Irish Short Story Week
March 11 to July 1
Radio Stations for the Event
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I listen to these stations on my Ipad through a program called Tunein Radio. It is a free program (with an upgrade available) that lets you listen to 1000s of radio stations from all over the world. I think it is a work of genius. You can search out stations by location, music type etc. It lists lots of literary pod casts also. There are other programs of the same sort and programs designed for normal computers but I have only tried Tunein Radio..
Here are some of the stations I have really enjoyed
Live Ireland from Dublin-plays a very wide variety of Irish Music
All Irish Radio-lots of country type music-The Hill Billy Hellcats are on now!
Irish Pub Music-goes out to thousands of Irish Pubs from Chicago to Cape Town to Mexico City and Manila-a wonderful song is being played now by The Roadsiders "The Shores of Amerikay"-much of the history of the Irish Diaspora is in this song.
RTE 2fm 90.7 Dublin-lots of good stuff on this channel
WBGM-in Boston-very traditional-I listened to a great one hour program on this station on Irish Soldiers in The St Patricks Brigade in the Mexican Army-the kind of thing you do not learn in school.-Very much a heritage station
Irish Country Music-from Limerick-I love this station-I like to sit on my veranda early in the morning, drink ice green tea and read old Irish short stories. The roots of American country music is in Ireland and Scotland. There is a lot of pain in the songs on this station.
There are lots more but this will get you started. Of course you can listen to Irish radio stations of the same types you will find anywhere but these are special stations.
Please let us know what your background music is for reading Irish Short Stories. Do you listen to music on your PC or tablet? Do you use a program other than the one I mentioned?
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