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    The History Show Sunday 1 March 2015 - The History Show - RTÉ Radio 1

    The History Show Sunday 1 March 2015 - The History Show - RTÉ Radio 1

    DO YOU HAVE A RELATIVE WHO FOUGHT IN GALLIPOLI? Close to 15,000 Irishmen fought in Gallipoli during World War I.  Almost 4,000 of these soldiers died.   Three quarters of the fatalities served in the Volunteer 10th (Irish) Division.    This is a staggering fatality rate of almost 27%. Do you have an ancestor who fought with the Australian forces at Gallipoli? We’d like to include your stories in our special Gallipoli centenary programme in April. Please Email:
    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 ...


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