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    The History Show Sunday 19 January 2014

    The History Show Sunday 19 January 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:
    Ireland during World War II

    Ireland during World War II

    75 years ago next month, Taoiseach Eamon de Valera announced that the Free State would be neutral if war broke out. So, in reality, what did neutrality actually mean for our small country on the edge of Europe? Bryce Evans, lecturer in history at Liverpool Hope University is the author of the first book detailing the social and economic history of Ireland during the Second World War. He discussed the story of the Irish emergency with Myles on the programme. Revealing just how precarious the Irish state's economic position was at the time, the book examines the consequences of Winston ...


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