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Posted by on Dec 25, 2008 in Audio & Video, Destinations, Irish Travel Resources, Podcast | 0 comments

61 Merry Christmas, Armagh, Down & the Cooley Peninsula – AUDIO

Episode Guide – Podcast #61 Merry Christmas, Armagh, Down and the Cooley Peninsula

After giving away a few things, we sit down and chat with the former mayor of Newry and Mourne. Click the arrow below to play episode.

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Show Notes

Celtic harp music courtesy of Anne Roos www.celticharpmusic.com

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00:00
Excerpt from “Tales from an Irish Hermitage” Link no longer available.

02:39

Intro – Happy Christmas

03:05
Holiday Giveaway continues through the end of December
Sign up at http://irishfireside.wordpress.com/free-stuff/

03:50
Pat Preston’s “Ireland Memories” book www.irelandexpert.com/books-ireland-memories.htm

04:17
GIVEAWAY “Haste to the Wedding” CD and Book by Anne Roos www.celticharpmusic.com goes to Eric Wells from Ozark, MO

GIVEAWAY “Abramo’s Gift” by Donald Greco. Read a review at Here’s a review… www.compulsivereader.com/html/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=2056

Details at www.amazon.com/Abramos-Gift-Donald-Greco/dp/193445429X goes to Liz Kirchgatter from Arizona

GIVEAWAY Knappogue Whiskey Pitcher www.knappoguewhiskey.com goes to Franklin Roberts from Independence, MO

5:40
Please Add Some Turf to the Fireside to help maintain website, pay for postage and help us continue doing special things like our Holiday Giveaway. Every little bit helps. http://irishfireside.com/contribute.html

A special thanks to Bill, Alan, Thomas, Tony, Judy, Emily, Suzette, David, Jessie and Raydra for already contributing to the Irish Fireside.

6:20
GIVEAWAY “Ireland of the Welcomes” magazine subscription goes to
Brad Wilson of Lexington, KY, and Patricia Beck of Ormond Beach, FL…we’ll have more subscriptions to giveaway over the next three days. https://www.harmonia.ie/xcart/product.php?productid=6

07:00
Patrick Kavanagh Irish Author and Poet www.patrickkavanaghcountry.com

A Christmas Childhoodwww.irishcultureandcustoms.com/Poetry/PatKavanagh.html

07:30
Areas near Kavanagh’s hometown that visitors often miss:

Cooley Peninsulawww.carlingford.ie

Mountains of Mourne www.armaghanddown.com

Gathering mussels outside of Carlingford

Gathering mussels outside of Carlingford

08:36
Irish-American Roadtrip starts mid January. Drop us a line if you live along the route or if you can suggest some Irish-American stops along the way. http://irishfireside.com/roadtrip/

09:18
Interview with Michael Carr former mayor of Newry and Mourne a region between Belfast and Dublin. www.armaghanddown.com

Photos from Warren Point, Michael’s home town.

Warrenpoint, County Down, Northern Ireland

Warrenpoint, County Down, Northern Ireland

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