Field Marshal Lord Kitchener is one of the most famous faces of WWI and was Irish by birth
Listowel, Co. Kerry - Kitchener, The Early Years
Laois - The GAA and Rule 21
Rule 21 forbade members of the British security forces from playing in the GAA.
Belfast - The War in Advertising
Newspaper advertising uses the war to sell common household products.
Prayers Against Conscription
The 1918 pilgrimage against conscription at Croagh Patrick.
A Country Club for Wounded Soldiers
A country club for wounded soldiers was established at Knockrose in County Dublin.
Songwriter, poet and painter William Percy French raised funds and entertained soldiers.
Tobacco for the Troops
Belfast once had the biggest tobacco factory in the world.
Wartime Seaside Scrapbooks
Bangor's efforts to provide fun during the dark days of war.
Remembrance Day - Part 1
Helen Mark presents a Remembrance Sunday edition of the programme.
Remembrance Day - Part 2
Ardglass, Co. Down
The fishing village of Ardglass receives a visit from a mysterious stranger.
Kilrush, Co. Clare
Kilrush man Charles Glynn led recruitment drives for the armed forces.
The 1917 South Longford By-Election
The South Longford by-election proved crucial in the emergence of Sinn Fein.
The Goodbody Jute Factory
A Quaker family reconciled doing business in the war economy with their pacifist beliefs.
Poet and educator Willoughby Weaving represents one of the many forgotten war poets.
James Mackie and Sons, Belfast: From Linen to Munitions
The firm Mackie’s, in Belfast, employed large numbers of women to make munitions.
Saint Ultan’s Hospital
In Dublin, Dr Kathleen Lynn set up St Ultan’s Hospital to combat infant mortality.
Wexford: When the Americans came to Town
In Wexford, 1918, American sea plane station was to target U-Boats along the Irish coast.
Sion Mills,Co.Tyrone: Herdman's Mill
Herdman’s Mill went from producing table cloths to airplane wings and shell casings.
Tipperary: Command Depot of Convalescing Soldiers
1916: A military hospital in Tipperary had capacity to treat 4,000 convalescing soldiers.
Remembrance Sunday Special Episode 1
Helen Mark presents a special Remembrance Sunday edition of the programme.
Remembrance Sunday Special Episode 2
Helen Mark presents part two of a special Remembrance Sunday edition of the programme.
The Long View of would-be reforming leaders
Jonathan Freedland compares a Saudi prince with a medieval pope.
The Long View of Would-be Reformers
The Long View of Would-be Reformers, comparing Mohammed Bin Salman with Pope Gregory Vii
How the Victorian obsession with childhood was represented in art and literature.
Tom Holland and Iszi Lawrence explore stories revealed by history’s lines and linkages.
Strikers In Saris
South Asian women led a strike against poor working conditions in a British factory.