The Shaking Bog Podcast
By The Shaking Bog
A gentle meander through the world where art and nature meet. The Shaking Bog Festival's seasonal podcast leads us through the countryside with an interwoven tapestry of conversations, readings and reflections from some of our most treasured writers, artists and naturalists.
Episode 6: WINTER – A ‘Festival’ Podcast
A special podcast episode that looks back at The Shaking Bog’s Festival last September. Presenting a montage of excerpts from the festival programme this podcast is just a small taster of what happened over that magical weekend. Artists featured in this Festival Podcast, in order of appearance, include: Michael Longley, Paddy Glackin, Liz Berry, Alice Oswald, Colm Mac Con Iomaire, Kerrí ní Dochartaigh, Dara McAnulty, Lisa Lambe, Marty Rae, Melissa Harrison, Mary Coughlan and Roddy Doyle. This podcast is produced by The Shaking Bog Festival in collaboration with Coillte Nature & Mermaid Arts Centre, with funding from The Arts Council.
December 12, 2021
It’s summertime at last and in celebration of the season, The Shaking Bog heads to the West of Ireland to meet some of our finest artists, all of whom draw inspiration from the landscape and nature of the region.
July 02, 2021
Episode 4: Spring
It’s springtime. Once again the seasons have turned and the sense of renewal and hope that is ushered in with springtime is very welcome. This Spring episode of The Shaking Bog’s seasonal podcast draws mainly on the voices of artists who live either within, or close to the Wicklow County borders.
April 26, 2021
Episode 3: Winter
The year has turned and it’s deep mid-winter. Guided by the mood of the season this episode of The Shaking Bog Podcast explores memory, mythology and some of the hidden recesses of the natural world. Presenting a blend of conversations, readings and reflections, the Winter episode features writer Kerri Ní Dochartaigh, writer, herbalist and activist Oein DeBhairduin, poet Nuala ní Dhomhnaill and artist Chanelle Walshe in conversation with herpetologist Collie Ennis. Produced by The Shaking Bog Festival in collaboration with Coillte Nature & Mermaid Arts Centre. Written & presented by Catherine Nunes, edited by Bjorn MacGiolla, mixed by Steve McGrath with theme music composed by Ray Harmon.
January 20, 2021
Episode 2: A Christmas Special
From The Shaking Bog podcast - where art and nature meet. Join us for a short festive offering - featuring the remarkable Dara McAnulty and the Glencree Valley wren boys.
December 18, 2020
Episode 1: Autumn
A gentle meander through the world where art and nature meet. As the seasons turn towards autumn and the swallows prepare for their great migration, Catherine Nunes, Director of Wicklow’s Shaking Bog Festival leads us through the countryside with an interwoven tapestry of conversations, readings and reflections. This episode features poet Sean Hewitt, memoirist & farmer Selina Guinness, Trinidadian/Scottish poet Vahni Capildeo, historian and tree enthusiast Thomas Pakenham, and artist Gráinne Cuffe in conversation with botanist Prof. Jane Stout.
September 22, 2020