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01Tickles2014031420171031 (BBC7)
20200322 (R4)
A series of new readings by some of Ireland's most exciting and talented writers. Clare Dwyer-Hogg, Michèle Forbes, Paul McVeigh and Martin Meenan bring us a range of stories where human emotions are tested, and memories are forged, forgotten or found, all the while taking a humorous and poignant look at how people withdraw, connect and reconnect with one another throughout the course of their lives.
In 'Tickles' by Paul McVeigh a son visiting his mother who is suffering from dementia, uncovers some long-lost memories and makes an unexpected connection. Read by Liam McMahon.

Writer Paul McVeigh
Reader Liam McMahon
Producer Heather Larmour.

Visiting his mother who is suffering from dementia, a son makes an unexpected connection.

Series of stories by some of Ireland's most exciting and talented writers

02Serenity2014032120171101 (BBC7)
20200329 (R4)
A series of new readings by some of Ireland's most exciting and talented writers. Clare Dwyer-Hogg, Michèle Forbes, Paul McVeigh and Martin Meenan bring us a range of stories where human emotions are tested, and memories are forged, forgotten or found, all the while taking a humorous and poignant look at how people withdraw, connect and reconnect with one another throughout the course of their lives.

A coffee shop owner who portraits the epitome of calm and sophistication spectacularly lets her guard down in "Serenity" by Claire Dywer-Hogg. Read by Hattie Morahan. Produced by Morag Keating.

Music, Letters by Little Bear.

A coffee shop owner lets her calm persona slip in spectacular fashion.

Series of stories by some of Ireland's most exciting and talented writers

03Jigsaw2014032820171102 (BBC7)
20200405 (R4)
A series of new readings by some of Ireland's most exciting and talented writers. Clare Dwyer-Hogg, Michèle Forbes, Paul McVeigh and Martin Meenan bring us a range of stories where human emotions are tested, and memories are forged, forgotten or found, all the while taking a humorous and poignant look at how people withdraw, connect and reconnect with one another throughout the course of their lives.

Missing jigsaw pieces bring three generations of a family together in Martin Meenan's 'Jigsaw' read by Ciaran McMenamin. Produced by Heather Larmour.

By Martin Meenan. Missing jigsaw pieces bring three generations of a family together.

Series of stories by some of Ireland's most exciting and talented writers

04Days Of White Tulips2014030720171030 (BBC7)
20200315 (R4)
A series of new readings by some of Ireland's most exciting and talented writers. Clare Dwyer-Hogg, Michèle Forbes, Paul McVeigh and Martin Meenan bring us a range of stories where human emotions are tested, and memories are forged, forgotten or found, all the while taking a humorous and poignant look at how people withdraw, connect and reconnect with one another throughout the course of their lives.

Dearbhla Molloy reads 'Days of White Tulips' by Michèle Forbes, a story of two sisters and the shift in their relationship when one becomes increasingly forgetful and moves into a nursing home.

Written Michele Forbes
Producer Heather Larmour
Reader Dearbhla Molloy.

By Michele Forbes. Two sisters' relationship changes as one becomes increasingly forgetful

Series of stories by some of Ireland's most exciting and talented writers