A Letter from Ireland:

Saint Valentine of Dublin – His Life and Final Resting Place (#203)


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Episode Summary:

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 3 of the Letter from Ireland Show. In this show, we focus in on a very particular first name – Valentine! We look at a a very special connection between Saint Valentine and Ireland, get a poem for the occasion from our resident Bard – and Mike shares lots of insights on the first name Valentine – and the surname also!

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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  • Lee O'Brian says:

    Thank you for the Irish Valentine. It was the very information that I needed to prepare a program for our quilt guild. Our past president, Patricia Murphy, passed a few days ago and when I saw that one of the families that gave the name ‘Valentine’ to their boy children was the Murphy family, I felt this was the perfect way to honor our dear lady & family with the Valentine story. It seems that all there enjoyed the story, and I gave credit to you for it.

  • Cathida says:

    Quite a lovely & sweet tale

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