Posts Tagged Podcasts

Our Remembered.

As Ireland and the world remembers Armistice Day, and the Remembrance celebrations continue for the rest of this week.   Here at we would like to re-direct you to two podcasts that remember those Irish people who lost their lives in wars across the world.  If you visit our  People & Places category,  Michael Feeney will give you a guided tour of  the Mayo Peace Park and in another podcast Paul and Chris talk about working at The War Memorial in Bray, County Wicklow.

“And where the earth was soft for flowers we made
A grave for him that he might better rest.
So, Spring shall come and leave it seet arrayed,
And there the lark shall turn her dewy nest.
”  Excerpt from A Soldier’s Grave by Francis Ledwidge (1887-1917 Ireland)

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Showcase Episode 5

 Our Irish writers showcase programme No 5 including music from Sligo based band NoCrows 3rd Album NoCrows on The Moon which has just been released as well as Donegal born, now living in County Leitrim Charlie Mc Gettigan talking about and performing a verse from his song Bailieboro And Me about a man he know from the County Cavan Town and from West Cork two ladies read for you from their works based on personal experiences, Alice Taylor from her novel  The Village and Rosemary Canavan from her poem Truckers Moll.  All this in one self contained slice of Irish podcasting presented by Jho Harris designed to give a flavour from the 120 plus free audio podcasts available to listen now or download for later

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More podcasts for you to listen to.

Just putting up new pages and recordings for you to listen to here on – We extend a warm welcome to two new contributors, in our Featured Musicians Section you will find the Singer/Songwriter Thom Moore and in our Featured Poets Section we  also welcome Poet Celia De Fréine – At the moment you can read through their biographies and listen to an interview with each artist about their work, coming shortly we will be uploading some readings and performances by both these writers.   So that is two more Voices from Ireland for you to enjoy and lots more to come at!

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