World War One At Home [Radio Ulster]

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Helen Mark introduces a special season of stories from the Great War.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

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A Country Club for Wounded Soldiers20171107

A country club for wounded soldiers was established at Knockrose in County Dublin.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

A Flag made from Soldier's Shirts20160628
A Flag made from Soldier's Shirts20160628

An unusual flag hangs in the United Services Club in Limavady.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Ardglass, Co. Down20180618

The fishing village of Ardglass receives a visit from a mysterious stranger.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Ballymena's Memorial Park20160701
Ballymena's Memorial Park20160701

After the horror of the Somme work begins to build a memorial park, in Ballymena.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Belfast - The War in Advertising20170609

Newspaper advertising uses the war to sell common household products.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Castlecomer Coal Mine20161108

A mine in Castlecomer, County Kilkenny, gives up more than coal for the war effort.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Comber Post Office20161111

How a post office in Comber provided a lifeline between the home front and the war front.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Drumalis House, a Centre for Gun-Running20160627
Drumalis House, a Centre for Gun-Running20160627

Larne is the centre of a gun-running effort as the UVF prepares to fight Home Rule.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

George Hackney - War Photographer20160630
George Hackney - War Photographer20160630

A simple grave in Comber marks the final resting place of photographer George Hackney.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

James Mackie And Sons, Belfast: From Linen To Munitions20181105

The firm Mackie's, in Belfast, employed large numbers of women to make munitions.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Kilrush, Co. Clare20180619

Kilrush man Charles Glynn led recruitment drives for the armed forces.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Laois - The GAA and Rule 2120170608

Rule 21 forbade members of the British security forces from playing in the GAA.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Listowel, Co. Kerry - Kitchener, The Early Years20170607

Field Marshal Lord Kitchener is one of the most famous faces of WWI and was Irish by birth

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Mount Stewart, Home of The Women's Legion20170605

Lady Edith Londonderry launches the Women's Legion.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Percy French20171108

Songwriter, poet and painter William Percy French raised funds and entertained soldiers.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Prayers Against Conscription20171106

The 1918 pilgrimage against conscription at Croagh Patrick.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

RDS Dublin, War Horses20170606

The RDS in Dublin becomes a Remount Depot.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Remembrance Day - Part 120171112

Helen Mark presents a Remembrance Sunday edition of the programme.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Remembrance Day - Part 220171112

Helen Mark presents a Remembrance Sunday edition of the programme.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Remembrance Sunday Special Episode 120181111

Helen Mark presents a special Remembrance Sunday edition of the programme.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Remembrance Sunday Special Episode 220181111

Helen Mark presents part two of a special Remembrance Sunday edition of the programme.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Remembrance Sunday Special Episode One20161113

Helen Mark presents a Remembrance Sunday edition of the programme.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Remembrance Sunday Special Episode Two20161113

Helen Mark presents a Remembrance Sunday edition of the programme.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Saint Ultan's Hospital20181106

In Dublin, Dr Kathleen Lynn set up St Ultan's Hospital to combat infant mortality.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Sion Mills,co.tyrone: Herdman's Mill20181108

Herdman's Mill went from producing table cloths to airplane wings and shell casings.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

The 1917 South Longford By-election20180620

The South Longford by-election proved crucial in the emergence of Sinn Fein.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

The 6th Connaught Rangers20161107

Hundreds of volunteers from west Belfast join the 6th Battalion Connaught Rangers.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

The Formby and Coningbeg20161110

Two steamships belonging to the same company are torpedoed off the coast of Waterford.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

The Goodbody Jute Factory20180621

A Quaker family reconciled doing business in the war economy with their pacifist beliefs.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

The Somme Drum20160629
The Somme Drum20160629

A bass drum accompanied the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers as they marched to the Somme.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Thomas MacGreevy - Ireland's Modernist War Poet20161109

Tarbert in County Kerry is the birthplace of writer and poet Thomas MacGreevy.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Tipperary: Command Depot Of Convalescing Soldiers20181109

1916: A military hospital in Tipperary had capacity to treat 4,000 convalescing soldiers.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Tobacco for the Troops20171109

Belfast once had the biggest tobacco factory in the world.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Wartime Seaside Scrapbooks20171110

Bangor's efforts to provide fun during the dark days of war.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Wexford: When The Americans Came To Town20181107

In Wexford, 1918, American sea plane station was to target U-Boats along the Irish coast.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.

Willoughby Weaving20180622

Poet and educator Willoughby Weaving represents one of the many forgotten war poets.

Marking the centenary of the war through stories and events across Ireland.