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    Ireland's Experience: Episode 4 - Songs for a Lost Generation

    Ireland's Experience: Episode 4 - Songs for a Lost Generation

    No other war had such an immediate influence on popular music. In this special episode, singer Declan O'Rourke played a selection of songs to remember the young men who died in World War 1. Eric Bogle, who wrote the songs The Band Played Waltzing Matilda and Green Fields of France joined us from Adelaide, Australia. UCD historian, Paul Rouse told the stories connected to the songs and put them into historican context for us. The songs featured on this programme are folk and protest songs but aren’t they also about remembrance and a reminder of the dangers of glorifying war ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0824/637837-the-history-show-sunday-24-august-2014/?clipid=1653565
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    Episode 5: The Aftermath To be broadcast on Sunday 31 August Thousands never returned home to their loved ones after an armistice was declared on the 11th of November, 1918. Those who did survive arrived back to a very different Ireland to the one that existed in 1914 when war broke out. It was a divided country, bracing itself for conflict as Sinn Fein triumphed in the 1918 general election and vowed to establish their own parliament in Dublin. We'll be looking at the brutal legacy of the war, from the traumatized victims of shell shock to bereaved families of fallen ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0824/637837-the-history-show-sunday-24-august-2014/?clipid=1653599
    Scenes from the First World War 18-22 August 2014

    Scenes from the First World War 18-22 August 2014

    Scenes from  the First World War 18-22 August 2014 A selection of archive voices, letters, diaries, poems, songs and stories, featuring special reports on different aspects of the war and Ireland's involvement in it. You can hear these one minute pieces played each weekday throughout the month of August on RTE Radio One around the hours of 7am, 9am, 11am, 3pm and 7pm. A compilation of the week's pieces is also available as a podcast. This week’s contributors: WW1 veterans - RTE archives Sadbh Burt Fitzgerald Jeff Kildea Paul Rouse Joe Harbison Gerry McArdle Sean Beatty Martina Relihan Ann Kelly Noel ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0824/637837-the-history-show-sunday-24-august-2014/?clipid=1655259
    WWI Ireland's Experience: Episode 4 - broadcast 24 August 2014

    WWI Ireland's Experience: Episode 4 - broadcast 24 August 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/2014/0824/637837-the-history-show-sunday-24-august-2014/
    The History Show Monday 4 August 2014

    The History Show Monday 4 August 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/
    Ireland's Experience: Episode 1 Call To Arms

    Ireland's Experience: Episode 1 Call To Arms

       World War One on RTE IRELAND’S EXPERIENCE Our country’s story told through the lives of those who survived and died. The 4th of August 2014 is the 100th anniversary of the United Kingdom declaring war on Germany.   This declaration of war also marked the entry of Ireland into the bloodiest conflict the world had ever seen.  About 210,000 men from Ireland served in the British forces, and about 35,000 of them died.  In this five-part series, we'll be looking at World War One from Ireland's perspective.  How the country responded to the outbreak of war, as young men ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0804/634707-ww1-irelands-experience-episode-1-call-to-arms/?clipid=1643037
    WWI Ireland's Experience: Episode 1 - broadcast 4 August 2014

    WWI Ireland's Experience: Episode 1 - broadcast 4 August 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/2014/0804/634707-ww1-irelands-experience-episode-1-call-to-arms/
    WW1 Ireland's Experience - Series Schedule

    WW1 Ireland's Experience - Series Schedule

    World War One on RTE IRELAND’S EXPERIENCE Our country’s story told through the lives of those who survived and died.    Episode One - Call to Arms As Europe went to war, what was it really like for Irish people at home and on the front lines? Broadcast from 13:30 to 15:00 on Monday 4 August   Episode 2 -The Front The reality for the Irish who died on survived fighting on the Western Front. Broadcast from 10-11am on Sunday 10 August   Episode 3 - The Home Front How did the war affect people’s lives here? Broadcast from 10-11am on ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0804/634707-ww1-irelands-experience-episode-1-call-to-arms/?clipid=1643045
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    Episode 2 - The Front This programme will be broadcast on Sunday 10 August at 10am   World War One began dramatically, with The Germans sweeping through Belgium and France as they drove towards Paris.  But for the most part, the conflict was characterised by its lack of movement.   There was a stalemate - both sides dug in, producing a long matching line of trenches along the Western Front.  Each side attempted to wear the other down in a brutal war of attrition.  The eager thousands who enlisted in 1914 would have had romantic ideas about what war was like.  ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0804/634707-ww1-irelands-experience-episode-1-call-to-arms/?clipid=1644370

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