From Ireland to Scotland – A Tale for Burns Night (#201)
In this episode we look at the Scottish institution known as "Burns Night" - named after Scotland's unofficial national poet, Robbie Burns.
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Welcome to Season 2, Episode 1 of the Letter from Ireland Show. In this first episode of our new series we look actually take a look at the Scottish institution known as “Burns Night” – named after Scotland’s unofficial national poet, Robbie Burns. Side by side with only a bit of sea between, the countries of Ireland and Scotland have many shared histories. In this letter we will celebrate one of Scotland’s finest treasures, the gifted poet Robert Burns, for whom the holiday Burns Night is celebrated.
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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Slán for now, Mike and Carina.