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    Century Ireland

    Century Ireland

    Time once again to enter the Century Ireland time machine and travel back to our Radio Eireann newsroom in 1914 for the headlines on the Howth Gun Running read by Anne Doyle... Sean was joined by Mark Duncan of Century Ireland and by Dr Mary McAuliffe, from the Women’s Studies department in UCD.  Visit RTE’s Century Ireland’s website on www.rte.ie/centuryireland

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0721/632093-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-21-july-2014/?clipid=1634166
    The History Show Sunday 9 February 2014

    The History Show Sunday 9 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/2014/0209/502138-the-history-show-sunday-9-february-2014/
    1914 Dublin Housing Report

    1914 Dublin Housing Report

    “ I condemn the whole of the tenement system now existing. It breeds misery; and worse. It causes a great waste of human life and human force; men, women and children can never rise to the best that is in them under such conditions". Damning words there from John Cooke 100 years ago this week when the Report into Housing Conditions in Dublin was published.   Mark Duncan of Century Ireland joined Myles to talk about the report and in particular, the photos of the tenements that appear in the appendix.   These present a rare glimpse of tenement living condiitions 100 years ago.   ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0209/502138-the-history-show-sunday-9-february-2014/?clipid=1412365
    The History Show Sunday 22 December 2013

    The History Show Sunday 22 December 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/2013/1222/490852-the-history-show-sunday-22-december-2013/
    Winter and Christmas 1913

    Winter and Christmas 1913

    This week, we went back to winter 1913 to paint a picture of life in Ireland this time 100 years ago. The run up to Christmas witnessed a frenzy of consumerism and activity. But there was a huge contrast between wealth and poverty - not only in the capital but also, elsewhere in the country.   As the Lockout headed into its fifth month, thousands of hungry and beleaguered workers faced a bleak festive season with their families. Mike Cronin, Mark Duncan and Paul Rouse of Century Ireland discussed political, sporting and social events. Other items covered included a huge increase ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/1222/490852-the-history-show-sunday-22-december-2013/?clipid=1370478
    Century Ireland Award

    Century Ireland Award

    This week, the online historical newspaper Century Ireland won a Spider Award for the best website for Irish arts, heritage and culture. Century Ireland newspaper is published fortnightly with daily updates on the news of 1913.  Century Ireland directors Mike Cronin and Mark Duncan talked about the range of 1913 stories on the website. https://www.rte.ie/centuryireland/

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/1201/489476-the-history-show-sunday-1-december-2013/?clipid=1366735

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