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The Snug

The Snug

By Irish in France

Irish in France in conversation with members of the Irish community in France – and our friends abroad – who share their life story and the music that inspires them.

Editor/presenter: Páraic Maguire

Producer: Paul Lynch

 

Podcast theme: 

Cinematic Criminal Comedy Jazz (Fun Music) Music by Pond5

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November 30, 2021

The Snug

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S02E03 - Maureen O'Donoghue & Anne Harris-Hennon
S02E03 - Maureen O'Donoghue & Anne Harris-Hennon
This episode was originally recorded and broadcast on a web radio show. Unfortunately, the sound quality is not the best, but you'll still enjoy hearing two very interesting individuals telling their stories. My guests: 1. Maureen O'Donoghue, Franco-Irish singer, musician. Music: Maureen O'Donoghue – The Virtual Lover Danú – Paddy Rainey's Jig/Johnny Leary's/Winnie Hayes's Four Winds – Flags of Dublin/Ger Quigley's/Fred's Favourite 2. Anne Harris-Hennon, former civil servant, author of Unspoken, a novel about a single mother's experience with the Mother and Baby Institutions in the 1970s, based on her own story. Music: Shantalla – A Band of Gold Saw Doctors – Clare Island Seán Ó Riada – Róisín Dubh (Mise Éire) Researched, edited and presented by Páraic Maguire. Produced by Paul Lynch.
50:28
November 24, 2022
S02E02 Peter Donegan
S02E02 Peter Donegan
This week's guest: Peter Donegan, horticulturalist and landscape gardener, designer of the World War I Centenary Peace Garden in Péronne, in the Somme Valley. Music: The Hot Sprockets – Honey Skippin; U2 – Angel of Harlem; Ronnie Drew – Nora. Researched, edited and presented by Páraic Maguire. Produced by Paul Lynch.
31:37
October 14, 2022
S02E01 Niall Burgess
S02E01 Niall Burgess
This week's guest: Niall Burgess, Ambassador of Ireland in France. Music: The Fureys and Davey Arthur – The Green Fields of France; Choir Of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge – Lauda Anima Mea Dominum; Sheryl Crow and Willie Nelson – Lonely Alone. Researched, edited and presented by Páraic Maguire. Produced by Paul Lynch.
34:46
September 13, 2022
S01E04 Stephen Carroll
S01E04 Stephen Carroll
This week's guest: Stephen Carroll, Senior Business Editor for France 24 English. Music: Lisa Hannigan – Safe Travels (Don’t Die);  Mary Black – No Frontiers;  Tolü Makay – N17. Researched, edited and presented by Páraic Maguire. Produced by Paul Lynch.
29:04
February 03, 2022
S01E03 Lara Marlowe
S01E03 Lara Marlowe
This week's guest: Lara Marlowe, Paris correspondent of The Irish Times. Music: Mícheál O’Rourke – Nocturne no. 1 in E flat major, by John Field;  Sinéad O’Connor – Molly Malone;  Van Morrison – Madame George. Edited and presented by Páraic Maguire Produced by Paul Lynch
29:47
January 10, 2022
S01E02 Lisa Lambe
S01E02 Lisa Lambe
This week's guest: Lisa Lambe Music: Dolly MacMahon – Anach Cuan Al O'Donnell – Matt Hyland Lisa Lambe – Rosaleen Edited and presented by Páraic Maguire Produced by Paul Lynch Lisa can be heard on the Christmas 2021 edition of Sunday Miscellany on RTÉ Radio 1
28:59
January 03, 2022
S01E01 Jack L & Aidan Troy
S01E01 Jack L & Aidan Troy
This week's guests: 1. Jack Lukeman, or Jack L, singer, songwriter, showman, star of Postcards from the Edge. Music: Doctor Millar – Happy Can Be Margaret Barry – My Lagan Love The Chieftains – Wild Geese 2. Fr Aidan Troy, parish priest of Saint Joseph's in Paris, formerly of Holy Cross, Belfast. Music: Christy Moore – They Never Came Home The Dubliners – Seven Drunken Nights Tina Turner – Something Beautiful Remains
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