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    The History Show Sunday 26 May 2013

    The History Show Sunday 26 May 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/2013/0526/452150-the-history-show-sunday-26-may-2013/
    The 90th Anniversary of the end of the Civil War

    The 90th Anniversary of the end of the Civil War

    Like all civil wars, the one fought in Ireland in 1922 and 1923 was a bleak time for the country as it underwent a bitter struggle of conflicting ideologies. The eleven month long conflict pitted brother against brother and forged a long-lasting divide in Irish politics. The actions of the war’s leaders, Michael Collins and Eamon De Valera are still a matter of extreme disagreement. This week marks the 90th anniversary of the end of the conflict. Lorcan Clancy explored how this dark chapter of Irish history drew to a close. Myles was also joined in studio by historian Conor ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/0526/452150-the-history-show-sunday-26-may-2013/?clipid=1222174

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