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.
Bloody Sunday 1920
Myles Dungan and guests explore the events of Bloody Sunday. the 21st November 1920. We hear from Liz Gillis, Éanna de Búrca, James Durney, Fergus Sammon and Cathy Scuffil.
Charles de Gaulle in Ireland
Grace Neville joins Myles to talk about the time Charles de Gaulle spent in Ireland in 1969, a story told in the new TG4 documentary 'De Gaulle in Éirinn'.
Full Show Podcast - 11th October 2020
On this week's programme - The Salesian Sisters in War of Independence era Limerick; the first sculpture of historical women in New York's Central Park; and Cold War perceptions of the Irish Republican left.
Against The Odds
Dr Sinead McCoole on a group of Salesian sisters who set up a school in Limerick at the height of the War of Independence in 1920.
Colm Flynn speaks to sculptor Meredith Bergmann about the new 'Womens Rights Pioneers Monument' in New York's Central Park.
An Alien Ideology
Dr John Mulqueen joins Myles to talk about his new book on how Ireland was perceived as a potential Soviet pawn during the Cold War.