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10 Stops on a Musical Tour Around Ireland (#804)
Episode 426th January 2023 • The Letter from Ireland Podcast • Mike Collins
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This week we have a special episode that takes you around ten counties on the island of Ireland. We stop off at each point and share a song - as well as more on the place and the person featured in the song. Please note that this episode was broadcast in a different format inside our Green Room - and in that show we dedicated the first song to Carina's mum who died just before it was broadcast. She lived in Cork - and so the first place we visited was county Cork on the list!

Songs Featured in This Episode (You can see full shownotes and the map mentioned here):

  1. "When You Were Sweet Sixteen" performed by Josef Locke.
  2. "Down By The Sally Garden" performed by Maura O'Connell.
  3. "The Homes of Donegal" performed by Paul Brady.
  4. "Carrickfergus" performed by Brian Kennedy.
  5. "On Raglan Road" performed by Luke Kelly.
  6. "Boolavogue" performed by The Three Irish Tenors.
  7. "A Song for Ireland" performed by Mary Black.
  8. "The Rose of Tralee" performed by Frank Patterson.
  9. "Leaving of Limerick" performed by Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh.
  10. "My Own Sweet Galway Bay" performed by Dolores Keane.


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