My Top Irish Names for Boys and Girls (#747)

We share some old Irish names that are just some of our favourites for boys and girls. Perhaps you already have one or two in your own family? Lots of Irish music and craic.

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My Top Irish Names for Boys and Girls (#747)

In today’s episode we share some old Irish names – quite beautiful ones – that are just some of our favourites for boys and girls. Perhaps you already have one or two in your own family?

We also share the story of Jimmy Hasty, an Irish footballer from Dundalk in County Louth and how I learnt a good lesson when I received som particular feedback on this story from one of our readers.

Running through today’s episode we have the beautiful music of Cork songwriter Jimmy McCarthy. We hope you enjoy!

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  • “Bright Blue Rose” performed by Mary Black.
  • “Mystic Lipstick” performed by Maura O’Connell.
  • “The Contender” performed by Finbarr Wright.

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