Filter Results By

    Media Type

    Keywords

    Showing 1 - 3 of 3 results for "*:*"

    The History Show Sunday 1 December 2013

    The History Show Sunday 1 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/2013/1201/489476-the-history-show-sunday-1-december-2013/
    Hairy Jaysus

    Hairy Jaysus

    Drama on One this Sunday features the  radio version of Donal O Kelly’s play about the life and death of Francis Sheehy-Skeffington -  ‘pacifist, socialist, feminist, atheist’. Frank Sheehy-Skeffington, the pint-sized livewire dubbed Hairy Jaysus by his friend James Joyce, along with his wife Hanna relentlessly challenged the societal paralysis Joyce fled. A campaigner for Votes for Women and against recruitment for The Great War, he was jailed for sedition in 1915 and went on hunger-and-thirst strike until released. He was summarily executed in Portobello Barracks Dublin during the Easter Rising of 1916, having been arrested while trying to stop the looting. ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/1201/489476-the-history-show-sunday-1-december-2013/?clipid=1366718

    Recommended

    Most Popular

    Schedule Open Schedule