The Causeway Coast

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Duration: 35 minutes

Eamonn Holmes is in County Antrim to meet writers, artists and musicians inspired by the breathtaking scenery, including singer/songwriter Kathryn Scott and Nathan Jess. And St Killian's College in the heart of the Glens of Antrim is the setting for more sparkling hymns.

Music Played

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  • Image for From all that dwell below the skies

    From all that dwell below the skies Congregation

    Tune Lasst uns Erfreuen Words Isaac Watts/Robert Spence Music Peter von Brachel harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams arr Jonathan Rea

  • Image for The King of Love My Shepherd Is

    The King of Love My Shepherd Is Congregation

    Tune St Columba Words Henry Baker Music ancient Irish melody arr Jonathan Rea

  • Image for Immortal Invisible God Only Wise

    Immortal Invisible God Only Wise Congregation

    Tune St Denio Words Walter Smith Music John Roberts arr Jonathan Rea

  • Image for For the Beauty of the Earth

    For the Beauty of the Earth Congregation

    Tune Dix Words Folliott S Pierpoint Music Conrad Kocher arr Jonathan Rea

  • Image for This is My Father’s World

    This is My Father’s World Congregation

    Tune Terra Beata Words Maltie Babcock Music Traditional English arr Jonathan Rea

  • Image for At the Foot of the Cross

    At the Foot of the Cross Kathryn Scott

    Kathryn Scott (c) 2003 Vertical Worship Songs admin by

  • Image for I am Redeemed

    I am Redeemed Nathan Jess

    Nathan Jess (c) 2011 Thankyou Music Ltd admin by

  • Factsheet 6th May 2012

    Today’s ‘Songs of Praise’ comes from a spectacular stretch of coastline – THE CAUSEWAY COAST. Castles, dramatic headlands, chalk cliffs, miles of beaches, sleepy villages, picturesque harbours, and nine green Glens of Antrim punctuated at the halfway point by a world heritage site – The Giant’s Causeway. The Causeway Coastal Route winds its way round Co Antrim’s eastern boundary providing breathtaking scenery at almost every turn… as well as inspiration for writers, artists and musicians.

  • Contributors

    Kathryn Scott
    Kathryn Scott is a singer and worship leader at the Causeway Vineyard Church sees the brushstrokes of the creator all along the coast – and draws on them when writing the worship songs she brings to churches around the world. Kathryn will also perform ‘At The Foot of the Cross’.

    Hector McDonnell
    Hector finds beauty everywhere and everyday - and shares it through his wonderful paintings. He is the youngest son of the Earl and Countess of Antrim. Hector grew up in Glenarm Castle and was educated at Eton and Oxford. Hector McDonnell is one of the most respected painters working in Ireland today. His works have been exhibited all over the world.

    Roisin McAuley
    Roisin has travelled from journalism to fiction. Roisin studied history at Queen’s University before joining BBC Northern Ireland as a newsreader and announcer, going on to become a reporter for BBC programmes such as Newsnight, Panorama and File on 4. She has also produced and directed television documentaries for ITV and Channel 4 and written and presented programmes on BBC Radio 3 and 4. She lives in Reading with her husband Richard but still returns regularly to Northern Ireland – and to the North Antrim Coast where members of her family still live.

  • Congregation

    Perched on the headland of Garron Point, between the villages of Glenarm and Carnlough is St Killian’s College… and it’s in the school’s chapel our congregation will gather to sing hymns that reflect the beauty of creation and the creativity it inspires. The school is also the alma mater of the singing trio The Priests.

  • Locations

    The North Antrim Coast

    Music Performances recorded on location at Glenarm Castle


Eamonn Holmes
Maeve O Cathain
Series Editor
David Taviner
Executive Producer
Tommy Nagra


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