Town I Love So Well, The [Radio Ulster]

Episodes

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Michael O'Neill2017072920180901 (RU)

Owen O'Neill meets Michael O'Neill in his home town of Ballymena.

Owen O'Neill meets well-known local faces.

Comedian Owen O'Neill spends the day with a well-known local face as they show him around a place that they hold in affection, uncovering stories about their home territory. Today Owen is in Ballymena to meet with Northern Ireland football manager Michael O'Neill. Michael shows Owen where he kicked his first football in Ballymena, introduces him to some old school friends at St Louis' Grammar School and revisits his days playing GAA football.

Michael O'Neill2017072920180903 (RU)

Owen O'Neill meets Michael O'Neill in his home town of Ballymena.

Owen O'Neill meets well-known local faces.

Comedian Owen O'Neill spends the day with a well-known local face as they show him around a place that they hold in affection, uncovering stories about their home territory. Today Owen is in Ballymena to meet with Northern Ireland football manager Michael O'Neill. Michael shows Owen where he kicked his first football in Ballymena, introduces him to some old school friends at St Louis' Grammar School and revisits his days playing GAA football.

Michael O'neill2017072920180901 (RU)
20180903 (RU)

Owen O'Neill meets Michael O'Neill in his home town of Ballymena.

Owen O'Neill meets well-known local faces.

Comedian Owen O'Neill spends the day with a well-known local face as they show him around a place that they hold in affection, uncovering stories about their home territory. Today Owen is in Ballymena to meet with Northern Ireland football manager Michael O'Neill. Michael shows Owen where he kicked his first football in Ballymena, introduces him to some old school friends at St Louis' Grammar School and revisits his days playing GAA football.

01Jimmy Cricket2017072220180825 (RU)

Owen O'Neill meets fellow comedian Jimmy Cricket in west Belfast, where he grew up.

Owen O'Neill meets well-known local faces.

Comedian Owen O'Neill spends the day with a well-known local face as they show him around a place that they hold in affection, uncovering stories about their home territory. Today Owen is in west Belfast to meet Northern Ireland's much-loved comedian Jimmy Cricket. Jimmy, best known for wearing three-quarter length trousers and wellie boots on the wrong feet, takes Owen to his childhood home off the Andersonstown Road, plays the saxophone on the street corner where he used to perform with his mates and to the former family run bar where he cut his teeth telling jokes to the customers.

01Jimmy Cricket2017072220180827 (RU)

Owen O'Neill meets fellow comedian Jimmy Cricket in west Belfast, where he grew up.

Owen O'Neill meets well-known local faces.

Comedian Owen O'Neill spends the day with a well-known local face as they show him around a place that they hold in affection, uncovering stories about their home territory. Today Owen is in west Belfast to meet Northern Ireland's much-loved comedian Jimmy Cricket. Jimmy, best known for wearing three-quarter length trousers and wellie boots on the wrong feet, takes Owen to his childhood home off the Andersonstown Road, plays the saxophone on the street corner where he used to perform with his mates and to the former family run bar where he cut his teeth telling jokes to the customers.

01Jimmy Cricket2017072220180827 (RU)
20180825 (RU)

Owen O'Neill meets fellow comedian Jimmy Cricket in west Belfast, where he grew up.

Owen O'Neill meets well-known local faces.

Comedian Owen O'Neill spends the day with a well-known local face as they show him around a place that they hold in affection, uncovering stories about their home territory. Today Owen is in west Belfast to meet Northern Ireland's much-loved comedian Jimmy Cricket. Jimmy, best known for wearing three-quarter length trousers and wellie boots on the wrong feet, takes Owen to his childhood home off the Andersonstown Road, plays the saxophone on the street corner where he used to perform with his mates and to the former family run bar where he cut his teeth telling jokes to the customers.

Owen O'Neill meets fellow comedian Jimmy Cricket in west Belfast, where he grew up.

Owen O'Neill meets well-known local faces.

Comedian Owen O'Neill spends the day with a well-known local face as they show him around a place that they hold in affection, uncovering stories about their home territory. Today Owen is in west Belfast to meet Northern Ireland's much-loved comedian Jimmy Cricket. Jimmy, best known for wearing three-quarter length trousers and wellie boots on the wrong feet, takes Owen to his childhood home off the Andersonstown Road, plays the saxophone on the street corner where he used to perform with his mates and to the former family run bar where he cut his teeth telling jokes to the customers.

01Jimmy Cricket20170724

Owen O'Neill meets fellow comedian Jimmy Cricket in west Belfast, where he grew up.

Comedian Owen O'Neill spends the day with a well-known local face as they show him around a place that they hold in affection, uncovering stories about their home territory. Today Owen is in west Belfast to meet Northern Ireland's much-loved comedian Jimmy Cricket. Jimmy, best known for wearing three-quarter length trousers and wellie boots on the wrong feet, takes Owen to his childhood home off the Andersonstown Road, plays the saxophone on the street corner where he used to perform with his mates and to the former family run bar where he cut his teeth telling jokes to the customers.

01Marie Jones20170812

Owen O'Neill meets Belfast playwright and actress Marie Jones.

Comedian Owen O'Neill spends the day with a well-known local face as they show him around a place that they hold in affection, uncovering stories about their home territory. Today Owen meets much-loved playwright Marie Jones as she starts her tour in east Belfast. Marie shows Owen the streets around Templemore Avenue, once her playground and inspiration for much of her work, and to Windsor Park as a Northern Ireland football fan and season ticket holder.

01Marie Jones20170814
01Marie Jones20170814

Owen O'Neill meets Belfast playwright and actress Marie Jones.

Comedian Owen O'Neill spends the day with a well-known local face as they show him around a place that they hold in affection, uncovering stories about their home territory. Today Owen meets much-loved playwright Marie Jones as she starts her tour in east Belfast. Marie shows Owen the streets around Templemore Avenue, once her playground and inspiration for much of her work, and to Windsor Park as a Northern Ireland football fan and season ticket holder.

01Michael O'neill20170729

Owen O'Neill meets Michael O'Neill in his home town of Ballymena.

Comedian Owen O'Neill spends the day with a well-known local face as they show him around a place that they hold in affection, uncovering stories about their home territory. Today Owen is in Ballymena to meet with Northern Ireland football manager Michael O'Neill. Michael shows Owen where he kicked his first football in Ballymena, introduces him to some old school friends at St Louis' Grammar School and revisits his days playing GAA football.

01Michael O'neill20170731
01Michael O'neill20170731

Owen O'Neill meets Michael O'Neill in his home town of Ballymena.

Comedian Owen O'Neill spends the day with a well-known local face as they show him around a place that they hold in affection, uncovering stories about their home territory. Today Owen is in Ballymena to meet with Northern Ireland football manager Michael O'Neill. Michael shows Owen where he kicked his first football in Ballymena, introduces him to some old school friends at St Louis' Grammar School and revisits his days playing GAA football.

0103Charlie Lawson20170805
0103Charlie Lawson20170807
0103Charlie Lawson20170807

Owen O'Neill spends the day with Charlie Lawson in his home county of Fermanagh.

Comedian Owen O'Neill spends the day with a well known local face as they show him around a place that they hold in affection, uncovering stories about their home territory.

Today Owen's in Fermanagh to meet one of Northern Ireland's best loved actors, Charlie Lawson, most well known for playing Jim McDonald in Coronation Street. Charlie takes Owen on a boat tour of Lower Lough Erne as he tells tales of a childhood spent at Devenish, shares his passion for riding horses and visits his grandparents grave for the first time in Rossorry.