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    Centenaries in 2014 (full programme podcast)

    Centenaries in 2014 (full programme podcast)

    This week, we discussed centenaries that will be taking place in 1914 with guests Katherine McSharry from the National Library of Ireland; Historian, Niamh Puirseil; Shane MacThomais historian with Glasnevin Museum and Tommy Graham, editor of History Ireland. The year 1914 would see a very changed landscape for Ireland and its citizens – and indeed, the world.   As the year started, a young woman called Alicia Brady died of tetanus and the Lockout was entering its fifth month.   The strike ended in January 1914 but in the aftermath, many people who had been on strike did not get their jobs ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/1229/491028-the-history-show-sunday-29-december-2013/?clipid=1371115
    The History Show Sunday 29 December 2013

    The History Show Sunday 29 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/2013/1229/491028-the-history-show-sunday-29-december-2013/
    The Worker in 1913

    The Worker in 1913

    Last week, during the bus drivers' strike, there was a lot of talk of the pay and conditions of the worker in Ireland in 2013... but how does it compare to a year when the pay and conditions of workers led to huge changes in Irish society?  Shane Mac Thomáis is a historian and resident author in Glasnevin cemetery & has been taking a look at the records of 1913.  This morning he joins Kathryn in studio.

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-john-murray-show/programmes/2013/0812/467682-the-john-murray-show-monday-12-august-2013/?clipid=1287200

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