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Ireland and the Irish people

Title
Ireland and the Irish people
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Special; Poetry
TX Date
12 Mar 1983
Year of production
1983
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Duration
00:52:08
Description
Documentary on Ireland and the Irish people. Includes Irish songs and poems read by the locals. The improved travel routes to Ireland have led to an increase in tourism, and the presenter’s trip to Ireland is examined, from the ferry trip to the people he met. Includes trips to the Guinness factory, salmon fishing, a visit to W. B. Yeats’s house and other places in and around Dublin.
Contributors
None Identified
Keywords
Travel; Ireland; Tourism; Poetry; Angling; W. B. Yeats; Irish (cultural identity); Irish folk songs; Dublin; Guinness

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