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    The History Show Sunday 13 April 2014

    The History Show Sunday 13 April 2014

    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/2014/0413/606520-the-history-show-sunday-13-april-2014/
    The Prince of Wales visits Skibbereen

    The Prince of Wales visits Skibbereen

    Regan Hutchins talked to Skibbereen local historian, Gerald O’Brien, about a young royal visitor to the town, in April 1858, who almost never left.  Background: In April 1858, the young Prince of Wales, Albert Edward, was sent on a short trip to Ireland by his mother, Queen Victoria. It was a chance to get away from the tight strictures of Court life and offered the heir to the throne a small taste of freedom – which he relished. The tour began in Cork city and ended in Killarney where the Royal yacht, The Osborne, was to take him back to ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0413/606520-the-history-show-sunday-13-april-2014/?clipid=1531082
    Skibbereen People's Museum

    Skibbereen People's Museum

    Don't be in a rush to throw out papers and old bills you have lying around the place. A pop up museum in Skibbereen, Cork will open for the arts festival there at the end of this month. The People's Museum of Skibbereen runs from today, July 27th to next Saturday August 3rd you can find out more information on Skibbereenartsfestival.com

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/countrywide/programmes/2013/0727/464934-countrywide-saturday-27-july-2013/?clipid=1276268
    Next week in Skibbereen

    Next week in Skibbereen

    On Tuesday evening at 8pm a special showing of a film will be held in The Eldon Hotel - the record of an epic voyage in the famed Sandefjord which was the last of a fleet of sail only rescue craft designed by the famous Norwegian designer Colin Archer. In attendance at the screening of “ The Sandefjord – Her Voyage Around the World” will be Tim Magennis and Sean Cullen – distinguished sailors and seafarers.                     An admission charge of five euro with all funds going to support Baltimore RNLI. Our thanks to Nigel Towse for that note on the ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/seascapes/programmes/2013/0208/366817-seascapes-friday-8-february-2013/?clipid=995298

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