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Programme 8

27 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 20 October 2007

Charlie Gillen yarns with his old friend, Will McAvoy, about horse ploughing, potato digging, blacksmithing, schooldays and other subjects, all delivered in their native Ulster-Scots tongue.

Charlie reads his poem ‘Well get what’ll dae us’ and there’s background music by Dick Glasgow. The two men talk about the various Ulster-Scots words used in Counties Antrim and Down.


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