The History Show

    Sunday, 6pm

    The History Show Sunday 24 May 2015

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    The History Show

    Bringing the past to life! Discover how our world was shaped as Myles Dungan and guests explore events ranging from medieval times to the recent past
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    Left Handedness

    Lorcan Clancy talks to Riks Smits about the history of left handednes. Prof Brendan Kelly talks to Myles about the topic as well as attitudes to being homosexual in the world of psychiatry over the years.
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    Napoleon

    Hugh Gough, Brian Cathcart and Jennifer Wellington discuss May's book club choice Waterloo - the Aftermath by Paul O'Keeffe.
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    800 Years of Dromana

    Historian, Julian Walton on 800 years of Dromana House.

    About The Show

    Bringing the past to life! Discover how our world was shaped as Myles Dungan and guests explore events ranging from medieval times to the recent past.

    We want to help explain ourselves to ourselves. We will search out fresh angles on familiar topics, seek out the unfamiliar and will not shy away from bizarre or controversial issues. Our ultimate goal is to make The History Show the primary port of call for those with an intense or even a modest interest in the subject. We want to entice the casual and the curious to join us in celebrating the past.

    Our aim is to create informative, reflective, stimulating and above all, entertaining radio.

    Join us on Sundays from 6.05pm for The History Show with Myles Dungan on RTÉ Radio 1.

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