In search of the musical heart of the nation, Cerys Matthews discusses the songs of Ireland and pieces together her own Great Irish Songbook.
Everyone has heard of the Great American Songbook. In this series Cerys Matthews explores the songbooks of other countries.
Today: Dublin, where Cerys discusses the musical heart of the nation, seeks recommendations from a panel of experts and pieces together her own Great Irish Songbook.
Featuring musician and broadcaster Fiachna Ó Braonáin, singer and song researcher Jerry O'Reilly, and cultural historian Gerry Smyth. Recorded live at Whelans in Dublin.