Ireland, Scotland & Robbie Burns – (#703)
We look at the overlap culturally between Ireland and Scotland. This is especially relevant as we approach the annual Robbie Burns night - what has effectively turned into Scotland's national day.
In this episode of the Letter from Ireland Podcast, we look at the life and works of two of Ireland’s most famous liteIn this episode of the Letter from Ireland Podcast we look at the overlap culturally between Ireland and Scotland. This is especially relevant as we approach the annual Robbie Burns night – what has effectively turned into Scotland’s national day. Join us for plenty of chat, music, entertainment and a bit of education along the way!
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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!).
Related Articles and Links
- This episode features the following letters from Ireland:
- A Journey from Ireland to Scotland.
- Here is a common link between Irish and Scottish names.
And the following music:
- “Caledonia” – performed by Dougie McLean.
- “Ae Fond Kiss” – performed by Karen Matheson and Paul Brady.
- “Wild Mountain Thyme” – performed by Liam Clancy, The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem.
- Not a member of The Green Room yet? You can see more about The Green Room here.
- “A Letter from Ireland: Volume 3” – is available from Amazon.com here OR Amazon.ca here OR Amazon.co.uk here OR Amazon.com.au here.
- See All Current Available Episodes of the Letter from Ireland Show.
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Slán for now, Mike and Carina.