A Journey Along The St. Lawrence River (#714)
In today's episode we stop off at Grosse Île just outside Quebec City and then we hear the story of two musical sisters and their Irish-descended family who were brought up not too far from the city of Montrèal in Quebec.
In today’s episode of the Letter from Ireland podcast, we take a trip up along the St. Lawrence River in Canada with two stories linked to that part of the world. First, we stop off at Grosse Île just outside Quebec City and then we hear the story of two musical sisters and their Irish-descended family who were brought up not too far from the city of Montrèal in Quebec. Along with lots of chat and music 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!).
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This episode features the following Music:
- “Reels from Quebec” – performed by Anúna and Michael McGlynn.
- “Going Back To Harlan” – performed by Anna and Kate McGarrigle.
- “Wild Mountain Thyme” – performed by various including Anna and Kate McGarrigle.
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Slán for now, Mike and Carina.