Documentary on OneThe Little Shop of Secrets

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The Little Shop of Secrets: In the early decades of the last century two sisters, Nora and Sheila Wallace, ran a small newsagents in the centre of Cork City. However, their customers were unaware that when they bought their Irish Times or Cork Examiner, that this small shop also traded in military secrets during the Irish War of Independence – …

Documentary on OneReprisals

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Where may new-married women sit And suckle children now? Armed Men may murder them in passing by Nor law nor parliament take heed. Then close your ears with dust and lie Among the other cheated dead. from Reprisals by WB Yeats   November 1920 and Ireland is a dangerous place. It is the second year of the War of Independence, …

The Documentary on OneThomas and Tess

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The early 1920s in Ireland was a time gripped by violence and uncertainty. The War of Independence witnessed some of the worst acts of savagery this land has ever seen, but by May of 1921, the conflict with Britain was drawing to a close. The Documentary On One: Thomas And Tess focuses on one horrific violent incident on May 20th,1921 …