Haunting Women [Dermot Bolger]

Episodes

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01The Linen Mill2005102420111031 (BBC7)
20111101 (BBC7)
20120611 (BBC7)
20120612 (BBC7)
20130311 (BBC7)
20130312 (BBC7)
20130923 (BBC7)
20130924 (BBC7)
20150727 (BBC7)
20150728 (BBC7)
20170626 (BBC7)
20181224 (BBC7)
20181225 (BBC7)
The beautiful singing of a young girl is often heard in a Belfast office block but why is she doomed to haunt this building forever?

Inspired by some of Ireland's most renowned female ghosts, Haunting Women is a group of stories from across the centuries, reliving five tragic tales of women who are doomed to haunt the island for eternity.

Producer: Gemma McMullan

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005

When 82-year-old Ellie revisits her old workplace, she is in turn visited by the past.

Series of ghostly stories by Irish novelist Dermot Bolger

When 82-year old Ellie revisits her old workplace she is, in turn, visited by the past.

When 82-year old Ellie revisits her old workplace she is, in turn, visited by the past. Can she be forgiven? Stars Doreen Keogh.

When 82-year-old Ellie revisits her old workplace, she is in turn visited by the past. Can she be forgiven? Stars Doreen Keogh.

02The Wedding Bouquet2005102520111101 (BBC7)
20111102 (BBC7)
20120612 (BBC7)
20120613 (BBC7)
20130312 (BBC7)
20130313 (BBC7)
20130924 (BBC7)
20130925 (BBC7)
20150728 (BBC7)
20150729 (BBC7)
20170627 (BBC7)
20181225 (BBC7)
20181226 (BBC7)
Could a tragic marriage from 1677 have implications for a couple tying the knot today?

Could the tale of a tragic marriage from 1677 have implications for a couple tying the knot today? Stars Alison McKenna.

Series of ghostly stories by Irish novelist Dermot Bolger

03The Waiting Wall2005102620111102 (BBC7)
20111103 (BBC7)
20120613 (BBC7)
20120614 (BBC7)
20130313 (BBC7)
20130314 (BBC7)
20130925 (BBC7)
20130926 (BBC7)
20150729 (BBC7)
20150730 (BBC7)
20170628 (BBC7)
20181226 (BBC7)
20181227 (BBC7)
Sarah returns to her home village and relives the scandal and tragedy of her sister.

Grandmother Sarah returns to the village she grew up in and relives the scandal and tragedy of her sister. Stars Doreen Keogh.

Grandmother Sarah returns to the village she grew up in, and relives the scandal and tragedy of her sister. Stars Doreen Keogh.

Sarah returns to her home village, and relives the scandal and tragedy of her sister.

Series of ghostly stories by Irish novelist Dermot Bolger

04The Shimmering Dress2005102720111103 (BBC7)
20111104 (BBC7)
20120614 (BBC7)
20120615 (BBC7)
20130314 (BBC7)
20130315 (BBC7)
20130926 (BBC7)
20130927 (BBC7)
20150730 (BBC7)
20150731 (BBC7)
20170629 (BBC7)
20181227 (BBC7)
20181228 (BBC7)
In 19th century Ireland, Cecilia rejects the Squire's advances. But can she escape him?

In 19th century Ireland, the beautiful Cecilia rejects the Squire's advances. But can she ever escape him? Stars Alison McKenna.

In 19th-century Ireland, Cecilia rejects the squire's advances. Can she ever escape him?

Series of ghostly stories by Irish novelist Dermot Bolger

05The Riding Crop2005102820111104 (BBC7)
20150731 (BBC7)
20150801 (BBC7)
20170630 (BBC7)
20181228 (BBC7)
20181229 (BBC7)
A dispute between sisters 200 years ago means a gift must be cared for in the present.

A bitter dispute between sisters 200 years ago means a precious wedding gift must be cared for in the present.

Series of ghostly stories by Irish novelist Dermot Bolger

05 LASTThe Riding Crop20111104 (BBC7)
20111105 (BBC7)
20120615 (BBC7)
20120616 (BBC7)
20130315 (BBC7)
20130316 (BBC7)
20130927 (BBC7)
20130928 (BBC7)
A dispute between sisters 200 years ago means a gift must be cared for in the present.

A bitter dispute between sisters 200 years ago means a precious wedding gift must be cared for in the present.