Program 597a: Dublin Walk; The Immortal Irishman; Aran Islands

Release Date: 03-16-2024


In this all-Irish hour, tour guides describe some of the intriguing sights you'd encounter on a walking tour of Dublin and explain why the rugged Aran Islands, off Ireland's west coast, are such an exciting place to explore Irish traditions. And author Timothy Egan delves into the legacy of 19th-century America's most famous Irish immigrant.


  • 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, Thomas Francis Meagher's break with Irish statesman Daniel O'Connell, and the impact of the Irish diaspora. (runs 3:59)