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    The History Show Sunday 15 June 2014

    The History Show Sunday 15 June 2014

    World War I Road Show Members of the public are also invited to bring along items relating to World War 1 to be catalogued for an online European archive at the Family Memoribilia event. Experts from the National Library of Ireland will be on hand to review and record your family’s memorabilia. Click here to register 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 ...

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    Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and start of World War One

    Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and start of World War One

    On June 28th 1914, the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were assassinated in the centre of the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo.  It was the event which triggered World War I. The Archduke, who was the heir to the Austria- Hungarian throne was on a state visit to the city.   But what was he doing there in the first place? Martina Relihan traced the background to the story.    Background to the Assassination by Martina Relihan   The Austro-Hungarian Empire in Bosnia  The Austro-Hungarian or Habsburg Empire was a great Catholic north European power and after the Treaty of Berlin ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0615/620214-the-history-show-sunday-15-june-2014/?clipid=1599133
    The History Show Sunday 15 June 2014

    The History Show Sunday 15 June 2014

    The World War 1 Roadshow at Trinity College Dublin ‘Europe Goes to War, Ireland’s Part’> 10am-5.30pm, Saturday, July 12th, Trinity College Dublin   Ireland’s part in the Great War will be explored through a series of events at a World War 1 Road Show at Trinity College Dublin on Saturday 12 July.     The World War 1 Road Show will feature a range of events including pop up talks every 15 minutes throughout the day as well as more in-depth lectures on the Great War. In addition, there will be other activities including theatre performances and music as well as ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0615/620214-the-history-show-sunday-15-june-2014/
    Otto von Hapsburg

    Otto von Hapsburg

    Otto van Hapsburg - Last Holy Roman Emperor by Mary Banotti When Otto Von Habsburg died in 2011 he was 98 and bore the oldest and most eminent dynastic name in European history. He could trace his ancestry back to the 6th century and was at one stage the pretender to the thrones of Austria, Hungary, Croatia and Bohemia. Born in Austria, he was a distinguished member of the European Parliament until 2004. A slim, energetic, charming man always addressed by the German members as Excellency despite having renounced all his titles. I first met Otto in 1984. At that stage ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0615/620214-the-history-show-sunday-15-june-2014/?clipid=1599172

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