Series in which Cherrie McIlwaine traces the history of well-loved Northern Irish songs. She goes on the trail of popular hymn All Things Bright and Beautiful.
Series in which Cherrie McIlwaine traces the history of well-loved Northern Irish songs. She seeks out Softly, Softly, as sung by Belfast's Ruby Murray.
Cherrie McIlwaine traces the history of well-loved Irish songs. She assesses songs written about or inspired by Belfast, and if they are fair representations or overly sentimental.
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Cherrie McIlwaine talks to songwriters, performers and music historians about the waterways of Ireland that have been so inspirational to them.
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Cherrie McIlwaine discovers Irish songs that paint pictures of beautiful and distinctive landmarks. With guests Tommy and Colum Sands, Kieran Goss, Foster and Allen and Peter Corry.
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Cherrie McIlwaine hears about the comedic and satirical songs of Northern Ireland, from 'The Ballad of William Bloat' to satire of the week's news. Guests include William Caulfield.
Cherrie McIlwaine looks at Londonderry, known as the city of song, with guests Eamon Friel, Brian Mullen, Cara Dillon and Phil Coulter.