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    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
    A History of Hurling and Hurling Balls

    A History of Hurling and Hurling Balls

    Hurling has been our national game for over 3,000 years. A new exhibition in Mayo sheds light on the earliest artefacts of the game - the oldest surviving hurling balls which are a far cry from the leather covered sliotar. Liam Geraghty talked to Clodagh Doyle about the exhibition, 'Hair Hurling Balls' exhibition which is now on at the National Museum of Ireland's Country Life building in Castlebar, Co. Mayo.    UCD historian, Paul Rouse talked to Myles about where the game of hurling began and how it evolved.   Saturday 16 November 2013:   4pm.  From Setanta to Sheflin: An Illustrated History ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/1103/484067-the-history-show-sunday-3-november-2013/?clipid=1346178
    The History Show Sunday 3 November 2013

    The History Show Sunday 3 November 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/2013/1103/484067-the-history-show-sunday-3-november-2013/
    Sunday Miscellany 22 September 2013

    Sunday Miscellany 22 September 2013

    Sunday mornings mean Sunday MiscellanyIts new radio essays and occasional poetry followed by complementary music capture our times, passions and curiosities. The contributor led content is selected from open submission and commissioned writing presented by new voices and established names.Reportage, appreciations, memory pieces, poetry, travel writing and personal accounts of events and happenings are the stuff of Sunday Miscellany. The programme is part of Sunday mornings since 1968. It is essential listening to thousands across Ireland and the world.SEPTEMBER SUNDAYS – as heard on Sunday   Miscellany is a new book with a selection of images and accompanying CD. Click here ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/programmes/2013/0922/475729-sunday-miscellany-22-september-2013/
    Sunday Miscellany 22 September 2013

    Sunday Miscellany 22 September 2013

    New short essays: The Mayo Dubliner by Chris Shouldice Mayo Again by Art Ó Súilleabháin The Mighty Mulleek Men by Olive Travers Páidí Ó Sé by Joe Ó Muircheartaigh September 1982 by Paul Rouse Wearing the Blue by Tim Carey Lining Out – a poem by Pat Boran Music: Excerpts from Sonata de Voyage by Gerard de Torikian Green and Red of Mayo by the Saw Doctors An excerpt from An Ciarraíoch Mallaithe performed by Seamus Begley,Triona Ni Dhomhnaill and Jim Murray Molly Malone – a version by Fiffin Market

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/programmes/2013/0922/475729-sunday-miscellany-22-september-2013/?clipid=1315815
    The History Show

    The History Show

    On the programme this evening we’re looking forward to 2013 and to some of the historical events which we will be marking, from the infamous Hitler Diaries which fooled the world to the inauguration of Douglas as the first President of Ireland and many more. And to help us to do that I’m joined by Anne MacLellan, Director of Reserach in the Rotunda Hospital and a Medical Historian, Dr. Tom Clonan Irish Times Security Analyst and author of Blood, Sweat and Tears, a memoir of service under fire in Lebanon and by Paul Rouse, Lecturer in the School of History ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2012/1230/360775-the-history-show-sunday-30-december-2012/?clipid=973770

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