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    The History Show Sunday 20 April 2014

    The History Show Sunday 20 April 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/2014/0420/608111-the-history-show-sunday-20-april-2014/
    Millennium of the Battle of Clontarf

    Millennium of the Battle of Clontarf

    On this Easter Weekend, the Battle of Clontarf was under the spotlight.  It took place a thousand years ago this week - on Good Friday in 1014 (which in that year fell on 23 April). Our studio guests were: Dr. Catherine Swift, director of Irish studies in Mary Immaculate College with the University of Limerick. Dr. Ruth Johnson, City Archaeologist with Dublin City Council and author of the books "Viking Age Dublin" and "Before and after the Battle of Clontarf: the Vikings in Ireland and beyond." Sean Duffy, Professor of Medieval History at Trinity College, and author of the book "Brian ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0420/608111-the-history-show-sunday-20-april-2014/?clipid=1531210
    The History Show Sunday 9 March 2014

    The History Show Sunday 9 March 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/2014/0309/507971-the-history-show-sunday-9-march-2014/
    Saint Patrick's World

    Saint Patrick's World

    Our March Book Club choice, Saint Patrick's World by Liam de Paor was discussed by Dr. Catherine Swift, the Director of Irish Studies, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick and Terry O'Hagan from the School of Archaeology at University College Dublin.  Saint Ambrose, City Patron Saint of Milan, Italy, and Father of the Church. Click here to read Catherine Swift's article on St. Patrick's Conversion of Ireland   (St) Patrick: A Man on a Mission by Terry O’Hagan St. Patrick is a man of many faces - missionary, mascot, legend, figurehead, saint, sinner, superhero and saviour. Over the 1500 years or so since ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0309/507971-the-history-show-sunday-9-march-2014/?clipid=1431132

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