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The Engaging Ireland Podcast

Travis and Kathy Nelson

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The Engaging Ireland Podcast
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Providing travel tips, guides to places of interest, interviews and all things Ireland - Hosted by Travis and Kathy Nelson

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Ep. 37 - The Gobbins Path

The Gobbins is a cliff-face path on IslandMagee, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, northeast of Belfast. Unlike many other costal paths that just follow close along the top of an ocean-side cliff, the Gobbins first descends down to sea level, then winds along he base of the cliff, up and down steep cut stone stairs, across bridges from sea-stack to cliff face and island to island, past caves and through a narrow tunnel. Though it was long inaccessible to the public because it fell into disrepair after World War II, it has been rebuilt within the last several years and re-opened to the public as of Summer 2015. Start out at the beautiful visitor’s center for a walk through the interpretive display to learn about the history of the path, the wildlife that abounds in the surrounding area, and the astounding effort that it took to reconstruct the path in its current incarnation. If you’d like to check out some parts of the Gobbins path from the comfort of your own home, take a look at ...

31 MIN2016 JAN 9
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Ep. 37 - The Gobbins Path

Ep. 36 - In The Footsteps of Patrick - Continued

In this episode, we bring you more sites associated with the Patron Saint of Ireland. Happy Saint Patrick's Day! Balintubber Abbey Website: www.ballintubberabbey.ie/ Tochar Phadraig Website:www.heritagecouncil.ie/landscape/initiatives/the-pilgrim-paths/tochar-phadraig/ The Western Way: www.irishtrails.ie/trail/western-way--gal-/37/ Christopher Sommervile Walk of the Week: www.independent.ie/life/travel/ireland/walk-of-the-week-mamean-connemara-co-galway-26574913.html Altadaven Wood: www.voicesfromthedawn.com/st-patricks-chair-and-well/ The Rock of Cashel:www.cashel.ie Saint Patrick's Well: pilgrimagemedievalireland.com/2014/04/12/st-patricks-holy-well-at-marlfield-clonmel The closing song, sung by Kathy, is "May the Road Rise to Meet You" by Denes Agay.

8 MIN2015 MAR 17
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Ep. 36 - In The Footsteps of Patrick - Continued

Ep. 35 - Contemporary Irish Halloween Traditions

During this, the last of our special Halloween-week episodes, we are taking a look at some contemporary ways to observe Samhain/Halloween.

6 MIN2014 OCT 31
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Ep. 35 - Contemporary Irish Halloween Traditions

Latest Episodes

Ep. 37 - The Gobbins Path

The Gobbins is a cliff-face path on IslandMagee, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, northeast of Belfast. Unlike many other costal paths that just follow close along the top of an ocean-side cliff, the Gobbins first descends down to sea level, then winds along he base of the cliff, up and down steep cut stone stairs, across bridges from sea-stack to cliff face and island to island, past caves and through a narrow tunnel. Though it was long inaccessible to the public because it fell into disrepair after World War II, it has been rebuilt within the last several years and re-opened to the public as of Summer 2015. Start out at the beautiful visitor’s center for a walk through the interpretive display to learn about the history of the path, the wildlife that abounds in the surrounding area, and the astounding effort that it took to reconstruct the path in its current incarnation. If you’d like to check out some parts of the Gobbins path from the comfort of your own home, take a look at ...

31 MIN2016 JAN 9
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Ep. 37 - The Gobbins Path

Ep. 36 - In The Footsteps of Patrick - Continued

In this episode, we bring you more sites associated with the Patron Saint of Ireland. Happy Saint Patrick's Day! Balintubber Abbey Website: www.ballintubberabbey.ie/ Tochar Phadraig Website:www.heritagecouncil.ie/landscape/initiatives/the-pilgrim-paths/tochar-phadraig/ The Western Way: www.irishtrails.ie/trail/western-way--gal-/37/ Christopher Sommervile Walk of the Week: www.independent.ie/life/travel/ireland/walk-of-the-week-mamean-connemara-co-galway-26574913.html Altadaven Wood: www.voicesfromthedawn.com/st-patricks-chair-and-well/ The Rock of Cashel:www.cashel.ie Saint Patrick's Well: pilgrimagemedievalireland.com/2014/04/12/st-patricks-holy-well-at-marlfield-clonmel The closing song, sung by Kathy, is "May the Road Rise to Meet You" by Denes Agay.

8 MIN2015 MAR 17
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Ep. 36 - In The Footsteps of Patrick - Continued

Ep. 35 - Contemporary Irish Halloween Traditions

During this, the last of our special Halloween-week episodes, we are taking a look at some contemporary ways to observe Samhain/Halloween.

6 MIN2014 OCT 31
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Ep. 35 - Contemporary Irish Halloween Traditions

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