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The Irish in the UK-Episode 238 – Christmas Special! Michael D Higgins pays tribute to your favourite channel and some of the best bits of the year!

In Part 1..

Back at our 200th edition, Michael D Higgins recorded a special tribute to all of the Irish in the UK and gave special thanks to the contribution from our programme. We couldn’t do it without you!

John Brennan ran a transport business and then thought, “I’ll be a DJ”.. and that he was! Hugely successful and a great community figure. We pay tribute to the late JIB and reflect on his life.

Every year, the Galway Association runs a charity golf day! Hear the tales from the golf course and we pay tribute to the late Séan Burke

In Part 2

Craic by the Creek festival! Lively music and people having a great time in the sun! Fantastic mix of popular Irish tracks and chats with the stars of the festival!

Margaret Sherlock is the Britain’s longest serving hairdresser! Still cutting and styling into her 90s. She reflects back on her life and travelling to the UK.

And finally… Ged Graham, creator of Seven Drunken Nights, the musical and Coming Home for Christmas- Fairytale of New York talks about staging the festive offering. Great tracks to end the show with!

Watch the Irish in the UK every Thursday night at 7.30pm on SKY 191 or Freesat 162. Repeated on Tuesday at 1 pm

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