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The Bundle Rafts of the River Suck
December 02, 2014 01:54 PM PST
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This is the third radio programme in the series Towelsail, Sand, Turf and Bundles.
It features the age old tradition of organically constructed Bundle Rafts of the River Suck.

The Turf Boats of the River Shannon
December 02, 2014 01:20 PM PST
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Part 2 in the radio series, Towelsail, Sand, Turf and Bundles.
Featuring the history of Turf boats both on the main Shannon estuary and in Lough Derravaragh, Co Westmeath. The documentary looks at how the local communities today have embraced their history and heritage in the most practical of ways. Enjoy!!

The Towelsail Yawl
November 15, 2014 02:43 PM PST
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This short series of three radio documentaries aims at recalling the glory and significance of three different traditional Irish boats whose economic day has come and gone. The three that will be featured in the series are:

The Heir Island Lobster Boats called the Towelsail Yawl,
The Turf Boats of the Shannon and
Bundle Rafts of the River Suck.

This programme features the Towelsail Yawl of Roaringwater Bay in West Cork, Ireland

Stories: Rita Honan Remembers.........
February 24, 2014 03:29 AM PST
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Stories is a series of programmes where people recall people/events that made a difference in their lives.
Rita, a life long advocate for those with disabilities reflects on the significant people in her life who mattered deeply through their quiet connections and dynamic beliefs.

Poetic Synergy: Limerick Poet Michael Hartnett
October 16, 2013 03:57 AM PDT
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A round table discussion about the life and work of Limerick Poet, Michael Hartnett, by those who truly loved his poetry.

Country of Contrasts: Waterford with John Bagg
October 16, 2013 03:49 AM PDT
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The late John Bagg recounts the wonderful stories of his youth, growing up in Co. Waterford.

The Fairy Shoe part one
October 16, 2013 03:39 AM PDT
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Ahhh, the first part of the story of one little fairy shoe that was in the possession of writer Edith Somerville for many years and whom travelled with her far and wide. Push that scepticism aside and have a listen.....

The Amulet
April 25, 2013 02:57 AM PDT
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This is radio documentary made by Caroline Brennan that follows the work of Cork based Artist Marie Brett who collaborated with 10 Irish women in the making of Amulets in memory of their lost babies. It culminated in a exhibition of their work at the Sirius Arts Centre, in Cobh, Co Cork.

Poetic Synergy: Gabriel Rosenstock
March 23, 2013 12:13 PM PDT
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Daithaí O Ciarán interviews Irish poet, Gabriel Rosenstock about the eastern influences on his work. Later Daithaí conducts a discussion with Gabriel's peers, Poets Paddy Bushe, Cathal O Searcaigh and Alan Titley.