7 Irish Characters – 7 Tales of Emigration (#812)
We head back to the Cobh Heritage Centre in County Cork and hear 7 stories of emigration from this very spot to many places around the world.
In a follow-up to our recent episode about traveling from Cobh to Ellis Island – we head back to the Cobh Heritage Centre in County Cork and hear 7 stories of emigration from this very spot to many places around the world.
Many thanks to Jack Walsh and all the team at the Cobh Heritage centre for this fascinating tour – and 7 fascinating tales (none too tall)!
We’ve lots of great Irish music and song along the way.
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Music Featured in This Episode:
A Ship from Cobh: “The Irish Rover – sung by The Dubliners and The Pogues.
A Place in Cobh: “The Holy Ground” – sung by The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem.
A Man from Cobh: “The Contender” – sung by Finbarr Wright.
The Letter from Ireland Show is a weekly podcast that goes out each Thursday from our cottage in County Cork. Tune in to this episode – and dive straight in to a bit of Irish caint, ceóil agus craic (conversation, music and craic!).
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Slán for now, Mike and Carina.
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