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Regional Variations (7)

Gramophone Records THE COMPOSER AT THE PIANO

Regional Programme Northern

'LLYFRAU CYMRAEG NEWYDD '

Regional Programme Wales

Gramophone Records THE COMPOSER AT THE PIANO

Regional Programme London

Regional Programme

Regional Programme Scotland

Midland Programme

Regional Programme Western

JOHN BENNETT

Regional Programme Midland
on Regional Programme Northern Ireland

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by J. T. Frankland from St. Columb's Cathedral,
Londonderry

Contributors

Unknown:
J. T. Frankland

Regional Variations (7)

THE BRIDGWATER CHRISTY BAND

Regional Programme Western

Regional Programme

Regional Programme Scotland

THE CITY OF BIRMINGHAM ORCHESTRA

Regional Programme Midland

CANADIAN GUARDS BAND

Regional Programme Northern

A Programme of CANADIAN REGIMENTAL MARCHES

Regional Programme London

Y NEWYDDION

Regional Programme Wales

Regional Variations (4)

Introduction to:

Regional Programme Western

'SIBELIUS'

Regional Programme Northern

During the Interval 'SIBELIUS'

Regional Programme London

' County Antrim '
Sam Henry
For the last sixty years or so a twelve-foot petrified figure weighing, with its coffin, 21 tons, has lain in an L.M.S. Railway goods station in London. It is said to be the corpse of the giant, Finn McCoul , of Ulster legendary fame, and how it met its end in its present mundane and unromantic surroundings is only one of the intriguing stories Sam Henry has to tell in his contribution to this series tonight.
He started at the Giant's Causeway, home of Finn McCoul , and meandered along the coast and over to Lough Neagh. Meandered is the word. for the fascinating customs and the curious beliefs of the remoter countryside of Ulster are not discovered from a motor-car on the main road.
How else, for example, could Mr.
Henry have discovered the amazing story of the,cat fair at Parkgate and of the people who rushed there to sell cats to the Peruvian Government, or the legend of the bird with the body of a squirrel and the head of a night owl that lives at the bottom of Lough Neagh ?
These are only samples of the discoveries Sam Henry will tell listeners about tonight.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sam Henry
Unknown:
Finn McCoul
Unknown:
Sam Henry
Unknown:
Finn McCoul
Unknown:
Lough Neagh.
Unknown:
Lough Neagh
Unknown:
Sam Henry

Regional Programme Northern Ireland

About Regional Programme

Regional Programme is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 9th March 1930 and ended on the 9th September 1939. It was replaced by BBC Home Service.

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