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Bringing the past to life! Discover how Ireland and our world was shaped as Myles Dungan and guests explore events ranging from medieval times to the recent past. Listen live Sundays at 6pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

Bringing the past to life! Discover how Ireland and our world was shaped as Myles Dungan and guests explore events ranging from medieval times to the recent past. Listen live Sundays at 6pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Networks:

RTE Ireland

Description:

Bringing the past to life! Discover how Ireland and our world was shaped as Myles Dungan and guests explore events ranging from medieval times to the recent past. Listen live Sundays at 6pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

Language:

English


Episodes

Christmas 1922

12/25/2022
Myles Dungan is joined by Cathy Scuffil, Noelle Grothier and Lar Joye to talk about what was happening at Christmas time one hundred years ago.

Duration:00:43:30

Full Show Podcast - 18th December 2022

12/18/2022
The life and death of forgotten revolutionary Joseph MacDonagh; the long history of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem; and the men and women of the Anglo-Irish Treaty Delegations.

Duration:00:46:32

The Men and Women of the Anglo-Irish Treaty Delegations

12/18/2022
Lorcan Clancy reports, he talks to Eda Sagarra and Fiona Murray, editors of the book 'The Men and Women of the Anglo-Irish Treaty Delegations 1921'

Duration:00:09:29

Bethlehem - The Church of the Nativity

12/18/2022
Colm Flynn reports from Bethlehem, he talks to Father Rami Askarieh about the town's long history as a site of Christian pilgrimage.

Duration:00:09:15

Joseph MacDonagh

12/18/2022
Gerard Shannon on his book 'Alderman Joseph MacDonagh, TD – Tipperary's Forgotten Revolutionary Politician'

Duration:00:26:19

Full Show Podcast - 11th December 2022

12/11/2022
'Stories of the Revolution' from West Cork; The trauma and testimony of the Irish Civil War; and the pioneering treatment of shell shock in Ireland.

Duration:00:46:32

Richmond War Hospital

12/11/2022
Eamon Delaney on the groundbreaking initiative to treat traumatized World War One soldiers, at Richmond War Hospital in Dublin.

Duration:00:12:01

Spiritual Wounds: Trauma, Testimony and the Irish Civil War

12/11/2022
Síobhra Aiken on her book which examines the overlooked testimonies of civil war veterans.

Duration:00:25:31

Stories of the Revolution

12/11/2022
Flor MacCarthy reports on a new publication and archive that collects thousands of previously unrecorded stories from West Cork.

Duration:00:08:12

The Establishment of The Irish Free State

12/4/2022
The establishment of the Irish Free State one hundred years ago is discussed by Colum Kenny, Brian Hanley and Liz Gillis.

Duration:00:46:16

Full Show Podcast - 27th November 2022

11/27/2022
The Irish artist who left her mark on East German children's literature; The persecution of Irish speakers under British rule; and we preview Explore Your Archive week.

Duration:00:48:30

Explore Your Archive Week

11/27/2022
Niamh Ní Charra and Liz Gillis join Myles to preview the campaign, in which events are taking place nationwide to highlight the richness and diversity of archives all over Ireland.

Duration:00:07:23

Persecution of Irish Speakers

11/27/2022
Pádraig Óg Ó’Ruairc on how the use of the Irish language was discouraged and curtailed over the centuries.

Duration:00:17:29

Elizabeth Shaw

11/27/2022
The life of the Irish-born artist, illustrator, and committed communist is discussed by Dr Sabine Egger and Dr Fergal Lenehan.

Duration:00:22:05

Full Show Podcast - 20th November 2022

11/20/2022
Irish foreign policy in the 1960s; the story behind the 'Song of the Peat Bog Soldiers'; and how Irish nuns dealt with persecution in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Duration:00:50:38

Irish Women in Religious Orders, 1530-1700

11/20/2022
Dr Bronagh Ann McShane on how Irish women dealt with religious persecution in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Duration:00:16:25

The Song of the Peat Bog Soldiers

11/20/2022
Conor Sweetman reports on the story behind the song. He talks to Irish musician Ian Lynch and German folklorist Guido Fackler.

Duration:00:12:38

Irish Foreign Policy in the 1960s

11/20/2022
Michael Kennedy joins Myles to talk about what's covered in Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Volume 13: 1965-1969

Duration:00:20:14

The Guardians: 100 Years of An Garda Síochána

11/13/2022
To discuss the history of An Garda Síochána, Myles is joined by Garda Stephen Moore, Superintendent Paul Maher and security consultant Sheelagh Brady.

Duration:00:49:31

Full Show Podcast - 6th November 2022

11/6/2022
The Wax Cylinder Recordings of Tomás Ó Máille; the life and legacy of republican Frank Lawless; and Irish women in business in the 19th and early 20th century.

Duration:01:00:03