CODE: 101009739

CD 1

1. The Brian Ború Harp/ Ode, Arthur O’Shaughnessy/Carolan’s Concerto / The Chieftains Mary Rowland/Brendan Balfe/The Chieftans
2. Irish Accents/ Jimmy Mo Mhíle Stór Niall Toibín/Dolores Keane
3. Cill Cais/ The Wearing of the Green Neasa Ní Annracháin/Peggy Lee
4. Robert Emmett Speech/ A Nation Once Again Val Vousden/Our Lady’s Choral Society with Harold Gray
5. Dawn on the Irish Coast/ I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls Ciarán Mac Mathúna/Veronica Dunne
6. Extract: The Importance of Being Earnest/ Oscar Wilde speech in San Francisco John Gielgud & Edith Evans/ Micheál Mac Liammóir
7. Mountains of Mourne/ The Lake Isle of Innisfree Brendan O’Dowda/William Butler Yeats
8. Victor Herbert: March of the Toys/ Give My Regards to Broadway RTÉ Concert Orchestra/ James Cagney
9. Bram Stoker: Dracula/ WB Yeats: Down By The Sally Gardens/ WB Yeats: He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven/ Believe me if All Those Endearing Young Charms Barry McGovern/Bernadette Greevy/T P McKenna/Dermot Troy
10. Two Titanic survivors/ Danny Boy Margaret Burke Sheridan
11. Thomas Kettle: The Gift of Love/ 1916 Proclamation/ James Stephens: The Insurrection in Dublin/ WB Yeats: Easter 1916/ Pádraig Colum: She Moved through Fair. Brendan Balfe/Ray McAnally/Donal Broughan/Micheál Mac Liammóir/The Guinness Choir
12. A Race that Never Ceased to strive/ Moonlight in Mayo/ Éamon De Valera/John Feeney
13. Thoughts on Ulysses/ Love’s Old Sweet Song Anthony Burgess/John McCormack
14. The Greatest Country/ Seán O’Casey: Extract: Juno and the Paycock/ My Irish Molly Seán O’Casey/Radio Éireann Players/The Flanagan Brothers

CD 2

1. Al Smith Campaign Song / 1932 Eucharistic Congress Billy Murray/RTE Presenter

2. Patrick Kavanagh: Spraying the Potatoes/ Spinning Wheel Eamon Keane/Delia Murphy
3. The Gate Theatre Micheál Mac Liammóir/Hilton Edwards/Orson Welles
4. Red Sails in the Sunset/ Crosby Meets McCormack/ Shannon River Bing Crosby/John McCormack
5. Flann O’Brien: A Pint of Plain/ I had to Come down for Nails/ Campile Eamon Morrissey/Harry Bailey/Harry Bailey
6. The Ireland We Desire/ Ireland Mother Ireland Éamon De Valera/Our Lady’s Choral Society
7. Army Ghost Story/ On The Sunny Side of the Street John Skehan/Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
8. Éamon De Valera replies to Churchill/ George Bernard Shaw celebrates his 90th Birthday/ Hear My Song Violetta Eamon De Valera/GB Shaw/Josef Locke
9. Kate O’Brien talks to Eamonn Andrews/ Taoiseach John A Costello declares Ireland a Republic/ Pandit Nehru: Ireland’s influence on India Kate O'Brien/Eamonn Andrews/John A Costello/Pandit Nehru
10. Rural Electrification in Bansha Co Tipperary/ Hal Roach & Cyril Cusack recall the Touring Theatre Companies Hal Roche/Cyril Cusack
11. Barry Fitzgerald & Isle of Innisfree/ John Wayne remembers filming ‘The Quiet Man Bing Crosby/John Wayne
12. Favourite Sponsored Radio programmes/ American Patrol /Chris Lambe Band
13. Rock’n’Roll comes to Dublin/ When Mexico Gave Up the Rhumba/ Eamonn Andrews meets Brendan Behan Kevin O’Kelly/Joe Lynch/Eamonn Andrews- Brendan Behan
14. The Boys from the Co Armagh/ Sounds of Dublin in the Fifties Bridie Gallagher
15. Ardmore Studios open/ Seán Ó Riada writes music for a new film/ Mise Éire /Seán Ó Riada/RTÉ Symphony Orchestra

CD 3

1. Telefís Éireann opens RTÉ Presenters
2. Cecil Sheridan on the closing of the Theatre Royal/ Try to Remember Cecil Sheridan/Noel Purcell & Cecil Sheridan/Maureen Potter
3. President Kennedy in Ireland/ The Mason’s Apron/Seán Maguire
4. Nelson’s Pillar blown up/ The Hucklebuck/Denis Meehan recalls his work as a continuity announcer/The Royal Showband/Denis Meehan
5. The Auld Triangle/ Extract from ‘Borstal Boy/ Nothing Rhymed Ronnie Drew/Niall Toibín/Gilbert O’Sullivan
6. Mid Term Break/ Ben Keily on Patrick Kavanagh/ On Raglan Road Seamus Heaney/Ben Keily/Luke Kelly
7. RTÉ Radio 2 opens/ Like Clockwork/ Chronica Maher /The Boomtown Rats/Rosaleen Linehan
8. Dawn Run wins at Cheltenham/ Fields of Athenry Des Scahill/Paddy Reilly
9. Paul Muldoon: Anseo/ Enniskillen Bombing/ No Frontiers Donal Broughan/Gordon Wilson/Mary Black
10. Northern Ireland Peace Agreement/ The Cure at Troy/ Riverdance/Seamus Heaney/Bill Whelan
11. The English/ The Mary Ellen Carter Tommy Tiernan/Liam Clancy
12. Queen Elizabeth II and President Obama in Ireland/ Beautiful Day /U2
13. John O'Donohue: Beannacht, / An Draighneán Donn Kathleen Watkins/RTÉ Concert Orchestra

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