In the sixth episode of our series of free Irish podcasts The Writer’s Passage we travel to one of the most beautiful parts of the country from Carlingford Lough to the foothills of the Mourne Mountains and ultimately to the places on the pages of musician Tommy Sand’s book The Songman.   This is a fascinating journey,  peppered with good humour, song and tinged with emotion as Tommy visits 3 of the locations.

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The Writer’s Passage Photographs.

Some of the photo’s taken along the journey.  At the scene of the  first picture Tommy recounted the first chapter in his book. The next shows his old school.


The crossroads on The Ryan Road and Tommy with the Mourne Mountains in the backdrop.


The Writer’s Passage is produced by All Points West Media Services with funding assistance from the Literature Project Award of the Arts Council of Ireland.