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    The History Show Sunday 27 April 2014

    The History Show Sunday 27 April 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/2014/0427/610245-the-history-show-sunday-27-april-2014/
    Irish who served in Australian army during WW1

    Irish who served in Australian army during WW1

    Each year on 25 April, Anzac day commemorates Australians and New Zealanders who served and died in wars. And in particular, those who fought at Gallipoli in Turkey during World War One.  Among them were thousands of Irish born men and women who enlisted in the Anzacs. Prof Jeff Kildea, who holds the Keith Cameron Chair of Australian History at UCD has researched the connections between the Anzacs and the Irish in World War One.   He joined Myles to talk about some of those who were involved. Jeff estimates that 6,600 Irish-born men and women served in the Australian Imperial Force ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0427/610245-the-history-show-sunday-27-april-2014/?clipid=1539004

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