We are delighted to welcome Sligo based musician and singer Carmel Gunning to Podcasts.ie this week. Carmel is a Fleadh Cheoil winner in tin whistle and Director of The Carmel Gunning International International Summer School Festival of Irish music, song and dance (formerly The Queen Maeve International Summer School) Also new this week is a performance podcast by Cork Based poet, novelist, playwrite and songwriter Patrick Galvin. In these early recordings Patrick recites “The Mad Woman of Cork”  and the latest edition of  The Artbeat Archive  (programme 21) celebrates Bealtaine with a replay of a 2004 recording from the Art Health Programme for Older People in Saint Anne’s in Sligo  We are off to Castlebar on Monday to record 2 pieces for our People and Places section and we are constantly organising with writers from all over Ireland to come on and share their thoughts and their work with us, so expect the podcasts to keep coming.

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