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    On The Street Where He Lived George Bernard Shaw

    On The Street Where He Lived George Bernard Shaw

    Maxi and Moya Doherty visit 33 Synge Street, the house where George Bernard Shaw was born where George Bernard Shaw was born, and where he imagined many of the characters that were later to appear in his play. They Torca Cottage in Dalkey where he spent his childhood summers. They unfold the turning points in his young life, a letter he wrote to Michael Collins and the circumstances that led to the writing of the academy award winning play Pygmalion. First Broadcast 9th April 2012

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/music-specials/programmes/2014/0501/614694-on-the-street-where-they-lived/?clipid=1567198
    The History Show Sunday 12 May 2013

    The History Show Sunday 12 May 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/2013/0512/391592-the-history-show-sunday-12-may-2013/
    Music and writers of 1913

    Music and writers of 1913

    Lorcan Clancy took a look back to 1913 when Ireland was in the middle of a literary revival.  There was a renewed interest in the country’s Gaelic heritage and it was also an exciting time to be involved in the arts. John McCormack and literary giants like Yeats and George Bernard Shaw were at the height of their careers, while others like James Joyce were still striving for recognition.

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/0512/391592-the-history-show-sunday-12-may-2013/?clipid=1082240

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