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First time at a Burns Supper

First time at a Burns Supper

At a special Burns Night supper at Clarendon Building in Belfast, Helen Mark talks to florist George Madden about his Scottish grandmother and about the reason why he joined the Belfast Burns Association.

Councillor Tom Hartley recalls his first experience of eating haggis and talks about the fusion of cultures and languages in the north of Ireland.

John Killen remembers his first Burns Supper; and Geraldine McCullough talks about the Agnes Burns cottage she runs in Dundalk.

Sylvia Burnside sings a beautiful version of ‘My love is like a red, red rose’ with Susan Bates on the harp and Tim Gunning on the flute. (Broadcast 25th January 2010)


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