Radio – Podcasts – TV – Video
The First Pure Clear Place
First broadcast: Sunday 12 February 2023, 6pm, RTÉ lyric fm. Leontia Flynn tells the story of Sylvia Plath’s 1962 visit to Ireland and lifelong admiration of WB Yeats.
Behind the Veil – the story of Irish nuns
Olivia O’Leary presents a five-part series of The Essay on BBC Radio 3, Monday to Friday at 22:45, 2-6 January 2023.
First broadcast: Sunday 26 February 2023, RTÉ lyric fm, 6pm. Olivia O’Leary and poet Paddy Bushe follow the route of a forgotten walk described in a poem by Ellen Fitz-Simon, daughter of Daniel O’Connell.
Green White Enamel
Another chance to hear a programme on the life and work of Ethna McCarthy on Sunday 29th January 2023 at 6pm on RTÉ lyric fm.