Two Giants of Irish Literature – (#702)
In this episode of the Letter from Ireland Podcast, we look at the life and works of two of Ireland's most famous literary giants - George Bernard Shaw and James Joyce. We take an unusual angle on the stories of both and throw in some music to help set the mood for the time through which these iconic authors lived.
In this episode of the Letter from Ireland Podcast, we look at the life and works of two of Ireland’s most famous literary giants – George Bernard Shaw and James Joyce. We take an unusual angle on the stories of both and throw in some music to help set the mood for the time through which these iconic authors lived.
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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!).
Related Articles and Links
- This episode features the following letters from Ireland:
- The Life Plays and Wisdom of George Bernard Shaw.
- A Journey With James Joyce’s Nose.
- And the following music:
- “Wouldn’t It Be Lovely” – From My Fair Lady.
- “The Rare Auld Times” – Luke Kelly.
- “Molly Malone” – Imelda May and Dervish.
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Slán for now, Mike and Carina.