Ireland, Religion, Methodists, Quakers & Pennsylvania (#728)

We look at two of Ireland's minority religions - the Methodists and the Quakers. We tell stories, share music and make a surprising connection from a village in county Cork to the first Quaker colonies in Pennsylvania.

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Ireland, Religion, Methodists, Quakers & Pennsylvania (#728)

What do all the words in our title have in common? Have a listen to today’s show and find out! We look at two of Ireland’s minority religions – the Methodists and the Quakers. We tell stories, share music and make a surprising connection from a village in county Cork to the first Quaker colonies in Pennsylvania. We do hope you enjoy!

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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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This episode features the following Music:

  • “Come By The Hills” – performed by Rita McNeill and The Chieftains.
  • “Red Is The Rose” – performed by The Ennis Sisters and The Chieftains.
  • “Merrily Danced The Quaker” – performed by The Chieftains.

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Slán for now, Mike and Carina.