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Dervla Murphy talks to Ricky Ross about how she has spent 60 years travelling the world - mostly by bicycle - and writing about her experiences and observations.

Dervla Murphy has spent 60 years travelling the world - mostly by bicycle - and writing about her experiences and observations. She speaks to Ricky Ross about her life and travels.

Arguments about immigration dominate the headlines. But as the politicians and policy makers tie themselves in knots we unravel an ethical approach to the issue in the company of John Haldane, Professor of Philosophy at the University of St Andrews and historian Dr Wendy Ugolini from the University of Edinburgh.

On Remembrance Sunday, our reporter Bob Dickson recounts the poignant and tragic story of the Cranston brothers from Haddington, and the sacrifice they made during the First World War.

Friends Helen and Sheila talk about their shared experiences of not having children through a conversation with 'The Listening Project'.

And it's 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. We recall that historic turning point through the perspective of two people who had unique experiences of it at the time, Hans-Dieter Robel and Vivien Martin.

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Sun 9 Nov 2014 07:05

Ricky meets Dervla Murpy

Dervla Murphy has spent 60 years travelling the world – mostly by bicycle – and writing about her experiences and observations. She speaks to Ricky about her life and travels.

Immigration

Arguments about immigration dominate the headlines. But as the politicians and policy makers tie themselves in knots we unravel an ethical approach to the issue in the company of John Haldane, Professor of Philosophy at the University of St Andrews and historian Dr Wendy Ugolini from the University of Edinburgh.

Remembrance

Remembrance

On Remembrance Sunday, our reporter Bob Dickson recounts the poignant and tragic story of the Cranston brothers from Haddington, and the sacrifice they made during the First World War.

This photograph, which was taken in 1920, shows the Cranston family and sons Angus and Robert on SS Euripedes on the way to Australia.

The Cranston Family

The Cranston Family
The Cranston Family. This photograph was taken in 1908.

The Cranston brothers

The Cranston brothers

Andrew, George, Robert and Angus. The photograph was taken in Sydney, in 1921. 

The Listening Project

Friends Helen and Sheila talk about their shared experiences of not having children through a conversation with 'The Listening Project'.

The Berlin Wall

It's 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. We recall that historic turning point through the perspective of two people who had unique experiences of it at the time, Hans-Dieter Robel and Vivien Martin.

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