A Valentine Card From Ireland – (#706)
In this special St. Valentine's episode of the Letter from Ireland podcast we share the story of Saint Valentine's association with the city of Dublin.
In this special St. Valentine’s episode of the Letter from Ireland podcast we share the story of Saint Valentine’s association with the city of Dublin – and the tale of love and loss of a young couple who were married in Kilmainham jail shortly before he was executed for partaking in the Easter rising of 1916. Lots of LOVELY Irish music also…
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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!).
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- This episode features the following letters from Ireland:
And the following music:
- “My Irish Molly-O” – performed by Maura O’Connell and Dé Danann.
- “Danny Boy” – performed by Eva Cassidy.
- “Grace” – performed by Jim McCann.
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Slán for now, Mike and Carina.