Podcast Archive

Welcome to the podcast archive page for "The Letter from Ireland Podcast". Here you'll find a link to all of our podcast episodes covering Irish Genealogy & Family History, Irish Surnames, Irish Culture & Customs, Ireland Travel and much more.

 

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The Beatles – Meet The Liverpool Irish (#307)

Meet the Liverpool Irish! In this episode of the Letter from Ireland Show Carina takes you on a trip around the City of Liverpool Liverpool – through a gate that could tell a million stories, into “Paddy’s Wigwam and then introduces you to four very famous sons of Liverpool – three of whom have direct Irish Roots!

An Irish American Story – From County Kerry to Illinois (#306)

In this episode of the Letter from Ireland Show we follow the trail of one Irish Emigrant family all the way from County Kerry to Chicago and Illinois in the USA. Join us as we start in the family homestead just outside Listowel in County Kerry.

Meet 5 Irish Heroes – People Making a Difference in Heritage (#305)

In this episode of the Letter from Ireland Show we meet five different Irish Heroes of Culture and Heritage. These are five very different individuals who show visitors very different – and authentic – sides of Ireland.

From the Mouths of Babes – A Wonderful Irish Ancestry Resource (#304)

There is a wonderful Irish Ancestry Resource that many of us overlook when we are “scouring” the records for the smallest hint or connection. It also has the benefit of being very entertaining. See if you have used this resource in the past – or plan to in the future!

Beautiful Irish House by the sea

Tales of West Cork – Will You Come to an Irish Hooley? (#303)

In 2017 we held the first gathering of our Green Room members in Ireland – which we called “The Green Room Hooley”. It was a tremendous success and we are now planning our next gathering, based around the town of Bantry in County Cork. In this Podcast episode we share some special memories – and introduce you to the area around Bantry through stories and chat.

Carina and a character in the folk park

Meet The Ulster Scots – The Ulster American Folk Park (#302)

Have you visited the Ulster American Folk park near Omagh in County Tyrone? Why not come along with us now as we take you on a tour of this fascinating place. You may even hear about one of your own ancestors.

Irish potato famine statues with fresh flowers decorating them

If The Walls Could Talk – A Visit to the National Famine Museum (#301)

Have you visited the National Irish Famine Museum in Strokestown Park, County Roscommon? Why not come along with us now as we take you on a tour of this fascinating place. You may even hear about one of your own ancestors.

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Voices from Australia – A Trip Along the Irish Ancestral Trail (#212)

Would you like to hear some Irish Voices from Australia? Last March we headed to Australia on the Irish Ancestry Trail – and this podcast features just some of the people we met along the way.

A Summer Festival – Bealtaine, the Start of an Irish Summer (#211)

Have you ever heard of the Celtic festival of Bealtaine – marking the start of an Irish summer? In this podcast, Carina shares some of her special travels and memories at this wonderful time of year.

Irish Revolution – Meet the Man behind the Atlas of the Irish Revolution (#210)

Meet the publisher of “The Atlas of Irish Revolution” – Mike Collins. We chat about the Atlas and his own Irish family history.