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    The History Show Sunday 15 December 2013

    The History Show Sunday 15 December 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/2013/1215/492800-the-history-show-sunday-15-december-2013/
    Nostalgia for Times Past

    Nostalgia for Times Past

    Christmas tends to evoke in us a strong sense of nostalgia for times past.   And at this time of the year, this is capitalised upon by all sorts of commercial interests - from card manufacturers to ad agencies who sell us a version of the past which they tell us is more authentic than our present day Christmas. But whose past are we remembering?   And did this past ever actually exist?  Cultural historian, Elaine Sisson and design historian, Linda King, from the Institute of Art, Design and Technology in Dunlaoghaire came in to discuss the whole idea of nostalgia and ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/1215/492800-the-history-show-sunday-15-december-2013/?clipid=1377529
    Sunday Miscellany 13 Jan 2013

    Sunday Miscellany 13 Jan 2013

    New short essays: The Last Number by Elaine Sisson Report from Hanoi, Vietnam: Two by John F Deane Ned Ryan by Evelyn Conlon Far From Horace's Ode by Cyril Kelly Omar Teller's Wife - a poem by Mark Roper Grand Stretch in the Evening by Jennifer O'Dea Music: What on Earth is This performed by Manos Tacitos and his band Étude in E - Tristesse Opus 10, No. 3 by Chopin performed by John Ogdon Serenade No. 4 for two violins in E Flat Major by Viotti performed by Dina Sceidermann and Emil Kamilarov Cascades by Scott Joplin performed by ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/programmes/2013/0113/361807-sunday-miscellany-sunday-13-january-2013/?clipid=973657
    Sunday Miscellany 13 January 2013

    Sunday Miscellany 13 January 2013

    Sunday mornings mean Sunday Miscellany Its new radio essays and occasional poetry followed by complementary music capture our times, passions and curiosities. The contributor led content is selected from open submission and commissioned writing presented by new voices and established names. Reportage, appreciations, memory pieces, poetry, travel writing and personal accounts of events and happenings are the stuff of Sunday Miscellany. The programme is part of Sunday mornings since 1968. It is essential listening to thousands across Ireland and the world.

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/programmes/2013/0113/361807-sunday-miscellany-sunday-13-january-2013/

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