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    The History Show Sunday 24 February 2013

    The History Show Sunday 24 February 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/2013/0224/368913-the-history-show-sunday-24-february-2013/
    Prince Albert on College Green

    Prince Albert on College Green

    ‘Grey brick upon brick, Declamatory bronze On somber pedestals - O’Connell, Grattan, Moore… And so begins the Louis McNeice poem ‘Dublin.’ Dubliners are familiar with the giants of Irish history through the statues which dot the streets of the city centre. Over the years, some statues have fallen victim to attack – for instance, Lord Gough, Horatio Nelson and others are no longer with us. But how many people know that the popular Henry Grattan statue on College Green is lucky to be where it is, as initially the plan was to place a statue of Prince Albert in that ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/0224/368913-the-history-show-sunday-24-february-2013/?clipid=1004706

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