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    Cast Of Strumpet City Reunite...

    Cast Of Strumpet City Reunite...

    In 1980, writer Hugh Leonard adapted a James Plunkett book into one of RTÉ’s most iconic drama series: Strumpet City! It was set in 1913 at the time of the Dublin Lock-Out and featured many well-known actors - names like: Peter O’Toole, Cyril Cusack, David Kelly and Peter Ustinov. Bryan Murray and Angela Harding played the characters of 'Fitz' and 'Mary'. The cast of Strumpet City re-united yesterday for a photo-shoot, and we sent our reporter, Katriona McFadden, along to find out more! Anyone who has an interest in the Dublin Lock Out might like to know about a Commemoration Ceremony ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/mooney/programmes/2013/0807/466852-mooney-wednesday-august-7th-2013/?clipid=1284594
    Mooney, Wednesday August 7th 2013

    Mooney, Wednesday August 7th 2013

    NestWatch 2014 - The Blue Tit The nest is built, and the eighth egg was laid on Sunday, May 4th 2014. On the evening of Tuesday, May 13th, the eggs started hatching, and we now have eight nestlings in the nestbox. Send your observations in to mooney@rte.ie, and keep watching! Click here to watch NestWatch 2014 - The Herring Gull The Herring Gull's nest is located on a roof at the RTÉ Campus. There are three eggs in the nest and we expect them to hatch any day now. Click here to watch

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/mooney/programmes/2013/0807/466852-mooney-wednesday-august-7th-2013/
    February Book Club: Strumpet City

    February Book Club: Strumpet City

    We’re already in year two of the so-called ‘decade of anniversaries’ and there is no doubt about which is the most significant centenary this year. In August 1913, right in the middle of the Dublin Horse Show, tram workers who were members of the Irish Transport and General Workers Union abandoned their posts and went on strike. Thus began the 1913 Lockout. It was a long and bitter conflict, often simplistically seen as a struggle between two men, James Larkin of the ITGWU and William Martin Murphy, newspaper proprietor, tramways owner and leading light of the Employers Federation. In 1969 ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/0224/368913-the-history-show-sunday-24-february-2013/?clipid=1004694
    The History Show Sunday 24 February 2013

    The History Show Sunday 24 February 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/2013/0224/368913-the-history-show-sunday-24-february-2013/

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