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The Shopkeeper and the Irish Saint – My Grandfather’s Hidden History (#309)

Carina always wanted to find out more about the place where her paternal grandfather grew up – so she did – and discovered a lot more about her Irish grandfather’s “Hidden History”.

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Episode Summary:

Welcome to Season 3, Episode 9 of the Letter from Ireland Show.

In this episode of the Letter from Ireland show, Carina goes on a voyage of discovery (in more ways than one) as she uncovers the hidden history of her paternal grandfather: Bartholomew Cronin.

Join Carina as she begins at the shop where her grandfather worked and lived – and then she heads back to his home-place before journeying even further back to one very special place associated with an Irish saint in the beautiful wilds of West Cork.

So, do come along – we know you’ll enjoy the trip!

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.

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