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Thursday, 5 December 2013
Sunday, 1 December 2013
Great support once more from John Bowman, on his evocative show 'Bowman's Sunday', for my Audio Documentary. His choice of extracts over the past three weeks has been both insightful and beautifully balanced. The only 'public intellectual' in this country to demonstrate a true understanding of the issues around the 'Fifties generation of emigrants and their expungement from the national narrative. Others seem to think the subject beneath consideration...
Tuesday, 26 November 2013
I was delighted to hear of this statue's existence from a Mayo man recently. The Spirit of a Woman statue was erected in memory of those times and the families who were separated. It stands in The Square looking down the main street towards the railway bridge. It is a poignant and moving testament to the many men - and women - who "took the boat". This statue is still relevant today as we see so many of our citizens emigrating in search of work.
Saturday, 23 November 2013
Tune in tomorrow morning for more Voices of The Men Who Built Britain with John Bowman on RTE Radio 1 http://bit.ly/1i1un4v
Friday, 22 November 2013
If you missed it last Sunday morning, have a listen back at http://bit.ly/1i1un4v to excerpts from my upcoming CD of interviews with The Men Who Built Britain!