In this final podcast of 2021 you will hear the voices of the following people as they describe in lovely detail their memories of Christmases past.
John B. Keane, remembers Christmas in Listowel and relates a story about the season. He also explains the importance of the rhythm in his writings and compares it to the works of Charles Dickens.
Eamon Kelly tells one of his favourite stories entitled “The Tea Man”
Poet, writer and storyteller from North Kerry, Dan Keane recalls the time the magic of Christmas was lost to him.
Nancy Price, the well known Kenmare storyteller, recalls the traditional cooking on Christmas Day.
Mick Moynihan, a sheep farmer from the hills of West Kerry describes Christmas for the country people of his area in the early years of the 20th century.
Molly Walsh who grew up in Ballinskelligs in South Kerry sings a very old Christmas hymn.