Irish Tales by Eddie Lenihan
From Monday to Friday this week BBC Radio 4 is broadcasting at 3.30pm (BST) a series of evocative Irish tales collected and read by Eddie Lenihan, one of the greatest if Irish story-tellers.
Each story may be downloaded from the BBC’s website up to 7 days from its first broadcast (they’re good quality downloads). The website to go to is,
The introductory music for each story is Martin Hayes playing Paddy Fahey’s reel (track #1 of The Lonesome Touch). My guess is that sales of this CD may well get boosted by these broadcasts, and, who knows, there may be further people attracted to ITM as a result.