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    The History Show Sunday 30 March 2014 - The History Show - RTÉ Radio 1

    The History Show Sunday 30 March 2014 - The History Show - RTÉ Radio 1

    DO YOU HAVE A RELATIVE WHO FOUGHT IN GALLIPOLI? Close to 15,000 Irishmen fought in Gallipoli during World War I.  Almost 4,000 of these soldiers died.   Three quarters of the fatalities served in the Volunteer 10th (Irish) Division.    This is a staggering fatality rate of almost 27%. Do you have an ancestor who fought with the Australian forces at Gallipoli? We’d like to include your stories in our special Gallipoli centenary programme in April. Please Email: history@rte.ie

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0330/604446-the-history-show-sunday-30-march-2014/
    Children killed in the 1916 Rising

    Children killed in the 1916 Rising

    The majority of people who were killed during the 1916 Easter Rising were civilians. Of the 450 people who died, more than half were civilian adults and children. Over the years, the stories of the children who died have remained largely invisible and even the numbers who lost their lives have been inconclusive. But now, following extensive research, broadcaster, Joe Duffy believes that children account for more than 10% of civilian fatalities. Joe joined Myles on the programme to talk about how he went about compiling the first ever comprehensive list of children killed during Easter Week 1916.

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/0324/376691-the-history-show-sunday-24-march-2013/?clipid=1030745

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