Listeners get to ask the questions on Radio Éireann's 'Information Please'.

Radio Éireann listeners were asked to submit questions to be answered on the show 'Information Please'.

James Murphy of 90 Dame Street, Dublin asks the question.

What famous society was responsible for founding the Dublin Chamber of Commerce?

Alec Newman answers that the Dublin Chamber of Commerce was established in 1783 by the Ouzel Galley Society. Membership of the society was drawn from among the city's politicians and businessmen and included Arthur Guinness.  For more information on the Ouzel Galley Society, he points to a book by George Little of The Old Dublin Society.

'Information Please' was broadcast every Wednesday at 7.30pm. Questions were to be sent by post to Information Please, Radio Éireann, GPO, Dublin. It was also requested that answers be supplied along with the source of information. 

Information Please Radio Programme
Information Please Radio Programme

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This edition of 'Information Please' was recorded on 18 July 1945 the programme was produced by Donagh McDonagh.

From the RTÉ Archives Acetate Disc Collection which has been digitised with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) Archiving Scheme.

Ouzel Galley Acetate Collection 1945
Ouzel Galley Acetate Collection, 1945