Anne-Marie McAleese and the team go in search of the weird and wonderful across Northern Ireland, reflecting local life and offering a guide to the things to see and do.
Sat, 7 Dec 13
27 days remaining
Helen Mark finds out how local children at Learmount, at the foothills of the Sperrins, are using the nearby woodland as a classroom and Anne-Marie visits the allotments at Springhill.
Sat, 30 Nov 13
20 days remaining
On today's podcast we hear about the incredible two-year task of replacing the 1100 year old High Cross at Down Cathedral and Anne-Marie visits a project in Cloughmills where people are encouraged to grow their own food.
Sat, 23 Nov 13
13 days remaining
How about this, a rare type of mushroom found for the first time in Ireland. The fascinating fungus has been discovered in Belvoir Park Forest growing from the oldest oak tree in Northern Ireland. Who knew that CS Lewis was so fond of Castlerock, this is where he spent his childhood holidays every summer, a place that also inspired his writing. Deirdre Donnelly meets Stein Anderson from the CS Lewis Society at a dedicated sculpture that not everyone knows about. We finish with a special tour from Mossbawn to Seamus Heaney's home, with Heaney super fan Eugene Kielt.
Sat, 16 Nov 13
6 days remaining
In a special broadcast, Anne-Marie McAleese explores the landscape which nurtured Seamus Heaney, about which he wrote so vividly. Conor McKay visits the blacksmith’s forge and meets Barney Devlin, whose work inspired Seamus to write the poem The Forge.
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