Program 597: Dublin Walk; Immortal Irishman; Aran Islands

Release Date: 03-14-2020


It's an all-Irish hour, as tour guides from Dublin and the West point out what you can find on a walking tour of the Irish capital and share why the rugged Aran Islands are one of the top sites to explore Ireland's traditions. And author Timothy Egan explains the legacy of the most famous Irish American immigrant of the 19th century.


  • Joe Darcy, Dublin-based tour guide
  • Kieran O'Hare, musician and Maine-based tour guide to Ireland
  • Tim Egan, author of "The Immortal Irishman" (Mariner) and "A Pilgrimage to Eternity" (Viking)
  • Irish tour guide Stephen McPhilemy
  • Dublin-based tour guide Peter Byrne

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Program Extras

More with Tim Egan - Rick talks with Tim Egan, author of "The Immortal Irishman," about the legacy of the 1916 Easter Rebellion in Dublin and the impact of the Irish diaspora. (runs 3:59)