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Hosted by Darach O' Séaghdha and The Irish For…
@theirishfor (https://twitter.com/Motherfocloir)Follow the show on twitter @motherfocloir or email us at [email protected]’s national obsessions with Leaving Cert results, social class and our self-image reaches fever pitch in August, culminating in some terrible hot takes about the state’s policy of access to Irish through the education system.
Gearóidín phones in from Finland to tell Darach and Eimear about how Swedish is a minority language there, how different it is from Finnish, and how the story of the Finns sounds familiar to Irish people.
Belfast's Máire Zepf is Northern Ireland's first ever Children's Writing Fellow and the author of nine books so far.
He's the world's leading expert in Irish food history, so why he agreed to appear on our podcast, we'll never know.
Gearóidín and Peadar chat with Máirtín about the history of Irish ingredients, ancient cooking methods, and an absolute heap of cheese. Gearóidín and Peadar can communicate in Finnish and French respectively by shrugging and being rude, but that doesn't indicate fluency.
They talk about this very issue and what issues a new single state on this island might face and what possibilities might be created.
Brianna Parkins was the Sydney Rose in 2016 and when she took the stage in Tralee she used her platform to call for legal access to abortion.Why is Irish food not held in the same regard as French, Spanish or even Danish grub? Find out all this and more, as Máirtín takes us on a culinary journey a thousand years or more in the making. And as for legal language, that's a whole other ball game.