Welcome to Season 1, Episode 13 of the Letter from Ireland Show. In this episode we have a literary theme. Carina looks at a famous English writer – and some of her Irish connections, as well as a family of English writers who held their ancestry from County Down.
We are delighted to bring you Episode 13 of The Letter from Ireland Show – 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!).
In this episode, Carina reads two of our letters from Ireland. First up we take a fun look at a great English writer, one of her novels and some of the surnames mentioned: “Pride, Prejudice and Four Irish Surnames”. Then, we move onto another famous English literary family, but this time with their roots in County Down: “From Down to the Wuthering Heights of Yorkshire”.
You can listen to the show on your computer/smartphone by clicking on the play button (the triangle with the circle around it) below. You can also download the show onto your computer by clicking on the download button. Enjoy!
Do feel free to leave a comment or question in the section below. We’d love to hear from you!
Slán for now,
Mike and Carina.
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