In this episode we trace the origins - and more - of Carina's mystery Irish grandmother. I say "mystery" because Carina only ever knew her as "Granny Cronin". So, join us as we look to solve this mystery - with plenty of journeys, unexpected turns, twists and interesting characters along the way.
We've arranged the show in the following 5 parts - with music and songs of Cork City and County Cork along the way:
Part 1: Introduction: Who was my Irish grandmother, where was she born and many more questions!
Song: "I know my love" performed by Maura O'Connell.
Part 2: What I know: Where my grandmother lived, worked and is buried.
Song: "The Boys of Fairhill" performed by Jimmy McCarthy.
Part 3: Success! A Journey to the Place my grandmother was born.
Song: "The Banks of My Own Lovely Lee" performed by Seán Ó Sé.
Part 4: Traveling back to the deep roots: The Norman origins of my Irish grandmother's family.
Song: "The Contender" performed by Finbar Wright.
Part 5: Wrapping up: My Closing thoughts and the journey so far!