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March 22, 2023

7 Irish Tales of Emigration (#812)

In a follow-up to our recent episode about traveling from Cobh to Ellis Island - we head back to the Cobh Heritage Centre in County Cork and hear 7 stories of emigration from this very spot to many places around the world.

Many thanks to Jack Walsh and all the team at the Cobh Heritage centre for this fascinating tour - and 7 fascinating tales (none too tall)!

With lots of great Irish music and song along the way! Enjoy!

Music featured in this episode:

- A Ship from Cobh: "The Irish Rover - sung by The Dubliners and The Pogues.

- A Place in Cobh: "The Holy Ground" - sung by The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem.

- A Man from Cobh: "The Contender" - sung by Finbarr Wright.

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