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Wright Down Under - John Wright
"The Men from Mars"
Tuesday, 26 February 2008
John Wright tells the story of Corkman Mars Buckley, "one of the most extraordinary get-rich-quick-millionaires Australia has ever known".
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The Flogged Priest
Friday, 11 May 2007
In the first year of the nineteenth century Cork priest Fr Peter O'Neil was transported to Australia on a convict ship. John Wright tells the story of his eventual pardon and return to Youghal.
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Lord Haw-Haw
Wednesday, 04 October 2006
John Wright tells the story of William Joyce, variously an American, an Irishman and an Englishman. Joyce spent the war years broadcasting propaganda from Germany and was decorated by Hitler for his efforts.
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The Runaway Nun
Wednesday, 09 August 2006
John Wright tells the story of Bridget, who left school at 14 and started fancying she'd become a nun- she wouldn't have guessed that in 14 years' time she'd be lost in a storm of controversy.
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"Strictly Cash"
Tuesday, 20 June 2006
Most bushrangers in Australia ended their days in a hail of bullets - but one wily County Wexford outlaw made it to a ripe old age. John Wright reveals how.
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Lady of the Outback
Thursday, 06 April 2006
Who was Daisy Bates? A Tipperary-born amateur anthropologist who lived with aborigines for 30 years and called them “my people�. John Wright tells the tale of a tough woman of the Outback.
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"Henri the Hoaxer"
Friday, 17 February 2006
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