A Wee Taste A' Craic

A Wee Taste A' Craic : All the Irish Craic from the popular 'Celtic Roots Radio' shows, 2-25

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The "Celtic Roots Radio" show consists of 30 minutes of great Celtic and roots music, with commentary from Raymond on whatever topic happens to occur to him at the time - be it history, language, customs, personal anecdotes ... This book is based on the scripts from the first 25 shows and covers places such as Belfast, Down, Antrim, Armagh, Derry and Fermanagh in the north; Dublin, Cork, Cavan and Donegal in the south; plus London, Israel and China, for good measure. Other topics include: landscape; language; history; "'Buck Alec'"; baking; Irish "'navvies'"; European immigrants; Northern Irish humour and banter; the author's boat, "'Warrior Maid'"; C.S. Lewis and other Irish writers; "The Troubles"; the hero Cuchulainn; Listooder; and the author's family history. Get the real flavour of Ireland and the Irish from a distinctive northern -- Ulster -- perspective! "http: //www.celticrootsradio.com"
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Product details

  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 125 x 200 x 5mm | 85g
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0952578549
  • 9780952578543
  • 2,695,376

About Raymond McCullough

Raymond McCullough, from Co. Down, near Belfast, Northern Ireland, has been a professional writer for over twenty years, originally writing a regular series - plus other articles, reviews and reports - for several UK computing magazines. From 1990-96 he edited and published the Irish magazine, 'Bread' - releasing his first book, 'Ireland - now the good news!' from this in 1995; co-edited by his wife, well-known fiction author Gerry McCullough. His articles have also been published in the Irish Times, Dublin, and the Presbyterian Herald, Belfast. In 1993 he hosted a radio show, 'In tha Name a' Gawd!' on 96.7 BCR, in Belfast, which later developed into his current satellite radio show of music, news and faith-based interviews - broadcasting around the world on several satellite networks. Since then he's been involved in media of all kinds - from web design to podcasting, satellite and internet radio, plus documentary TV production - producing two albums of Celtic music, 'Into Jerusalem, ' in 2005 and a Celtic pop-folk EP, 'Different, ' in 2008. In September 2008, Raymond began producing and hosting 'Celtic Roots Radio' - an iTunes podcast and web station (on Live365) - with around 7,000 downloads per show in more than 100 countries. He also produces and hosts the 'In tha Name a' Gawd!' series and 'Fresh Bread' - broadcasting each week on several satellite radio networks heard in most countries of the world. Raymond is currently working on a TV documentary, filmed mainly in Canada, entitled, 'Broken Treaties.' More info at: http: //raymondmccullough.com http: //celticrootsradio.com http: //preciousoil.com
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