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The Almanac of Ireland

The Almanac of Ireland

Manchán Magan investigates the quirks, conundrums and wonders of Ireland and asks questions like: how were the Irish able to make a cheese hard enough to kill a mythical queen? Or, what is it like to spend hours alone in an underground portal to the Celtic Otherworld? And, how does an urban pond become a multi-dimensional wonderland?

Dive into The Almanac of Ireland to find out.

A Red Hare Media production for RTÉ Radio.

Recent Episodes

Wellness Waters Part 2

July 28, 2021

Manchán Magan visits a holy well with a hydrogeologist to search for the powers hidden in its water. With Dr Bruce Misstear.

Wellness Waters

July 21, 2021

Manchán visits St. Ciaran's Well in Co. Meath to learn about its cultural and spiritual history. With Dr. Ronan Foley.

Breaking Bread

July 14, 2021

Manchán Magan investigates the true origins of traditional Irish cuisine with Máirtín Mac Con Iomaire.

Red Fox Press

July 14, 2021

Manchán Magan visits a publishing house at the edge of the world. http://www.redfoxpress.com/

The Deserted Village

June 23, 2021

A visit to a small village with a big history.

Of weather, waves and wireless

June 23, 2021

Damian Corless is our weather guide for some intriguing tales about the history of weather forecasting.