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.
Northern Ireland Centenary
Cormac Moore, Laura McAtackney and Éamon Phoenix join Myles to talk about this complex and contested anniversary.
Martina Relihan explains how the 1990 Eurovision reflected the changing political tides in Europe.
Full Show Podcast - 16th May 2021
The complex and contested centenary of the creation of Northern Ireland; and a look back at Eurovision 1990.
Kay Sheehy reports on an engagement in Granagh, County Limerick, which took place a century ago on the 10th of May 1921.
Dan Breen's Wedding
Conor Sweetman reports. He talks to historian Sean Hogan about the romance between Dan Breen and Brigid Malone during the Irish War of Independence.
The Irish Women's Liberation Movement
Rosita Sweetman joins Myles to look back on the Irish Women's Liberation Movement she co-founded in the early 1970s.
Entertaining and well worth a listen.
Generally very interesting but please label the shows so we know what we are downloading!