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    The History Show Sunday 23 February 2014

    The History Show Sunday 23 February 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/2014/0223/505299-the-history-show-sunday-23-february-2014/
    Carlow Castle and Lunatic Asylums in 1800s

    Carlow Castle and Lunatic Asylums in 1800s

    An illustration of the castle by Uto which shows how it would have looked in its prime. 200 years ago this month, an enormous explosion virtually destroyed Carlow Castle. At the time, Dr. Philip Middleton was converting the castle into a private lunatic asylum.  Orla Rapple reported from Carlow  where she found out more about this story.   Professor Brendan Kelly from UCD and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland joined Myles to discuss conditions in private asylums in the 1800s and the emergence of public asylums.  Paying Patients in Richmond District Lunatic Asylum (1885-1900)  Brendan Kelly's forthcoming book, "Custody Care ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0223/505299-the-history-show-sunday-23-february-2014/?clipid=1421319

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