Heritage at the Heart Podcasts 2021

2021

This second series of podcasts on heritage and nature in Monaghan presented by Shirley Clerkin, produced by the Heritage Office and recorded onsite by Noel Murphy. They present interviews with local people, custodians, and heritage specialists, with lots of lively discussions and stories about the places and their value.  Each podcast is about 15 minutes in length and accompanied with specially commissioned music by distinguished Monaghan composer Michael Gallen.

The Patterns of Holy Wells

Shirley Clerkin is joined by local heritage experts Mary Kerley and Paddy Sherry for a walk to a holy well in the townland of Aghavilla or Achadh an Bhile (the field of the sacred tree), where they talk about the traditions and patterns associated with these venerated sources of water.

Music – Landmark and The Seed in March by Michael Gallen

Recording and editing – Noel Murphy.

Funding – Podcast is funded by the Heritage Council and Monaghan County Council.

 

A Natural Exploration of Hedgerows

Shirley Clerkin is joined by environmental scientist Jennifer McAree for a stroll along a diverse, abundant hedge in Ballinode to discuss the wildlife of hedges, good management, trees and history of hedges in Ireland.

Music – Landmark and The Seed in March by Michael Gallen

Recording and editing – Noel Murphy.

Funding – Podcast is funded by the Heritage Council and Monaghan County Council.

Click on the links below to listen to the Podcasts:

podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/heritage-at-the-heart/id1580285592

podcastsconnect.applecom/my-podcasts/show/heritage-at-the-heart/5e3c88e0-3c6f-451e-9ab3-9c33a2b8ffa5

audioboom.com/channels/5057885.rss