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Father Frank Browne SJ left behind some 40,000 negatives from his 60 years of taking photographs. His best-known photographs depict the maiden voyage of the Titanic, and daily life in the emerging Republic of Ireland. He also worked in England and Australia. But Father Browne was also a war photographer, and took many photographs while serving as a chaplain on the western front. This aspect of his working life is the subject of a documentary to be broadcast on RTE One tomorrow evening. Producer and presenter Roisin Duffy joined Keelin in studio. For more see on www.rte.ie/centuryirelandhttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0729/633742-today-with-sean-o-rourke-tuesday-29-july-2014/?clipid=1639877
A public memorial is being unveiled in Waterford this Sunday to honour the Boy Soldier - John Condon - who was killed in the Second Battle of Ypres in Belgium on 24th May 1915. Valerie Cox has been to Waterford to find out more.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0516/617751-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-16-may-2014/?clipid=1577641
This year is the 99th anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli. Many Irish soldiers lost their lives there and amongst them was Phillip Nolan’s great-grandfather. He spoke with Sean this morning.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0429/613208-today-with-sean-o-rourke-tuesday-29-april-2014/?clipid=1558340
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