Let’s Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! (#711)

In this special episode we celebrate St. Patrick's Day! Along with some very appropriate music, we chat about the first and surnames that have come into being in honour of the Saint. We then go on to ask you "what do you enjoy most about your Irish heritage?".

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Let’s Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! (#711)

In this special episode we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! The parades and celebrations are returning in Ireland after a 2 year absence. Along with some very appropriate music, we chat about the first and sur-names that have come into being in honour of the Saint. We then go on to ask you “what do you enjoy most about your Irish heritage” – and then go on to share replies from our readers and listeners. Enjoy and Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

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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 letters from Ireland:

    And the following music:

    • “Saint Patrick Was A Gentleman” – performed by Christy Moore and Stocktons Wing.
    • “Hail Glorious Saint Patrick” – performed by The Irish Tenors.
    • “Song for Ireland” – performed by Luke Kelly and The Dubliners.

 

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