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World War One at Home

BBC Radio Ulster

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World War One at Home

World War One at Home

BBC Radio Ulster

18
Followers
25
Plays
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Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events linked to places across Ireland. Introduced by Helen Mark.

Latest Episodes

Remembrance Sunday Special Episode 2

Helen Mark presents the second part of a special Remembrance Sunday edition of the programme, looking at the centenary of the Great War through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland.

14 MIN2018 NOV 11
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Remembrance Sunday Special Episode 2

Remembrance Sunday Special Episode 1

Helen Mark presents a special Remembrance Sunday edition of the programme, looking at the centenary of the Great War through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland.

14 MIN2018 NOV 11
Comments
Remembrance Sunday Special Episode 1

Tipperary: Command Depot of Convalescing Soldiers

The centenary of the Great War seen through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland, introduced by Helen Mark. In 1916, a military hospital in Tipperary had the capacity to treat 4,000 convalescing soldiers before they were deemed well enough to return to the front.

5 MIN2018 NOV 9
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Tipperary: Command Depot of Convalescing Soldiers

Sion Mills,Co.Tyrone: Herdman's Mill

The centenary of the Great War seen through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland, introduced by Helen Mark. In Sion Mills, Co Tyrone, Herdman’s Mill went from producing table cloths to airplane wings and shell casings.

6 MIN2018 NOV 8
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Sion Mills,Co.Tyrone: Herdman's Mill

Wexford: When the Americans came to Town

The centenary of the Great War seen through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland, introduced by Helen Mark. In Wexford, 1918, an American sea plane station was set up to target U-Boats along the Irish coast.

6 MIN2018 NOV 7
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Wexford: When the Americans came to Town

Saint Ultan’s Hospital

The centenary of the Great War seen through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland, introduced by Helen Mark. In Dublin, Dr Kathleen Lynn set up St Ultan’s Hospital to combat infant mortality.

5 MIN2018 NOV 6
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Saint Ultan’s Hospital

James Mackie and Sons, Belfast: From Linen to Munitions

The centenary of the Great War seen through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland, introduced by Helen Mark. The engineering firm of Mackie’s, in Belfast, employed large numbers of women to make munitions.

6 MIN2018 NOV 5
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James Mackie and Sons, Belfast: From Linen to Munitions

Willoughby Weaving

The centenary of the First World War seen through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland, introduced by Helen Mark. Poet and educator Willoughby Weaving represents one of the many forgotten war poets lost to history.

6 MIN2018 JUN 23
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Willoughby Weaving

The Goodbody Jute Factory

The centenary of the First World War seen through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland, introduced by Helen Mark. A Quaker family in Clara, Co Offaly, reconciled doing business in the war economy with their pacifist beliefs.

6 MIN2018 JUN 22
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The Goodbody Jute Factory

The 1917 South Longford By-Election

The centenary of the First World War seen through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland, introduced by Helen Mark. As war raged in May 1917, the South Longford by-election was a crucial factor in the emergence of Sinn Fein as the main political force in Southern Ireland.

6 MIN2018 JUN 21
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The 1917 South Longford By-Election

Latest Episodes

Remembrance Sunday Special Episode 2

Helen Mark presents the second part of a special Remembrance Sunday edition of the programme, looking at the centenary of the Great War through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland.

14 MIN2018 NOV 11
Comments
Remembrance Sunday Special Episode 2

Remembrance Sunday Special Episode 1

Helen Mark presents a special Remembrance Sunday edition of the programme, looking at the centenary of the Great War through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland.

14 MIN2018 NOV 11
Comments
Remembrance Sunday Special Episode 1

Tipperary: Command Depot of Convalescing Soldiers

The centenary of the Great War seen through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland, introduced by Helen Mark. In 1916, a military hospital in Tipperary had the capacity to treat 4,000 convalescing soldiers before they were deemed well enough to return to the front.

5 MIN2018 NOV 9
Comments
Tipperary: Command Depot of Convalescing Soldiers

Sion Mills,Co.Tyrone: Herdman's Mill

The centenary of the Great War seen through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland, introduced by Helen Mark. In Sion Mills, Co Tyrone, Herdman’s Mill went from producing table cloths to airplane wings and shell casings.

6 MIN2018 NOV 8
Comments
Sion Mills,Co.Tyrone: Herdman's Mill

Wexford: When the Americans came to Town

The centenary of the Great War seen through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland, introduced by Helen Mark. In Wexford, 1918, an American sea plane station was set up to target U-Boats along the Irish coast.

6 MIN2018 NOV 7
Comments
Wexford: When the Americans came to Town

Saint Ultan’s Hospital

The centenary of the Great War seen through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland, introduced by Helen Mark. In Dublin, Dr Kathleen Lynn set up St Ultan’s Hospital to combat infant mortality.

5 MIN2018 NOV 6
Comments
Saint Ultan’s Hospital

James Mackie and Sons, Belfast: From Linen to Munitions

The centenary of the Great War seen through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland, introduced by Helen Mark. The engineering firm of Mackie’s, in Belfast, employed large numbers of women to make munitions.

6 MIN2018 NOV 5
Comments
James Mackie and Sons, Belfast: From Linen to Munitions

Willoughby Weaving

The centenary of the First World War seen through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland, introduced by Helen Mark. Poet and educator Willoughby Weaving represents one of the many forgotten war poets lost to history.

6 MIN2018 JUN 23
Comments
Willoughby Weaving

The Goodbody Jute Factory

The centenary of the First World War seen through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland, introduced by Helen Mark. A Quaker family in Clara, Co Offaly, reconciled doing business in the war economy with their pacifist beliefs.

6 MIN2018 JUN 22
Comments
The Goodbody Jute Factory

The 1917 South Longford By-Election

The centenary of the First World War seen through stories and events linked to places across the UK and Ireland, introduced by Helen Mark. As war raged in May 1917, the South Longford by-election was a crucial factor in the emergence of Sinn Fein as the main political force in Southern Ireland.

6 MIN2018 JUN 21
Comments
The 1917 South Longford By-Election
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