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    WWI Ireland's Experience: Episode 3 - broadcast 17 August 2014

    WWI Ireland's Experience: Episode 3 - broadcast 17 August 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/2014/0817/636936-the-history-show-sunday-17-august-2014/
    Ireland's Experience: Episode 3 - The Home Front

    Ireland's Experience: Episode 3 - The Home Front

    Broadcast on Sunday 17 August at 10am On this week’s programme, we’re concerned with what was happening here, on the home front during World War 1. The effects of the war were evident everywhere you looked. The "Defence of the Realm Act" granted the government sweeping new powers, temporary hospitals sprang up to accommodate wounded men, while refugees from Belgium streamed into Britain and Ireland.   There was a lot of change during the war years. The Ireland of 1914 was very different from the Ireland of 1918, as the country went through a turbulent period that completely transformed the ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0817/636936-the-history-show-sunday-17-august-2014/?clipid=1650698
    Episode 2 - Bread & Roses 1913

    Episode 2 - Bread & Roses 1913

    By 1913 the elements and characters that dominate the six month Lockout are coming in place with the growing strength of Larkin's new Irish union the Irish Transport and General Workers Union. The Cork-born businessman Martin Murphy dominates Irish enterprise as President of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce and leader of the Dublin Employers Federation but his energy is also focused on blocking the proposed Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery which results in a cultural war between him and poet W.B Yeats as author Ciaran Wallace details. Actor Barry McGovern depicts Murphy through his lengthy letters to his own newspaper the ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/citizens-lockout-1913-to-2013/programmes/2013/0817/467942-citizens-lockout-1913-to-2013-saturday-17-august-2013/?clipid=1288044
    Episode 2 - Bread & Roses 1913

    Episode 2 - Bread & Roses 1913

    By 1913 the elements and characters that dominate the six month Lockout are coming in place with the growing strength of Larkin's new Irish union the Irish Transport and General Workers Union. The Cork-born businessman Martin Murphy dominates Irish enterprise as President of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce and leader of the Dublin Employers Federation but his energy is also focused on blocking the proposed Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery which results in a cultural war between him and poet W.B Yeats as author Ciaran Wallace details. Actor Barry McGovern depicts Murphy through his lengthy letters to his own newspaper the ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/citizens-lockout-1913-to-2013/programmes/2013/0817/467942-citizens-lockout-1913-to-2013-saturday-17-august-2013/?clipid=1296480

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