that he could not have suffered long; his face had an expression of calm, as though almost glad the end had come." An extract there from this month’s Book Club choice, All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque who was a German veteran of World War ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/1110/484830-the-history-show-sunday-10-november-2013/?clipid=1348661

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